Making Money Selling Your Images to Stock Agencies Online

Anyone who takes good quality photographs, and can supply images to fit a stock photography agency’s file size requirements, can make money working from home. The caveat is that this is a long-term game, and a photographer usually needs to build a collection of at least several hundred images, before the financial returns become substantial. Nevertheless, uploading good- quality, sell-able images week by week will … Continue reading Making Money Selling Your Images to Stock Agencies Online

Photography Project – Capture the Magic of Spring

Spring is a great time for photographers, and the warmer weather brings opportunities for beautiful pictures. The climate change you experience in spring depends on where you live in the world, but most places see the arrival of spring flowers and wildlife. Spring is the perfect time to pack your cameras and venture outdoors, and the following tips will guide you to produce great pictures. … Continue reading Photography Project – Capture the Magic of Spring

How to Turn Snapshots into Portraits

Family and friends are one of the most common subjects for people to shoot pictures of. So what is it that makes the difference between a snapshot of someone and a professional looking portrait photograph? It isn’t all about the type of camera and equipment you use. A skilled photographer can take a portrait picture with a mobile phone camera or basic digital compact camera … Continue reading How to Turn Snapshots into Portraits

How to Improve Your Photography – Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

Great improvements come when people push themselves out of their comfort zone. Sportsmen are constantly pushing themselves to new levels of success, and the same can be achieved in the world of creative arts. If you continue to take the same type of photographs using the same techniques, you will never improve or develop new skills. When you step out of your comfort zone and … Continue reading How to Improve Your Photography – Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

Improve Your Photography by Learning From the Masters

Many famous photographers rarely talk about photography. They prefer to remain in the background and let their work speak for itself. Sometimes even little things that they do say can reveal their secrets. Learn from the masters by studying these five quotes from some of the world’s best photographers. “The important thing is not the camera but the eye” – Alfred Eisenstaedt The camera you … Continue reading Improve Your Photography by Learning From the Masters

Quick Fixes to 7 Common Mistakes in Photography

Modern cameras are incredibly sophisticated pieces of equipment, but it’s still possible to get disappointing results from them. Producing great photographs still requires some knowledge and skill. The following are some of the common problems which photographers experience, and suggestions for quick fixes which can resolve them. Lens blurring There’s nothing worse than a blurred image to spoil a great picture. Potential causes can be … Continue reading Quick Fixes to 7 Common Mistakes in Photography

5 Essential Camera Skills for Brilliant Photography

Understanding how a camera works is the foundation of a photographer’s skills. Modern cameras are easy to use, and automatic modes can produce great pictures. However, it’s essential to understand how a camera’s settings and functions influence the pictures it produces. Creative control comes from understanding the technical aspects of photography. The following five camera skills will enhance a photographer’s ability to create great photographs. … Continue reading 5 Essential Camera Skills for Brilliant Photography

Five Tips for Better Holiday Photos

When you look back on past holidays, most of your memories have been captured by a camera wielding family member who might not always be the best photographer.  Whether it’s a classic case of red eye, blurred figures or cutting off people’s heads – it seems like more often than not people wind up with unsatisfactory photos from their past holidays and events.  Below is … Continue reading Five Tips for Better Holiday Photos

Make Money selling your Photography Online

Digital images are in high demand. Websites, newspapers, magazines, corporate presentations and company newsletters all need a constant source of digital images. Online image agencies allow you to add your photographs to their directory, where customers can pay a fee to use your images. Selling your photographs online can provide a steady stream of passive income. Where can I sell my photographs? There are two … Continue reading Make Money selling your Photography Online

Digital Hints…Surprising Things That Work!

It’s always fun to learn new ways to enhance your photography experience. Try these suggestions collected from the pros. You’ll be amazed at how a few simple items can be so helpful. Hand Warmers – These handy items we often use inside our gloves in cold climates are great for protecting your camera lens from moisture. Wrap it around your lens, and use a strong … Continue reading Digital Hints…Surprising Things That Work!