Photographers & Their Camera

How to Start A Photography Business Like A Pro, From Day One: Part 3

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How to Start A Photography Business Like A Pro, From Day One: Part 3

If you have been following this series from the first part and doing all that was outlined in the previous posts, your photography business must be well underway by now. But if not, you should go through those write-ups and start implementing them. Remember, reading without any action or implementation will do nothing for your dream of becoming a professional photographer and will not put any money in your wallet. But action and determination or commitment will go a long way.The third, as well as the last part of this series, will walk you through how to become a social...

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How to Start A Photography Business Like A Pro, From Day One: Part 2

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How to Start A Photography Business Like A Pro, From Day One: Part 2

In the first part of this series, we discussed the steps to take that would help you get started on the right foot in your photography business. This article will discuss a question that is commonly asked, and this has to do with how much you should charge for your photography services. This is usually a big debate, especially for people that are starting out in this field. Without further ado, let’s dive in, shall we? The following questions are no doubt roaring through your mind right now:* What should I charge?* Should I charge for prints and even digital...

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How to Start A Photography Business Like A Pro, From Day One: Part 1

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How to Start A Photography Business Like A Pro, From Day One: Part 1

So, you want to start a photography business like a professional. The decision to start a business by following your passion in photography could be somewhat overwhelming. It is also at this stage that most newbies in the game start off on the wrong foot. This article is going to guide you on the steps to take so that you can hit the ground running as regards running your own successful photography business.  Sit Down and Think It Through The first thing you should do is to sit down and count your costs. Do you really want to build a...

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Use spot metering when you have more than one light source

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Use spot metering when you have more than one light source

When you need to capture a portrait and you experience the presence of more than one light source, it can be difficult to get the perfect exposure. In this case, you will have to use spot metering on the camera. Switching to spot metering lets you differentiate the exposure you need for different light sources. No matter whether you try to figure out ambient or flash, spot metering allows you to meter depending on the exposure level you need. This is because spot metering gives you the opportunity to meter the area of your choice regardless of the exposure balance...

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Providing just the right amount of illumination to the subject’s eyes

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Providing just the right amount of illumination to the subject’s eyes

It is pretty easy to illuminate a person’s eyes properly if you use a flash. Although it is a really simple process, illuminating the eyes is a really important aspect particularly when it comes to portraiture. If you can position the light well, you are almost done!If you are using a natural light, don’t let your subject to look directly at the sun. It is always better if you can find a relatively diffused light (either inside a building or under a shade). The best results can be achieved if you can find a surface that works as a reflector...

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