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Do you have a passion for photography and storytelling?  Want to use a camera to share news and emotion with the world?  You might just love a job in photojournalism. In this article, we’ll learn how to become a photojournalist, including how to get your images noticed, the kinds of jobs available and where to …

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When you delve into the world of off-camera lighting, the choices for modifiers can seem overwhelming.  Today, we will break down the battle of beauty dish vs softbox.  Learn how they’re different, how they are similar and when you might want to use them both!  We’ll also discuss the softbox vs umbrella and see images …

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Packing a Punch — Tips for Maximizing Your Time and Productivity with Laylee Emadi. Episode 13: Show Notes. Productivity and scheduling are two areas of any creative business that go hand in hand! Without a finely attuned approach to these areas of work, we might all end up on the couch all day and never …

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Legal Issues Photographers NEED to Know to Thrive with Paige Griffith. Episode 12: Show Notes. As creatives, our minds do not naturally go to the practical side of things, and these tasks may even overwhelm us. But it is incredibly important to realize that when you are a photographer, you are a business owner as …

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You’ve got a headshot photo session scheduled and are ready to have professional images taken.  The only problem is…you aren’t sure if what you’ve picked out to wear is acceptable.   What Should You Not Wear for a Headshot? Headshots are generally used as a professional representation of yourself.  You should not wear anything unprofessional or …

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Do you have a boudoir session booked but aren’t sure what to wear?  Maybe you’re a photographer new to boudoir sessions and aren’t sure how to guide clients on dressing for session success.  We’ve got advice for women from women photographers on what photographs well and what you should think about wearing for your session! …

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If you’re new to photographing boudoir sessions, these intimate events can feel a little intimidating.  You might wonder what equipment you’ll need, or what else to pack.  Today, I’ll give you a rundown on what you’ll want to include in your boudoir photography kit! What Do You Bring to a Boudoir Photoshoot? As a photographer, …

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Surviving the Storm of Covid-19: How to Recover from an Economic Downturn. Episode 11: Show Notes. During this unprecedented, uncertain time where many industries have been closed, the thought of reopening your photography business can be very exciting. But rather than rushing in, it’s important to think about certain things before getting back to normal. …

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Taking the Full-Time Leap: Becoming Your Own Boss and Calling the Shots in Your Life with Kate Guertin. Episode 10: Show Notes. Today, I’m going to be talking to Kate Guertin, a mentor at Cole’s Classroom and the owner of Sweetest Things Photography. She decided to quit her corporate job and jump full-time into professional …

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You can add clouds to an image to create an interesting atmospheric effect and replace a plain blue sky. Learning how to add clouds using Photoshop is easy and will allow you to create the exact mood you’re looking for in your pics. Pic by Bessi (available under Pixabay License) First Method: Easy Cloud Filter …

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Adobe Portfolio is a site builder that comes with the CC bundle. Squarespace makes a similar promise, but this site-building platform includes additional features that make it worth considering. Here is what you need to know about Adobe Portfolio vs Squarespace. Which Platform is Easier to Use? Getting started is quick and easy with Adobe …

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Not everyone may notice poor lighting or overexposure, but most people are going to be able to pick out a photo that’s upside-down. Whether the photo is headed for a client or your social media page, a crooked image shouldn’t make it past the editing stage. Luckily, if you’re working with Lightroom, rotating or straightening …

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Whether you’re a professional photographer or an avid hobbyist, you’re going to eventually need somewhere to store all your photos—such as a NAS server. At first glance, picking between the best NAS like Synology and Drobo can seem intimidating, especially with all the technical jargon.  Both come with great reputations, but the right choice for …

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Canon is one of the most recognizable names in the photography industry, and if you’re on the lookout for your next DSLR camera, you’ll probably hear people talk about the Canon 70D or the Rebel T5i, also known as the Canon 700D.  If you’re still gathering information, it might be tricky to determine which Canon …

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Time lapse photography is a technique that captures images at specific intervals to create a video that shows change over the course of minutes, hours, or days. You can use this technique to show movement or capture the change of weather and light over a landscape. Mastering this technique is easy if you have the …

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The zoom function is one of the most critical parts of using Lightroom (or, for that matter, any other image editor). A professional editing session may involve using zoom in Lightroom hundreds of times to make sure every aspect of the photo is crisp and sharp. Here’s what you need to know about how to …

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