Your Guide to the Different Types of Photography “Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever … It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” - Aaron Siskind It’s not uncommon to hear of children wanting to become astronauts, doctors, nurses, firemen and doctors, […]
9 Nov 2021∙6 minutes reading time
How to Take Good Photos With a Phone “You don't take a photograph, you make it.” - Ansel Adams These days, taking excellent photographs is within everyone’s reach. If you have a mobile phone, you can begin the journey with a simple online search for how to take good photos with a phone. You might […]
13 Aug 2021∙6 minutes reading time
Learning Photography for Beginners Today, with improvements in technology, phone cameras, and digital SLR cameras can turn anyone into a photographer, however, if you are serious about this art form, you should note that there are plenty of photography beginner lessons. In fact, it is safe to say that in reality, learning photography for […]
14 Jan 2021∙9 minutes reading time
Do you want to learn photography?
Are you a photography enthusiast? Want to become a better photographer? Here’s our series of articles giving alll the budding Irving Penns amongst you, the best tips and tricks on using your camera.
Moving from your Instagram account to professional photography is not easy, but thanks to our expert photographers’ advice you can get the tailored help you need. Or why not take a private photography class or an online photography lesson to hone your skills?
Tips for Editing Photos Online In the digital age that we live in, being a photographer means knowing how to manage your photographs online. From downloading them using photo editing software and using a good online picture editor to actually editing photos is almost as important as framing up a beautiful image at your chosen […]
30 Dec 2020∙7 minutes reading time
Learn Photography with a Professional Photographer “Photography is a love affair with life.” - Burk Uzzle These days, as smartphone technology continues to advance, being able to take good photographs is becoming more and more accessible. Even so, to be able to take an outstanding portrait or landscape photograph still requires skill that goes way […]
5 Feb 2020∙6 minutes reading time
Making Great Videos with Your Camera “Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.” - Ingmar Bergman Taking photos or video with your camera allows you to create a vision of the […]
30 Jan 2020∙7 minutes reading time
Learn About Wedding Photography “It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” - Friedrich Nietzsche The cost of weddings is often a subject of discussion. The average wedding in the UK costs £30,355. But this is just an average. So to budget for your wedding, let’s have […]
30 Jan 2020∙7 minutes reading time
Fancy a Landscape Photography Trip? Here are the Greatest Spots for Landscape Photographers on the Planet. So, you want to be a landscape photographer? A travel photographer or a nature photographer? You want to dip into wildlife photography, or get your beautiful landscape image published in a photography magazine? Well, we all have to start […]
28 Aug 2019∙7 minutes reading time
How Can You Get Started as a Wildlife Photographer? Few professions offer the freedom and artistry that wildlife photographers enjoy but being a professional photographer is a rarefied and exclusive club that is hard to break into. That is why most people who enjoy photographing animals do so for their own pleasure or, when they […]
26 Aug 2019∙7 minutes reading time
Which Photo Editor Should You Choose to Get Started? “In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.” - Alfred Stieglitz Photo editing is becoming increasingly competitive and there are more and more functions and techniques appearing. Resizing, cropping, correcting imperfections, retouching, and treating images. An increasing number of […]
28 Jun 2019∙6 minutes reading time
How Can You Take Better Photos? Digital photography is a marvel that allows you to take as many pictures as your memory card will allow. But when it comes to photography, it is not the number of pictures that you take that guarantees a great result. Spotting scenes to photograph is essential, but having a […]
19 Jul 2018∙7 minutes reading time
The Best Camera Equipment For Beginners When you are first starting out, it can seem like there is so much to do just to get started on the path of following your hobby or passion. Photography equipment is no different, there are such a plethora of devices, gadgets and accessories that it can be hard […]
13 Jul 2018∙8 minutes reading time
Tips on Becoming a Good Photographer "A Camera never took a great picture the same way that a typewriter never wrote a great novel " Peter Adams Learning Photography has a lot to do with knowing the technical inn's and out's of your Camera, but a lot more to do with honing the creative instincts […]
20 Feb 2018∙9 minutes reading time
Discover These Photography Facts The art of photography is to immortalize silent portraits, and to give birth to portraits that talk. – Remy Donnadieu Have you long dreamt of pursuing a brilliant career in professional photography? The proliferation of smartphones and the affordability of SLR cameras permit more people than ever to find their place […]
16 Feb 2018∙10 minutes reading time
Photography Techniques for Taking Different Types of Photography Photojournalism, aerial photography, landscape photography, portrait photography, digital photography, artistic photography… the art of taking photographs is anything but limited. Whether you’re a professional photographer or an amateur, every genre of photography is open for you to express your creativity! The profession of photography is also incredibly […]
12 Feb 2018∙7 minutes reading time
The Skills Required to Become a Professional Photographer
Photographers need to have an artistic side; a “good eye” to capture a good photograph.
They also need to know how to use light and shadow effectively to get the most out of their work.
IT skills are useful since a lot of photographers are now using digital cameras, which means pictures are transferred to computers various computer programmes before being edited and retouched.
Photographers also need to pay attention to detail.
Finally, most photographers, even those who work alone, will have to work with clients and customers.
It’s important that they maintain professional relationships; understand their needs and what they want from their photographs.
Creating Your Profile: An Essential Step
You will need to put together a thorough portfolio.
In order to get hired by someone who isn’t a friend or family member, you’ll need a portfolio to show off to prospective clients.
This if effectively your business card. Take care of it!
Using a variety of different styles and subjects is a great way to show off all your talents.
Make sure that your portfolio has at least ten photos in it.