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10 Tips for Creating a Photography Portfolio – Part 2

Welcome back to the 10 Tips for Creating a Photography Portfolio. I hope you enjoyed last Wednesday’s first half of the article on the same subject. It was getting so long that I thought dividing it into two parts would be better for everyone. 6. How should I choose which photos to use? – Here […]

10 Tips for Creating a Photography Portfolio – Part 1

This article is the continuation of the three part series I promised in Monday’s article, So You Want To Be A Professional Photographer, in which I said I would talk about how to create a photography portfolio. As it turns out, this one became so long that I’ve had to divide it into two parts […]

It’s Not Just The Camera

How many times have you heard the comment, it’s not the camera that takes a good photo, it’s the photographer? Well, if that’s true, why do professional photographers, those that make their living with photography, use mostly DSLR’s? Some of the Pro’s were using SLR film cameras when the digital revolution began and it was […]

5 Tips to Magnetic Engagement Sessions

Today we are fortunate to feature a guest post from an excellent and very well known portrait and wedding photographer located in San Francisco, California and New York City – Catherine Hall. Her skills, passion and experiences with photography are what many of us aspire to. Catherine is there. If you want to learn more […]

Masters of Photography – W. Eugene Smith

W. Eugene Smith (1918-1978) W. Eugene Smith began his photographic career by taking pictures for two daily newspapers in his hometown of Wichita, Kansas. Smith eventually moved to New York City where he worked for Newsweek and then Life Magazine for a while. As a correspondent for Ziff-Davis Publishing and then again with Life, he […]

Masters of Photography – Mathew Brady

Beginning today, we are adding a new feature to Beyond Megapixels. The feature is entitled “The Masters of Photography.” The feature can be found each Tuesday in the “Asides” section of the home page. The articles will be organized by the genre of photography and each one will be limited to one or two paragraphs […]

Eight Reasons Why I Love Photography

By Steve Russell Recently I read, on another photography blog, an article entitled “10 Reasons Why I Hate Photography.” I’m pretty sure that the writer had his tongue firmly planted in his cheek when he wrote and posted the article but he did make a few good points. His article prompted me to list eight […]

10 Most Annoying Things to Say to a Wildlife Photographer

Have you ever had someone look at a picture that you took (as a result of a lot of observation, preparation, patience, and dirty laundry) and say “Man, that is one sweet.. (you expect ‘photo’).. camera you have!” I used to stay silent and disappointed earlier. Now I simply say “Yea. Here, take the camera, […]

Corporate Headshot

Over the last decade working in Internet Marketing I have seen my fair share of Corporate Headshots.  If you’re an executive then you either have or should have a corporate headshot to feature on webpages, facebook, or for your biography.  But what makes a good work headshot – what should your photo shoot include?  Here’s […]

Inspiration Tuesday: Her Space My Space His Space

A few months ago I ran across this blog and the photography always inspires me it’s called Her Space My Space His Space: Here’s the premise of their blog: Anyone can play along with HSMSHS. Simply check the word of the day, make a photo to match the word and post a link to your […]