5 Photography Projects for the New Year

The start of a new year is a great time to begin a new project. We all know about - and have probably even made - New Year's resolutions. How about using the New Year to spark some creativity and expand your photography skills? If you are stuck in a rut or just looking to add some fun to your every day photography, take a look at our 5 Photography Projects for the New Year.365 ProjectThis is the mother of all ambitious photography projects. Joining a 365 project "requires" you to take a photo every day of the year and post it. You can post it to a Flickr account, photography group, personal blog - wherever you want! Some have themes and some don't, it all depends on what kind of group you join. You can do this project with a group (which will make you more accountable to … [Read more...]

6 Tips for Beginning Photographers

You don't have to be a professional to take great photographs. Follow the tips below and you will be well on your way to creating amazing photographs: Fancy equipment does not make a better photographer. It has often been said the best camera to shoot with is the one you have on you. Be it camera phone, point and shoot or DSLR, they all do the same thing, make pictures. You are the one who gives your images vision. Learn how to us what you have really well, then upgrade to a better camera. Carry your camera with you daily. There is nothing worse than missing a great shot, milestone or moment because you left your camera at home. Get into the habit of carrying your camera with you so you can shoot on the fly. This is hands down the most important thing a beginning photographer can … [Read more...]