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Business Headshots for Various Professional Talents: Choose the Right Poses, Colors, and More

In today’s digital age of social media, visual presentation is critical. This especially rings true in the job market where a professional-looking headshot can help you snag an interview or new clients. In this article, you’ll learn how to take a good business headshot, what props to incorporate, how to choose and coordinate your subjects’ wardrobe, and what to steer clear of. Let’s take a professional headshot that will help your subject sell themselves in the job market.

How to Brighten Your Photography with Sunstars

You may have already noticed that in some of your pictures the sun looks like a star. This can be a stylish, sought-after effect. You also may have noticed that at other times, sunstars don’t appear in your photos. On another day, you might get a sun star with a different shape or length of its rays. There are several factors at play that affect how sunstars are made. Read how to create sunstars when shooting against the sun and other light sources. 

Photo Story Rock Formations in the Fog

The photography you see from landscape photographers on social media often doesn’t show all of the hours or even days of work that was put in beforehand. This may include choosing the right location or waiting for the timing to be just right. It’s also not uncommon for a well thought-out plan to be scrapped due to bad weather, and the photographer is left with no choice but to go home empty-handed or with pictures different than what they expected. The unassuming cover photo for this article came about in a complicated way and its creation was no coincidence either. Read the story of how it came to be.   

Tips for Taking and Editing Portraits Against a Bright Sky

The sky can be tricky to get right for many photographers. The majority of us remember a time when we were on vacation and made the whole family move from place to place so we didn’t have to shoot against the sun. Luckily, technology and software today allow us to shoot in backlight without a problem. It’s important to keep a few basic rules in mind. Watch the camera settings and know how to use Zoner Photo Studio X to properly edit the photo later. Learn how to do all of this in this article. 

Catching your dog’s attention with sounds and rolling on the floor. “Photographing canines isn’t exactly easy,” says Misa Mala and Eliska Hruzova

Míša Malá and Eliška Hrůzová are both passionate dog lovers who got into photography thanks to their four-legged companions. They have been involved in dog training for many years. So much so, that they find communicating with pets easier than with humans. How did they get their start in photography and what do they consider the most important parts of dog photography? Read this unconventional interview and enjoy the beautiful photos taken by our talented ambassadors.

Ready to start making money with your photography? Read these tips for getting started.

There are many of you out there who have thought about what it would be like to start making money with your photography. You’ve certainly considered whether it’s worth it, if you could even handle it, and how it would all work. There is no simple answer to these questions. But the short answer is: it’s a struggle. However, for some people, it is a struggle that is worth the uncertainty. In this article, we’re going to get into how to start making a living with your photography and what it’s like to become a freelance photographer. It may give some of you the confidence you need to finally take the plunge! 

The Rules of Photography: Are They Made to Be Broken?

Some people believe that rules are meant to be followed. This simple approach may work for some, but not for others. Every photographer is unique and creates art that doesn’t always adhere to the rules. For this reason, there are no right or wrong answers. There are times when rules are made to be broken. An individual approach and an open mind are key elements that will move your photography forward. 

Photograph minimalistically and find beauty in simplicity

One growing trend of our age is the search for simplicity. It’s expressed in nearly everything—from our style of dress to what we eat to the buildings where we live. This minimalism also has its place in art. And art may have stood at its beginnings. Remember the pioneering Bauhaus school, which emphasized the use of basic colors and shapes, clean lines, and overall clarity across all styles. This school’s heritage lives on in many fields—including photography. 

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