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If only a photography business was purely about taking photos. Unfortunately, while that might be the dream for many, it is very rarely the reality. Many photographers find themselves needing to do small design jobs. Business branding, website building, even building packs for advertising and...

It's an age-old question that photographers often ask themselves. Will more photography kit really improve the pictures that I take? It's easy to say a quick yes or no, but in reality, the true answer is far more nuanced. You can take great photographs with the...

Photographing cosplay has become huge over the last few years. Lots of photographers are trying it out and heading along to conventions to meet cosplayers and take pictures. But what about trying it in a more controlled environment? Either your home studio or out and...

Towards the end of last year, I participated in a Facebook thread about competitions. Someone said "wouldn't be it great if there was a newsletter that reminded us what competitions to enter" and I said...

Architecture photography is one of those genres that seems to be often overlooked. But buildings are all around us, and they make a great subject to practice many different kinds of photography. They're useful for far more than just a simple lens test. Architectural photography can...

Every year I try and make some new year's resolutions for photography. At some point in January, I sit down and take stock of what I achieved last year, and where I want to go in the next twelve months. It's a cathartic process, one that...

Most photographers just post their images on social media. But have you considered breaking it up with a few words from someone you admire? Posting a quote every now and again on your social media can reveal your personality and motivations as a photographer....

My very first article for Digital Photography School was an article on creating fine art photography. Many people that I've talked to over the years believe that you need highly elaborate setups or expensive props in order to shoot fine art. I wanted to show...

It seems traditional for people to post looking back on the last decade, and with good reason! It's a great opportunity to take stock of what you've done and where you're going. Nowhere is this truer than in the creative professions where in order to keep...

Is this the future? Will robots help us with product photography in our studios before too long? Perhaps even with other kinds of photography too. Maybe eventually we'll have robotic studio assistants who do a multitude of different tasks for us. I've never got that...