Top 5 Quilting Tips for Beginners
Getting started with quilting can be daunting — where do you even begin? What do you need? Do you even have the space? Don’t be nervous; CraftyPod blogger, author, and quilting expert Diane Gilleland wants you to know that this is supposed to be fun….
How to Take Flattering Photos of All Body Types
As a photographer, you have the unique power to change how your clients see themselves. By empowering your subjects with poses and tricks that bring out the best in all body types, your photoshoots can go from to full of fear to fun and flattering….
7 Instances of Inspiring Typography on Instagram
With the popularity of designers like Jessica Hische and Louise Fili, who focus on beautiful lettering and text, typography has taken off — not just as a design element, but as an inspirational medium in itself. On Instagram especially, those who are talented with pixels…
Best Books for Beginning Quilters — Picks From Diane Gilleland
Picking up a crafty hobby like quilting has been shown to ward off memory loss, and can even make you a happier person. That is, assuming the stress of trying to figure out your fun new project doesn’t drive you straight over the edge, first….
One Unbelievably Simple Tip for Better Sports Photography
With baseball season fully underway and football just around the corner, sports photography is about to hit its busiest time of year. And whether you’re just shooting your own kids’ Little League games, or you’d like to make your living catching the sideline action, Matthew “The…
Play Ball! Remembering America’s Favorite Pastime with Vintage Baseball Photos
If you grew up in the U.S., you know that summer is for baseball. Since the sports began to sweep the nation in the 1850s, baseball has been considered America’s pastime. And while the look of the uniforms and the amenties of the stadiums have…
4 Ways to Grow Your Wedding Photography Business Right Now
You probably got into wedding photography because you loved the photography part, and not because you really wanted to be a business person. Unfortunately, without savvy business practices and plans, Before you even start shooting your next wedding, you can take steps to grow your…
From Brad Pitt to Elijah Wood: 8 Surprising Celebrity Photographers
Celebrities: They’re just like us, in that they also have fun hobbies. Maybe actors, musicians, and models dabble in other media,like art or whatever discipline they didn’t start in. But there are quite a few celebrities who are also photographers — and pretty decent ones,…
How to Get a Photo Pass for Concerts in 3 Easy(ish) Steps
If you’re a music lover and also a photographer, becoming a concert photographer seems like a natural next step. But, unlike other kinds photography — both commercial and artistic — shooting music shows has an literal barrier to entrance; you have to actually gain access…
Dronie Like a Pro: How to Master the Drone Selfie
Want more great drone advice? Check out Jeff Foster’s Taking Flight: Drone Photography and Video The Verge may have called drone selfies (or “dronies” as they are sometimes-affectionately called) the height of vanity, but realistically, they’re just the natural next step in the trend of UAV…
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