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Shannon Ciricillo is an American fashion, lifestyle + travel photographer working with digital and film formats, she is currently based in Paris, France. You can find her work at ShannonCiricillo.com

The Best Camera Strap of 2019 (10 Great Picks!)

What's the best camera strap for your needs? Discover the best camera straps available. We'll help you pick the perfect strap!
Golden Hour Autmn Directional Natural Light

The Golden Ratio in Photography

Understanding the golden ratio in photography and how it can achieved through utilzing the tools of the Fibonacci spiral and Phi Grid.
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The 30 Most Famous Photographers (And What We Can Learn From Them)

Who are the 30 most famous photographers of all time? And what can we learn from them? We give you a curated list of 30 famous photographers!

Flat Lay Photography: Capture Stunning Flat Lays (Step-by-Step Guide)

Discover how to do incredible flat lay photography. Step-by-step flat lay instructions, covering composition, light, and more--for immediate results!

How to Set Up A Wedding Portfolio Online

The top online resources for setting up, sharing, selling and promoting your professional wedding photography portfolio.
how to take street photography

Street Photography Tips (5 Must-Knows)

5 tips for becoming a street photographer including finding your perspective, testing the limits and using the proper camera.
ShawAcademy.com Photography Review

Shaw Academy Review

An in-depth look at the offerings, courses and reviews of the Shaw Academy, an education platform for building your knowledge and skills.
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The 8 Best Blogs to Learn Photography

From reviews, tutorials and step by step guides these are the top 8 blogs for learning and understanding the world of photography.
Couple creating a Hand Heart / Matt Nelson on Unsplash

10 Valentine’s Day Photo Shoot Ideas

Our list of the top 10 creative ideas, props and set designs for creating memorable and loving photographs for Valentine's Day.
Tips on How to Become a Photojournalist (incl. 14 Free Resources)

How to Become a PhotoJournalist

How to begin your career as a photojournalist from recommended courses, free online resources and expert advice from industry leaders.
Best US Photography Print Magazines

6 Best US Photography Print Magazines in 2019

The top 6 best photography print magazines in the U.S. giving you industry insight, professional reviews, and tips to strengthen your skills.
Lightroom vs Aurora HDR for Creating HDR (Bracketed Photos) Images

Aurora HDR vs Lightroom to Merge Bracketed Photos

A comparative and contrasting review of merging bracketed HDR images using the software programs of Aurora HDR 2019 versus Lightroom Classic CC.
Photography Events 2019

Top Photography Events 2019

The top global photography events, trade shows and conferences being held in the United States and across Europe during 2019.
DSLR vs Mirrorless Camera - Which one is Better?

Mirrorless vs DSLR for Beginners (Which one is better?)

Comparing and contrasting DSLR and Mirrorless camera systems to decide which type of format is best for the creatives beginning their photography careers.
Luminar vs Adobe Lightroom

Luminar vs. Lightroom – Which One is Better?

Our comparative look at Adobe Lightroom versus Luminar to determine which editing program is the better choice for digital photographers.
Manhattan skyline from above at the sundown, New York City

The Top 10 Places to Photograph in New York City

The top 10 places to see, visit and photograph in New York City from high rise rooftops to architectural cityscapes and the captivating array of city lights.
What to Photograph in Paris

The 10 Best Places to Photograph in Paris

The 10 best places you can photograph while visiting Paris, France - from its iconic structures like the Eiffel Tower, peaceful gardens, unique facades and cafés found on cobblestone streets.
Best Street Photography Cameras Compared (and How to Choose the Best Option for Your Budget).

Best Street Photography Cameras for any Budget

The principles of capturing street photography, how to choose the proper camera for your images and our list of affordable to mid-level to more expensive street photography cameras.
Edit Photos Like a Pro in Lightroom

How to Edit Photos like a Professional in Lightroom

5 effective tips for editing your photographs like a creative professional using Adobe Lightroom software including how to make adjustments to light, color, orientation, detail and calibration.
Indoor Portrait Photography Tips

7 Tips for Better Indoor Portrait Photography

7 tips for creating better indoor portrait photography including choosing the right gear, balancing natural and artificial light, and creating an organized and interesting background to frame your subject.
Getting Started with Photography

How to Get into Photography and Start a Career

How to get started in the photography industry including which camera you should purchase, where you can learn and grow as a photographer and which career path is most suitable for you.
How to create blur (bokeh) portrait photos

How to Blur the Background of Your Portraits

How to blur the background and create bokeh for your portrait images by using either a DSLR, point and shoot camera, iPhone or Photoshop.
Why you should hire a Professional Model for your Social Media Campaign

Why You Need Professional Models for Your Social Media Campaigns

5 reasons why brands and companies need to hire professional, agency models versus stock imagery models for their social media campaigns and project imagery. A detailed look at creative direction, vision and connecting with your consumer.
Outdoor Portrait Photography Tips - Head and shoulders of young woman sitting outdoors

Outdoor Portrait Photography Tips

Five outdoor portrait tips to help you improve and elevate your work. Including how to utilize lighting, lenses, tools and specific times of the day to create visually appealing and compelling imagery.
Food Photography Tips

Six Food Photography Tips for Beginners

Read our 6 food photography tips for beginners on composition, natural light, set design, color, movement and the right lens for creating your images.
Studio Photography Tips

How to Setup a Home Photography Studio and Sell Your Work

Three effective ways to build your own home photography studio including how to market your professional product or portrait services and sell your completed work to clientele.
PxBee Review

PxBee Review: The Industry’s New Stock Photography Website

A comprehensive review of PxBee, the industry's new stock photography website. We examine the quality of images, categories available, comparison of pricing to other stock image websites as well as the potential revenue for contributors.
How to Become a Fashion Model on Instagram

How To Become a Promotional Model on Instagram

Discover how to find your social media niche, build an engaged following and work with brands in order to become a successful promotional model and influencer on Instagram. Read our 5 in-depth-tips.
outdoor photoshoot ideas for photographing models

Outdoor Photoshoot Ideas for Photographing Models

Discover our list of 10 creative, unique and visually engaging outdoor location ideas for your next photoshoot with models.

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