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How Do You Get Great Horse Photos? Soap On, Ears Forward, and Watch That Composition! Beginner Tips 1

How Do You Get Great Horse Photos? Soap On, Ears Forward, and Watch That Composition!

Today we’ll be showing you how to photograph horses. From the preparations, through choosing a focal length and the right composition, on to pressing the trigger.  No matter if you’re an enthusiastic photographer who loves horses, or you’re just seeking advice because you’re about to photograph these noble animals, you’ll welcome these tips. Read our advice on how to take even better pictures of horses.

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Marketing for Photographers, Part 3: Doing Social

You’ve got your website prepared, and you’re getting ready to take the next step down the road towards professional promotion? Take a look at how to approach managing your profile so that your fans won’t have to hit the Back button much. We’ll be showing it all against the example of Facebook, but the general rules apply everywhere. Read on to learn how to set up your profile and then manage it so that it serves you well.

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Photographing Children: 5 Things You Should Know Before You Start

Photographing children isn’t simple. Especially with restless 1 to 4 year olds, you need to armor yourself with patience and be ready and quick. Photographing children in this age range doesn’t tend to be at all easy. Many photographers just give up on these ages—they only photograph babies or older children. But don’t worry; if you follow a few basic rules, you can bring home some nice pictures from your shoot. We’ve summarized the most important ones for you.

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Marketing for Photographers, Part 1: 5 Ways to Make Sure Your Photos Get Seen

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.

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Foundations of Portrait Composition Part I: Framing Your Model

It doesn’t matter whether you’re taking your pictures with an expensive camera or an old phone. In portraits, the same rule of composition will always apply. And your portraits will look a lot better if you stick to them. Rules are made to be broken, of course, but before you break them, you should know them. So let’s take a look at the basic ones. As you’ll see, knowing them can dramatically improve your pictures.