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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. 

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. 

A Good Picture Sells! How to Take Pictures of Secondhand Items to Catch Your Buyer’s Eye 

When you’re selling something on the Internet, it looks better when you include a high-quality photo. Whether your sale is successful or not ultimately depends on what you’re selling, for how much, and what condition it’s in. But photos very much influence the first impression of the item you’re selling and of yourself as the seller. If you take a good photo of the product you’re selling, it is sure to help you very much. Let’s take a look at some basic principles. 

Sparkling Water Still Life Photography

Sparkling water creates bubbles giving an ordinary object a unique look. Photographing these objects is not too complicated, but there are a few things you should be aware of. If you are ready to give this type of photography a try, you’ll certainly appreciate this article full of tips you can add to your toolbox. 

Finding the right location for your photoshoot

The atmosphere of a photograph is composed of many elements. Choosing the right location for your photoshoot is one of the most important ones. In this article, we’ll tell you how to find locations for photoshoots and how to create a network of tried-and-true places where it’s sure to go smoothly and everything simply “clicks.”

Photography and criticism: How to accept constructive criticism and where seek it out

Every photographer knows how important it is to master their camera, know the principles of composition, and understand light. Even so, it is criticism and acknowledging opposing opinions that truly help their photography develop. Feedback is what gets you out of your comfort zone and forces you to further develop your skills. It’s critical that you are able to not only accept constructive criticism, but also make it work to help you further your photography. 

Humor in photography – How to capture funny moments

Your photography has the potential to amuse, even if it wasn’t your original intention. In this article, we are discussing laughter that you provoke. Whether you are creating a photo series, taking photos for social media, or just sharing with family and friends, it never hurts to use a humorous moment to change things up a bit. As a result, you’ll be able to observe how the focused expression of your viewer is suddenly replaced with a smile, or if you’re lucky, with bouts of laughter. 

What to capture during winter – city lights, snow, and New Year’s Eve

Some opportunities for photography last only a few weeks, but if you take full advantage of them, you can get amazing photos to last you the entire year. This time, we’re holding a light to the white scenery of a frigid winter. Nature has its long winter sleep and often our own energy is lacking, but winter photography has a magic all its own. We’ll give you some ideas on how to best discover it. 

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