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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. 

Photo Story: Photographing the Milky Way 

There are those shots that force you to go out into the field at times when others wouldn’t even consider it. There are other shots that require some planning and others where post-processing is critical. This particular photograph encompasses a bit of each of these types of photos. For this reason, I’d like to share the story of how it came to be. 

How to Cultivate Joy from Photography and Evolve as a Photographer 

How do we grapple with burnout as photographers? Where do we seek out new inspiration? How do we learn to trust our gut and let our instincts drive what we do? What leads to dissatisfaction in our work? Why do some of us see our own photography as ugly? In this article, we’ll give you suggestions that will help you awaken your creativity and in turn, get energy and passion for more photography. 

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