Permission to Fear: How Brooke Shaden Became a Fine Art Photographer
Booke Shaden, known for her otherworldly imagery, found herself — and her work — not by trying to overcome fear, but by trying instead to explore it. Hear her story.
Create dozens of unique couples poses from these three basic prompts
Memorize these 3 basic posing prompts to capture dozens of unique couples portraits.
6 Prompts to Encourage Authentic Lifestyle Portraits
Elena S. Blair has built a mini-empire in under a decade by capturing authentic family moments. But the Seattle-based photographer didn’t build a business delivering images of real moments without photography posing — in fact, just the opposite. Elena uses unique lifestyle posing techniques to encourage authentic interaction so…
How to Create Authentic Lifestyle Family Portraits
Learn how Elena S. Blair built a mini-empire in under a decade by capturing authentic family moments.
Best Cameras for Photography in 2018 Based on Level of Expertise
The often addressed but seemingly difficult to answer question, ‘What is a good camera for photography in 2018?’ plagues entry-level and advanced photographers alike. This is a challenging question first and foremost because all cameras these days are of good quality. But what is the best…
Why Printing Family Photos and Photo Books is Important to Our Children
Life is precious and fleeting. Memories that matter and bring us joy, need to be brought to life. So what happens when we grow up in a society of picture takers but not photo printers? We get a disconnect. Photo printing brings those moments back…
How to Create a Photography Portfolio That Will Show off Your Best Work
Last year, my photography website got hacked. It took me about four months to get it back up, mainly because I wanted to make the most of the situation and implement a complete redesign. The worst part of that headache wasn’t the web design process…
Abstract Photography: 5 Tips for Beginners
For those looking to expand their photography skills beyond mere documentation, abstract photography is a wonderful way to elevate your photos into art. Abstract photography is a photographic style that lacks an identifiable object or subject. Much like abstract art, the key elements of abstract…
The Five Best Photo Sharing Sites for Your Growing Collection of Images
These days, thanks to the portability of our phones, the popularity of digital cameras and Instagram’s democratization of photo editing, it’s easy to fill up our phone’s with a camera roll’s worth of images even on the shortest trip. What’s more difficult is how to share…
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