Canon 16-35mm f/4L IS Review

Canon 16-35mm f/4L IS Review Canon users who love ultra wide angle photography used to have two major choices until not too long ago. You could either go for the very affordable, yet high quality 17-40mm f/4L, a classic nonetheless, or you could throw in some serious cash and get the 16-35mm f/2.8L. Both of them are...

How to Start Making Money as a Photographer

How to Start Making Money as a Photographer Are you an aspiring photographer and think you're ready to get started selling your work? You've been out shooting constantly, have enough photos that you’re proud of and want to start making some money, but are you really ready? There are a few things you need to check off the list first,...

The Basics of Taking Night Photos

The Basics of Taking Night Photos If you're in an interesting location that looks good during the day, stick around to see how it is lit at night. I'm talking of course about urban areas that can provide you with spots for taking awesome cityscapes. Before starting your nighttime shooting session, take a walk during the day...

Understanding Magnification in Macro Photography

Understanding Magnification in Macro Photography When people look at your photos and ask, “Is that a 2:1 ratio, 1:1 ratio?” Do you know how to answer? Do you care? If magnification ratios aren't important to you, does that mean you're not that invested in macro photography? You don't need to have scientific knowledge of magnification...

5 Reasons Why Kit Lenses Are the Best First Lenses

5 Reasons Why Kit Lenses Are the Best First Lenses Ever since digital cameras have started shipping with kit lenses, people have hated them passionately. Yes, they are light, cheap pieces of plastic with slow autofocus and usually much lower performance than pro lenses. However, not all is bad about kit lenses. Here are 5 good reasons why they...

Using a Mini Softbox for Better Outdoor Portraits

Using a Mini Softbox for Better Outdoor Portraits Outdoor portraits can be one of the biggest photography challenges, especially if you're working by yourself. As a professional photographer, you need to be able to produce quality work outdoors, whether you're covering events, weddings, engagement shots or doing model shoots. Controlling...

5 Steps for Starting Your Photography Career

5 Steps for Starting Your Photography Career It's never easy to embark on a new road, no matter what road that is. Starting a photography business is a very exciting thing and the thrill of a beautiful career ahead can be exhilarating. However it's not going to be easy. That's why we've put together a short list of five steps you need to...

How to Astonish Your Audience with a Single Portrait

How to Astonish Your Audience with a Single Portrait (Via Kyle Lambert) Here's the thing: I don't care how much money or time you've put in it so far, but photography is one of the easiest ways to make art. The democratization of this medium has made it so accessible, that you can literally create art with your iPhone. Everyone's fine with that...

10 Famous Musicians who are also Photographers

10 Famous Musicians who are also Photographers Some people are just born talented. Creative, gifted, unique minds, just waiting to unleash their artistic talents on the world. Here is a list of 10 amazingly cool, all around crazy talented musicians that have made us dance, sing, inspired us and brought grown women to tears at concerts. But,...