The Importance of a Photographer’s Portfolio

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What is a photographer’s portfolio?  A portfolio shows a lot about you and your work. It is a collection of your photos created to show people your best work. Its purpose is usually to get a photography gig. Whether you want to do weddings, portraits, commercial jobs, a portfolio is the tool that shows a customer… Read more »

Flowers in Black and White

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There is no end to the number of beautiful flowers out there ready to be photographed. Whether it’s a single bud, a single flower, a bouquet, a plant, a bush, or a blossoming tree, flowers are wonderful subjects to photograph. They’re not temperamental, they generally stay where you put them (or where they grow), they… Read more »

Architectural Photography

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  Architectural photography, whether classic or contemporary, can be both rewarding and challenging. Figuring out how to get the ultimate shot isn’t always easy, even though you try again and again. There are a lot of factors that play into getting the ultimate shot, some controllable and some not, so here a few tips you… Read more »

“Photo of the Day” to increase creativity

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I have long incorporated the “Photo of the Day” exercise into my daily routine. This is a great way to make sure you are taking a least one photo a day.     It forces you to begin to think creatively as you have to find more and more ways to photograph the same thing… Read more »

Wide Angle Photography Tips

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Wide angle photography, probably one of the easiest types of photos to take, but also one of the hardest areas in which to excel.     Wide angle lets you portray the scene in full detail with unusual and sometimes exaggerated perspectives. This is especially true of super wide angle lenses. Small objects can be… Read more »