Photography Challenges That Actually Help You Improve

Photography Challenges That Actually Help You Improve

Are there any photography challenges that actually help you improve your craft? I see a lot of photo challenges that emphasizes taking a picture every day for a year, every week, etc. What does that actually do for you? In this article, we’ll help you understand what you should expect from a photography challenge and…

Knowing When to Ignore Color Will Make Your Photos Stronger

Knowing When to Ignore Color Will Make Your Photos Stronger

Knowing When to Ignore Color Creates Stronger Photos Should your photos be in Color or Black & White? Knowing when to ignore color can help you create stronger photos by embracing the mood or emotion needed to tell your story. Sometimes color is a distraction. Eliminating color can simplify your photos to reveal an entirely…

Improve Your Photographic Composition with Art and Design Elements

Improve Your Photographic Composition with Art and Design Elements

Improve Your Photographic Composition Using Fundamental Elements Thank you for listening to The Photo Flunky Show. In episode 60, we discuss how you use composition to tell a story by arranging art and design elements. Instead of discussing things like “Rule of Thirds” and “Leading Lines“, we have a different approach. We use simple questions…

The Dominance of Color

The Dominance of Color

The dominance of color in photography is a key tool to use in the psychology of your viewer. Color makes people feel emotions. I have a tendency to prefer color photos. More accurately, I love strong colors. Color contrast, color symmetry, or color complements. So when and why would, or should, use black and white in…