When the general public picture photographers, they tend to envision a creative individual who goes out and snaps away at anything and everything that inspires them; architecture, nature, sports, or whatever assignment they've been put on. It's likely that they never think of the hours we spend marketing, writing proposals, editing, doing book-keeping, etc.
Like it or not, Instagram has become a legitimate tool for photographers, and incorporating it into your business toolkit can get your work in front of more eyes and increase your client and inquiry influx. This informative video will show you some pitfalls to avoid when using the app.
I'm sure you have some favorite photographers you follow on Instagram or the like whose every image seems impossibly good, so much so that it can sometimes feel like you're chasing an impossible standard of achievement. Well, guess what. I guarantee you they take bad images too.
If there's one thing photographers and videographers can never have enough of, it's batteries. However, traveling with them can be an issue, as planes and large lithium ion batteries generally don't mix. This helpful video will give you the rundown on traveling safely and legally with your batteries.
Imagine thinking you came up with with a great idea for a shoot, after which you put the concept together and shoot and edit it all, only to realize that not only had you accidentally plagiarized the idea, you plagiarized it from something you had seen before. Check out this fascinating video on the phenomenon.
There are a multitude of methods of good composition, use of light, and editing that can be used to draw a viewer's eye to the subject of your image. One of the most common and effective methods is leading lines, and this great video will give you several demonstrations of their usage.