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How To Watermark Your Photos in Lightroom – The Ultimate Guide

How To Watermark Your Photos in Lightroom – The Ultimate Guide

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8 Great Flat Lay Photography Tips For New Photographers

8 Great Flat Lay Photography Tips For New Photographers

Photo by George Milton Flat Lay Photography Tips Flat lay photography has gone so popular on social media posts. It’s widely used for so many purposes, such as food photography or any kind of product photography. Its usage and significance are also increasing...

How to Choose the Right Niche for Stock Photography

How to Choose the Right Niche for Stock Photography

Niche for Stock Photography Many photographers firmly believe that setting up their stock photography portfolio doesn’t require a lot of resources, time, or effort. While they aren’t entirely wrong, it’s not that simple. Setting up your stock photography...

How to Sell Photography on Etsy – A Complete Guide

How to Sell Photography on Etsy – A Complete Guide

How To Sell Photography on Etsy With over 82 million active buyers, Etsy is quickly growing as one of the largest eCommerce marketplaces in the world. People who are looking to sell photography may not find stock photography websites beneficial because of...

5 Awesome Travel Photography Tips for Beginners

5 Awesome Travel Photography Tips for Beginners

This post was first published at sixtyandme.com. Travel Photography for Beginners Travelling is one of the greater joys in life. The pictures we take during our trips are oftentimes the only tangible memories we have of that unique experience. Knowing just a...

7 Surprising Ideas to Make Money with Photography

7 Surprising Ideas to Make Money with Photography

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4 Steps to Creating a Beautiful Blurry Bokeh Background

4 Steps to Creating a Beautiful Blurry Bokeh Background

What is a Bokeh Background? The meaning of the word bokeh (pronounced boh-kay) is blur. It comes from the word Boke in Japanese.  It describes the buttery quality of the soft, out-of-focus areas usually in the background. It adds an aesthetic, visual element...

5 Essential and Creative Photography Tips for Beginners

5 Essential and Creative Photography Tips for Beginners

This post was first published at sixtyandme.com. Photography Tips for Beginners Most articles with photography tips for beginners start with complicated drawings of the exposure triangle and intricate explanations of white balance.  I think that’s the perfect...

10 Best Night Photography Tips for Magnificent Starry Night Skies

10 Best Night Photography Tips for Magnificent Starry Night Skies

Night Photography Tips If you’re just getting into astrophotography and feel a little overwhelmed, don’t worry! At first, night photography can seem like a scary thing because it involves learning about photography… in the dark.  You can’t see anything, there...

6 Awesome Tips for Making Better Smartphone Photos

6 Awesome Tips for Making Better Smartphone Photos

This post was first published at sixtyandme.com. Smartphone Photography Tips ​Smartphone photography is often associated with quick and easy snapping away. Because you can just walk around, point at something, click and Hello! there’s your photo.  I’d like to...

4 Ways to Creatively Embrace the Blur in Photography

4 Ways to Creatively Embrace the Blur in Photography

Guest blogger Stacey Hill encourages you to embrace the blur in photography. When asked why I enjoy photography, my reply is always “It’s the perfect blend of technology and art.” For those who want to geek out about focal lengths, f-stops, and the other technical aspects, photography has plenty of space for that.  However, if you want to explore more creative ways to use your camera, then there are lots of ways to do that.

10 Reasons Why Photography is Beneficial for Mental Health

10 Reasons Why Photography is Beneficial for Mental Health

Mental Health Benefits of Photography According to a study by QJM International Journal of Medicine, mental health problems escalated during this pandemic due to the generalized fear and relentless anxiety over the COVID-19 spread. The media is considered as...

5 Simple Mindful Photography Tips to Connect You to the Now

5 Simple Mindful Photography Tips to Connect You to the Now

Mindfulness is about slowing down, being fully present in the moment, and receiving that moment. The exact same words apply to the process of making photographs. For me, to photograph is to be fully present in the moment. Because when I photograph nothing else enters my mind. I’m in a state of flow where worries, the past, and the future have disappeared.

5 Easy Steps to Quick & Safe Camera Sensor Cleaning

5 Easy Steps to Quick & Safe Camera Sensor Cleaning

Understandably, diy sensor cleaning can feel a little intimidating because your sensor is such a fragile part of the camera. And I get it. But I also think it’s good to get to know the insides of your beloved camera and be able to take care of it outside and in. When you follow these steps and guidelines you have a solid plan for how to clean your camera sensor.

8 Best Candid Photography Tips for Beautiful Shots

8 Best Candid Photography Tips for Beautiful Shots

We all know how to make a selfie or to pose in front of a landmark. Smile when told to and jump when prompted. And it’s great to have those posed pics from the one and only time you did that awesome hike with your newly found friends. Nothing wrong with that. But having authentic shots from your friends and family while you’re traveling is …….. well I would say even greater.

8 Top Tips for Expressive Portrait Photography in the Outdoor

8 Top Tips for Expressive Portrait Photography in the Outdoor

Outdoor portrait photography brings more of a candid vibe into the process of photographing. But they are not the same. The biggest difference is that with portrait photography outdoor people are aware they’re being photographed. Sometimes that awareness turns into a little roadblock because people don’t feel comfortable being photographed.

7 Surprising Tips On How To Learn Photography The Right Way

7 Surprising Tips On How To Learn Photography The Right Way

Did you just buy yourself a brand new DSLR? Or you’ve had one for some time now but it’s collecting dust? Are you’re wondering how to learn photography as a beginner? I’m gonna be honest with you. There’s no fast track to learning photography. It takes a lot more than reading a blog with photography tips or watching a video about the exposure triangle. 

How To Choose A Camera: The No B-S Guide To Buying Your First Camera

How To Choose A Camera: The No B-S Guide To Buying Your First Camera

Buying a digital camera for the first time can be an overwhelming experience. But it doesn’t have to be. It should be a joyous occasion. After all, you’re finally ready to take your love for photography seriously and wanna invest in an equally serious camera. This guide will help you to make the right decision in choosing the camera that is the perfect fit for you.

25 Lightroom Hacks That Will Save You Loads of Time

25 Lightroom Hacks That Will Save You Loads of Time

With this list of awesome Lightroom Hacks, I want to dive deeper into Lightroom and reveal some features you’re probably not aware of. These Lightroom tips are gonna make your editing life so much easier. They range from simple keyboard shortcuts you really should be using every time you edit to more advanced features that will save you time and frustration while keeping your edits consistent.

7 Fantastic At Home Photography Ideas to Ignite Your Creativity

7 Fantastic At Home Photography Ideas to Ignite Your Creativity

I’ve compiled a list of 7 at home photography ideas designed to honor the mindful nature of the photographic process. All photo projects have one ingredient in common. They revolve around the art of seeing and will, therefore, develop your observation skills. Examining your outside and inside world allows you to get into that much-desired mindful state.

My 15 Favorite Photography Quotes from Master Photographers

My 15 Favorite Photography Quotes from Master Photographers

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But sometimes we need words to give expression to what we think and feel around a single photograph or photography in its entirety. So I actually feel that pictures and words go hand in hand most of the time. When we see a photo there’s an infinite number of reactions to that single image. We need words to articulate our reaction.