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!
Summer is in full swing and with it plenty of professional and amateur sporting events. It would be a shame not to make the most of them! While some sports may take a break for the summer, you can find plenty less common sports (here in Europe at least) in the summer – American football, baseball, water races, road rallies, and more. Read our tips for doing outdoor sports photography.
Besides the short days, winter also brings some other specifics that every winter sports photographer has to watch out for. High-contrast scenes, frequent large swaths of a single color, and fickle weather are all real challenges for photographers. Join us for a look at how best to deal with them. We’ll tell you how to photograph sports in winter.
Sports photography is a fairly popular discipline, but it’s also demanding. It’s basically reportage in which you have to be able to deal with very fast motion. Meanwhile, each sport has its specifics. But there are still general recommendations you can apply when photographing practically any sport. Get to know them.
Photographing motorcycles is demanding, but exciting too. Every motorcycle race is more than just a thrilling show—it’s also a great opportunity to take unique photos. You just need to choose the right gear, find a good spot, and use suitable camera settings.
Like every genre, motorcycle photography has its specifics: you have to choose the right place, composition, and equipment. But above all you have to think about your own safety. That’s why we have a few basic tips for you on how to take impressive photos of even the fastest motorcycles.
Many photographers try to freeze the motion in their pictures perfectly, but sometimes it pays to make exceptions here. Motion photography can be more creative than that. You just have to put motion blurring to work in your favor. Take a look at how to photograph motion in three genres where blurring can be an advantage.