230+ Free Lightroom Presets You Will Love

Speeding up your post-processing workflow will allow you to spend more of your time taking photographs and less time editing them in Lightroom and/or Photoshop. For Lightroom users, making use of develop presets can be an excellent way to reduce the amount of time you spend in Lightroom. When it comes to presets, you can either create your own or use those created by others. … [Read more...]

35 Clever Examples of Toy Photography

You don't need to have kids to love photographing toys. They're simple, versatile, and rich with creative possibilities. They're great in all seasons, all types of weather, and all kinds of photography. One reason why toys are such great subjects is because of their personality. Unlike other objects, toys seem to have feelings. In some ways, they're more like people than … [Read more...]

20 Wonderful Examples of Winter Photography

Winter photos can be hauntingly beautiful. Snowy landscapes, frozen water, bare tree branches...  There are countless winter scenes worth photographing. However, cold weather can also be tough to shoot photos in. Besides getting frozen fingers, you might struggle with poor lighting, bland colors, and dead batteries. These conditions can make you feel like going back inside, … [Read more...]

2018 Photography Challenge: 52 Places to Photograph

In 2017, we created a Photography Challenge with 52 subjects to photograph throughout the year. Some of you took on this challenge and shared all your shots with us. We loved seeing your creativity, dedication, and cool photos, so we decided to do the same thing for 2018, only with a twist. Instead of photographing specific subjects, the 2018 Photography Challenge focuses on … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Be A More Creative Photographer In The New Year

Staying creative and innovative can be a challenge when you've been in photography for a while. At some point, you may get the feeling that you've taken every possible photo and that there's no reason to keep going. Because you've stopped growing creatively, you're at risk of losing your passion for your job or hobby. One way to rekindle your love for photography is to focus … [Read more...]

Helpful Tips for Shooting in the Snow

When snow begins to fall, you might not think that now is a phenomenal time to break out your camera and take photographs. But it is. The snow, like the rain, can give you unique scenes and beautiful subjects to photograph. However, snow also comes with some challenges. Your photos can end up colorless and disappointing if you don't use the right techniques. For a higher … [Read more...]

6 Unique Christmas Tree Photo Ideas

If your Christmas tree is the focal point of your home during the holidays, you'll probably end up photographing it repeatedly over the years. At some point, you may start to wonder how this year's tree photo will look any different from the previous years. How can you make your Christmas tree snapshot unique? You don't need to buy new ornaments or rearrange your living room … [Read more...]

10 Free Resources for Photographers

Improving your photography takes a lot of time and dedication to continually learn how to use your equipment better, how to present the best compositions with each subject, and how to perfect your post-production workflow. Whether this process to creating great photos comes naturally or not to a photographer, everyone can benefit from conversations with others who have found … [Read more...]

Adobe Alternative: Luminar 2018 Photo Editing Software Review

Luminar 2018, for Mac and Windows, is a universal all-in-one photo app designed to offer everything a modern photographer needs for photo editing. Luminar features advanced controls that are easy to use. Intelligent filters like Accent AI make it easy to get a great-looking image in seconds. Users will also benefit from new intelligent filters and real-time noise removal. With … [Read more...]

10 Professional Outdoor Photographers Share Their Photography Advice

A successful outdoor photographer has many years of experience of learning their photography techniques and style that leads to their work being elevated to the next level of becoming a professional. Whether their focus is finding beautiful landscape compositions in unique places or hanging off a wall in Yosemite taking photos of world-class climbers, success and great images … [Read more...]