40 Creative Photography Ideas To Try When You Need Inspiration

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Table of Contents Fun Challenges for Beginners to Improve Photography Techniques Challenge yourself with these photography ideas that encourage you to explore new styles or skills outside your comfort zone and strengthen your basic photography techniques; restricting your equipment and photographing other styles is a way to inspire fresh ideas and gain new skills. Use Only […]

4 Reasons Why Golden Hour Isn’t The Best Light

Golden Hour silhouette in the Great Smoky Mountains

Golden Hour, also known as the magic hour, is the hour when the sunrising or setting and is famous for giving off a soft light with a golden glow. The internet encourages you to avoid shooting at any other time of day, photography apps help predict the golden hour, and other photographers chase that golden […]

Beginner’s Guide To Better Pictures Of Birds

Small Pine Warbler Bird

Table of Contents Birds loved me before I loved them; they always seem to flock to me and pose for pictures, and over the years taking pictures of birds has grown into my favorite pastime. I’ve used budget equipment and learned through trial and error as I improved my skills to get where I am […]

5 Questions to Ask Before Buying New Camera Equipment

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A beautiful picture catches your eye; the image is sharp and the colors are vibrant. You may start to feel camera, and thoughts like “If I had that camera I could take better pictures” are making you think you need new camera equipment. Contrary to popular belief, the best photography equipment is the gear you […]

Useful Gifts for Photographers Under $100

Photo Photography Macro Lens Attachment for phone

Christmas is around the corner and soon we will all be scouring the internet looking for the perfect present for the important people in our lives. Lenses and cameras are expensive gifts to give a photographer for Christmas, so if you’re looking for affordable photography gift ideas to treat the photography lover in your life, […]