Feeling ready to upgrade your hobby into a job and make money taking pictures? You’ll be exploring some classic questions. The first ones are: what now? Where should I promote my services? And how? In this series we’ll be leading you through the basics of marketing for photographers. In our introduction we’ll familiarize you with the basic marketing channels you’ll be using as a photographer.
File for month: 10 / 2019
Most of today’s camera sensors are based on a single design. But besides its benefits, that design also has its negatives, which can end up reflected in your photos. Because of this, manufacturers are always seeking better, more functional alternatives that can cut back on the drawbacks. Read on to find out how their various solutions differ and what you can expect from your sensor.
Photographing motor sports is not at all just about capturing buzzing bikes and cars. At races, you’re also taking background portraits and reportage photos, for example, and some of those pictures are closest genre-wise to landscape photography. But when it comes to editing, you’ll still be spending the most time on the main heroes—the racing vehicles. And that’s what I’ll be exploring in this article. I’ll be using three examples to show you the edits that are most commonly needed to make your racing photos shine.
Celebrate the colorful 1960s with a bold photo transformation. This time around we’ve prepared an article on how to give your photos a little extra pop with a pop-art effect. Just dig around in your archive and find a suitable photo, and in a few minutes you can have your own original graphical retro piece ready for printing. Even if you’re no Andy Warhol. Let’s look at how to do it.
Inversions, afterglow, misty morning, and above all, light. These are the magicians of thanks to whom we love landscape photography so much. For today’s article, we’ve prepared a little experiment. Our editor Josef has headed out for some fieldwork into a field and spent all day capturing a landscape’s changes from dusk to dawn and back to the afternoon. Read it and see for yourself how every landscape has countless faces.
The most important thing in portrait photography is your subject. But that doesn’t mean that their environment doesn’t have any role to play. Not at all! The things that a picture shows in its subject’s surroundings have a share in how that picture feels overall. Even an ordinary bush can ruin an entire portrait—or bring it to perfection.
At the end of September, the photographer and athletics enthusiast Aleš Gräf will head out to Doha, Qatar, where this year’s World Athletics Championship will be held. He’s being sent
Having the right skin tone is key for portrait photography. But it often turns out that bad light or color reflections from your subject’s surroundings have given their skin an unhealthy look. You don’t have to throw these photos away, however. You can solve this problem easily using tone curves in Zoner Photo Studio. We’ll show you how.