I am a guerilla film maker. I make short films using DIY gear, that would cost thousands, for next to nothing. The bane of my life has been creating a pan and tilt system for my DIY built jib crane. I am technical but when it comes to electronics and electrical I tend to fail […]
This is a question that all of those who love photography ask at some time or other. Even those of us who are professional photographers sometimes need to sit down and evaluate where we are with our photography businesses. So how can you make more money from your photo business or hobby?
Beauty is abundant in nature and as photographers we want to capture some of that splendor. Nature photography is a rewarding activity and provides a certain level of wonder and excitement. Although as we progress to become better photographers, we sometimes forget the reasons why this hobby or profession became enticing in the first place.
Terminology is key to any form of photography. Know your terms and what you can do with those functions or features and your photographic world opens up to you. Terms are easy to learn. What is a challenge is to make use of what these terms describe.
Why is the exposure triangle so important to creative photography? Well, without it there is no creativity to your photography which makes it really important. Oh, you don’t know what the exposure triangle is? It’s your three most fundamental keys to photography. Aperture, shutter speed and ISO which together control how much light reaches your sensor.
There comes a time when you need to define yourself as a photographer. What genres you are interested in e.g. close-ups, landscape or fashion. Most of us start out as generalists and shooting everything we see or that moves. There comes a point where you need to narrow down your interests.