Author Archives: Teresa Milner

If you build it will they come?  Learn how to put together a freelance resume/freelance portfolio to wow potential clients and employers Build a photography portfolio they say.  It’s critical for your business they say.  And they are right.  Having a professional, well designed portfolio freelance resume/freelance portfoliois an important step in growing your freelance photography …

Read More

Not Sure How to set freelance photography rates?  Start with knowing your costs and profit goals! You’ve taken the leap and hung out your shingle as a freelance photographer.  You are your own boss, set your own hours and name your own prices.  But the problem is, you have no idea what to charge for …

Read More

Put your best foot forward with Lightroom Presets for Fashion Bloggers! If you’re a professional photographer, Lightroom Presets are part of your everyday vernacular.  But if you’re a fashion blogger first and photographer second, the Adobe Lightroom software and its tools, known as presets, might be a foreign concept.  This article will break down the …

Read More

No studio?  No problem!  Start with these photoshoot ideas at home to grow your skills and business! One of the biggest misconceptions about photography is that you have to seek picturesque and perfect locations to take beautiful photographs.  But one essential skill of photographers is seeing the beauty and potential in the ordinary. You don’t …

Read More

Zenfolio vs. Smugmug…the heavyweight bout of the ages! Ask 100 photographers their opinion of Zenfolio vs. Smugmug and you’re likely to find half in the Smugmug camp and half in the the Zenfolio camp.  A battle of these two photography portfolio heavyweights almost always ends in a draw.  The better question might then be Zenfolio vs. …

Read More

A Tokina 100mm f/2.8 macro lens review and my new love affair. This Tokina 100mm f/2.8 macro lens review is not sexy, which is fitting considering the lens itself it’s very sexy.  You don’t hear a lot of people raving about it on photography sites.  Like the proverbial nice guy, it often gets overlooked by …

Read More

Wondering what wedding photography gear you need to shoot some upcoming nuptials?  Say I do to this comprehensive guide! You’ve booked your first solo wedding and you are ridiculously excited.  Like squealing, jumping up and down excited.  And that’s when the panic sets in.  What wedding photography gear do you need to shoot a successful …

Read More

 Looking for some tips on photography for beginners?  We have you covered! There.  See that mark right there?  Those two little red marks on your arm?  That’s where you got bit by the photography bug.  You love taking photos with your cell phone.  Kids, friends, food, vacay…if you experience it, you document it in a …

Read More

Ever wonder what happens when good Photoshop goes bad?  Check out how to keep your photo editing in check and on the right track! You wake to find an e-mail in your inbox titled “Photoshop: When photo editing goes bad.”  As these things are always amusing, you click on it only to find it is …

Read More