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An in-depth look at the offerings, courses and reviews of the Shaw Academy, an education platform for building your knowledge and skills.
From reviews, tutorials and step by step guides these are the top 8 blogs for learning and understanding the world of photography.
Our list of the top 10 creative ideas, props and set designs for creating memorable and loving photographs for Valentine's Day.
How to begin your career as a photojournalist from recommended courses, free online resources and expert advice from industry leaders.
The top 6 best photography print magazines in the U.S. giving you industry insight, professional reviews, and tips to strengthen your skills.
A comparative and contrasting review of merging bracketed HDR images using the software programs of Aurora HDR 2019 versus Lightroom Classic CC.
The top global photography events, trade shows and conferences being held in the United States and across Europe during 2019.
Comparing and contrasting DSLR and Mirrorless camera systems to decide which type of format is best for the creatives beginning their photography careers.
Our comparative look at Adobe Lightroom versus Luminar to determine which editing program is the better choice for digital photographers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 blur the background and create bokeh for your portrait images by using either a DSLR, point and shoot camera, iPhone or Photoshop.
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.
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.
Read our 6 food photography tips for beginners on composition, natural light, set design, color, movement and the right lens for creating your images.
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.
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.
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.
Discover our list of 10 creative, unique and visually engaging outdoor location ideas for your next photoshoot with models.