Typography for Photographers: Get Professional Results NOW

Typography for Photographers: Get Professional Results NOW

Typography for photographers is something that we need to understand, at least at a fundamental level. That’s because our photos often work well with type in different circumstances. I won’t pretend to be a trained graphic designer. I’m definitely not. However, I struggled for a long time and wondered why my own efforts looked so…pathetic….

Photo Composition Ideas for Travel Photographers

Photo Composition Ideas for Travel Photographers

Coming up with photo composition ideas for travel photographer can seem to be hit or miss. Some scenes just naturally lend themselves to beautiful photos. Others look beautiful, but seem difficult to capture into a still frame. We have some ideas that can help you work with those less cooperative travel environments. You can drastically…

Why Snapshot Photos are Great for Telling Stories

Why Snapshot Photos are Great for Telling Stories

Snapshot photos get a bad rap from most photographers. We spend a lot of time thinking about our photos and how to make them better, so it’s easy to look down upon the lowly snapshot. After all, anyone can make a snapshot. There’s no skill or challenge to making a snapshot. Yet, I’m here to…

Answers to Your Questions About Off-Camera Flash

Answers to Your Questions About Off-Camera Flash

I invited readers to send your questions about off-camera flash, and you didn’t disappoint. You wanted to know why use flash photography, when to use it, how to blend flash with ambient light and much more. So settle back and relax. Let’s see if we can provide some answers to your questions about off-camera flash….

Should You Invite Others to Critique Your Photos?

Should You Invite Others to Critique Your Photos?

If you want someone to critique your photos, it’s best to know what to expect. Not all critiques are alike, and some people shouldn’t be trusted to give a critique. Having someone critique your photos can be a valuable learning experience. It may even fundamentally change how you approach your photography. You just need to…