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Photography Articles

This list of photography articles has something for everyone who has a passion for digital photography. Whether you want to find inspiration, learn a new technique, or genre of photography. We have broken the articles down into different categories to make them easier to explore and understand. You can search by your level such as advanced, intermediate, or beginner. Also, you can type a term to find exactly what you are looking for such as lenses, lighting, photography tips, or books.

Lastly, don’t forget to find the inspiration you may need by checking out our photographer of the month and podcast articles. The possibilities are endless and free in our articles about photography.

Interview with Roberta Perrone | GBPW Episode 73

You just have to let people be who they are, and be yourself as well. It's really important.Roberta Perrone You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page.Want to take meaningful and eye-catching self-portraits? Check out our Self-Portrait Photography course. Our 365 Days of Photography...

The Best Portrait Photography Books to Add to Your Collection

Adding portrait photography books to your library is a great way to grow your photography work. Portrait photographers have been around since the beginning of photography, but a few names stand out among the rest. We put together this list of the best photographers and great photographs to help inspire your work and learn some stories behind each picture-perfect portrait....

Interview with Erez Marom | GBPW Episode 72

In photography, you can't take someone else's shot, shoot it yourself, and call it art. You've done nothing. So for me, going to new places, doing new things, shooting new compositions, innovating in some sort of manner, in some way or form is absolutely key to making art in the world of photography.Erez Marom You can also listen to this...

Contrast in Photography – How to Make the Best Use of It

The contrast in photography comes in a few different forms. How you make use of it is well worth considering. Contrast, or lack of it, can make or break a photograph. Making the best choices about how you manage contrast is one of the photography fundamentals. In this article, we’ll take a look at what contrast is in photography and...

What is the Best Lens for Portraits in 2021?

When looking for the best lens for portraits, pro photographers have a few favorites. It doesn't matter whether you are shooting with a Nikon or Canon, or another brand. When it comes to a portrait lens, there are a few top zoom lenses and prime lenses. Let's explore the options here, so you can invest in what's best for...

Interview with Devon Steele | GBPW Episode 71

I always think there are aspects of the photographer's personality coming through in their content, even if it's commercial content or stock content. Devon Steele You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page.Want to take meaningful and eye-catching self-portraits? Check out our Self-Portrait...

The 28 Best Movies About Photography

The Movies About Photography for Every Type of Photographer Whether it's winter or lockdowns, sometimes you can't be outside shooting as much as you want to be. Thankfully, you can still get your photography fix at home. This list of movies about photography is bound to scratch the photography itch. Or maybe even inspire you to get back out...

The Top Guide for Reflection Photography

Reflection photography can skyrocket your images into the more interesting subject matter. After all, we are all seeing the world from the same perspective on a daily basis. But if you can find ways to use reflective surfaces, a long shutter speed, and some new subject ideas, you will create a fresh look and creative feel to your photos....

Interview with Serena Dzenis | GBPW Episode 70

I started learning that I could approach anyone and ask to take their photograph and if they said no, that it wasn't a rejection of me or my ability. Serena Dzenis You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page.Want to take meaningful and...

How to Unblur an Image – The Most Effective Way

How to unblur an image is a common problem for digital photographers. Opening and reviewing your images and finding that a bunch of them are blurry is a real drag. It’s also a very common problem for people who are new to taking photos. Thankfully, you can use a few techniques to avoid blurry images because once you have a...

9 Creative Halloween Photoshoot Ideas

Fun Tips and Tricks To Elevate Your Halloween Photography! Autumn is here, which means Halloween is just around the corner. What better way to celebrate the spooky holiday than with a creative Halloween photoshoot? Halloween is about so much more than eating candy and putting on a scary costume. It's a chance to get creative, spend time with friends and...

Interview with Ainsley Duyvestyn – Smith | GBPW Episode 69

I couldn't see myself just doing one genre or one type of thing constantly.Ainsley Duyvestyn - Smith You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page.Want to take meaningful and eye-catching self-portraits? Check out our Self-Portrait Photography course. Our 365 Days of Photography Course is...

What is Ambient Lighting and How to Make Best Use of It

What is Ambient Lighting in Photography? Ambient lighting is simply the light that is available. It can be natural or artificial light. This is the type of lighting that most people rely on to illuminate their pictures, and it exists without being added by the photographer. Ambient light outdoors during the daytime is usually natural light from the sun. This is...

How to Get Photography Clients: 10 Secret Strategies That Work Every Time

Learning how to get photography clients may feel overwhelming at first. Over the past decade, photography services have exploded, and there is no better time than now to try new marketing strategies to help you target potential clients as well as existing clients. With more demand, more experienced photographers have entered the small business world of photography. But fear not,...

How to Get Into Photography: The Complete Guide 2021

Now more than ever, more individuals have thought of becoming or have become professional photographers. The most straightforward answer to becoming a professional photographer is buying a good camera, sound equipment, taking some courses for learning photography, practicing your skills, and ultimately deciding which niche to focus on. However, this process is not simple. Photography is simultaneously an art...

Interview with Anna Heimkreiter | GBPW Episode 68

If you have a lot of money, you can go to a luxury resort and lie by the pool all day long. But, that's not really travelling to me. That's tourism. In the end, if you do that all the time, I feel like it gets kind of boring.Anna Heimkreiter You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket...

16 of the Best Fashion Photography Books for Your Reading Pleasure

Fashion and photography are one of the strongest duos in the art world. However, photography doesn't necessarily need fashion. It would make portrait photography rather dull without it. Likewise, it could be said that fashion would be hard-pressed to survive without the medium of photography. Fashion photography books have been helping to elevate and encapsulate infamous fashion moments throughout...

Documentary Photography – An Introduction

What is Documentary Photography? Documentary photography is an umbrella term used for photography that documents our world. This includes the everyday and extraordinary life or historical events. There is no precise definition of documentary photography. However, the documentary photograph should be an accurate representation of our planet. And those who exist within it.Documentary photography differs from other forms of photography...

Interview with Federica Nardese | GBPW Episode 67

I love transformation, and I love evolution, and I love becoming better.Federica Nardese You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page.Want to take meaningful and eye-catching self-portraits? Check out our Self-Portrait Photography course. Our 365 Days of Photography Course is the ultimate learning experience...

Practical Tips to Help You Improve Your Natural Light Portraits

I love making natural light portraits. It’s a genre of photography that used to scare me, but that I have come to enjoy more than most others. Natural light portraits are photographs of people, or animals, making use of only the available, or ambient, light. There’s no flashlight, studio strobe, or any form of continuous light added to the subject. When...

Interview with Geert Weggen | GBPW Episode 66

The way that I live is very cheap, so I don't need much money. But my goal is to not be dependent on photography. Geert Weggen You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page.Want to take meaningful and eye-catching self-portraits? Check out our...

Photographer of the Month: Viktoria Haack

Viktoria Haack is originally from the UK but now calls British Columbia home. Her photography journey has taken her to many beautiful destinations as a landscape photographer, including breathtaking locations around Canada. She focuses on the natural environment that surrounds her to create stunning online and print publications. Heavily influenced by fine art and anthropology, Viktoria's work brings a...

Interview with Laura Carlini Fanfogna | GBPW Episode 65

It's important that get recognition because after a while, you can't live on your own and simply create.Laura Carlini Fanfogna You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page.Want to take meaningful and eye-catching self-portraits? Check out our Self-Portrait Photography course. Check out our...

5 Reasons to Take Bridal Portraits

What are Bridal Portraits and Why Should Brides Invest? Wedding photography can be busy and stressful, especially on the day of the wedding. Trying to squeeze in beautiful photos of the bride at the wedding venue can be tough. That's where bridal portraits come in. Bridal portraits are becoming more and more popular. People have begun to really value the importance...

43 Best Gifts for Photographers in 2021

Sometimes it may seem difficult to buy gifts for photographers. The average DSLR costs thousands of dollars, and professional lenses are not much cheaper. But that doesn't mean you can't find a great gift for the photographer in your life! Photographers love all sorts of things that can go with their shutterbug passions! Please don't buy your photographer friend another...

Planning a Photography Project

Working on a photography project is about the best way you can continue to grow and develop as a photographer. Having a particular topic or concept to focus on opens up the opportunity for you to become an expert on it. You can create a meaningful body of photographs to exhibit, compile them into a book or hang them...

Interview with Gulnara Samoilova | GBPW Episode 64

Unfortunately, we underestimate our work. We sell it too cheap. Or we give it for free. Or we give it for exposure. Gulnara Samoilova You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page.Want to take meaningful and eye-catching self-portraits? Check out our Self-Portrait Photography...

8 Fun Birthday Photoshoot Ideas For Everyone

Every year that goes by is worth celebrating in life. What better way to do that than with a birthday photoshoot? There are many reasons you may want to celebrate your day with a photoshoot. You may want to preserve memories of family and your loved ones, or you might want to celebrate how great you look on your...

How to Make Your Photographs Look Cinematic – 14 Creative Tips

Much like scenes from our favorite films, cinematic photography can evoke an emotional response in the viewer. Cinematic photography is a style of photography that emulates stills or frames from movie scenes. It is a highly effective storytelling technique that can create images with depth and feeling.There are many ways to create a cinematic style photo. Paying attention to...

Interview with Miles Morgan | GBPW Episode 63

The people that I admire most in this world are the people that are able to be quietly confident, and they don't need to express how wonderful they are to the world. They're just content with their greatness.Miles Morgan You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded...

Camera Maintenance Advice that Every Beginner Must Know

There is probably nothing more infuriating as the slightest of inconvenience. Be that a runny nose for the doctor or getting stuck in traffic for a tinge of Chipotle for the driver. But wait, there seems to be one for the photographer—malfunctioning camera equipment.  Your camera and associated equipment are bound to malfunction if you don’t take proper care of...

Photographer of the Month: Mads Peter Iversen

Award-winning photographer Mads Peter Iversen has made photography education accessible to everyone through his YouTube videos and passion for mixing cinema with photography. Originally from Denmark, he went from teaching philosophy to becoming a full-time photographer traveling the globe. After experimenting with many different photography genres, including headshots and videography, he landed on fine art landscape photography. We love his...

Understanding Color in Photography

Color in Photography The definition of color is a component of light that is separated when it is reflected off of an object. Color begins with light. The color we see is influenced by the characteristics of the source and what it reflects off. Wavelengths of reflected light determine what color we see. Color is said to be three-dimensional because of...

Interview with Masha Sardari | GBPW Episode 62

Practice is definitely essential to creating quality work. Masha Sardari You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page.Want to take meaningful and eye-catching self-portraits? Check out our Self-Portrait Photography Indoors On A Budget course. Our 365 Course is the ultimate learning experience for...

What is Radial Balance in Photography?

What is Radial Balance and How do we Achieve it in our Images? Having balanced composition is an important part of creating an interesting image. But balance isn’t just about creating symmetry between the left and right or top and bottom. There are different types of compositions in photography that balance the visual weight of an image. These are asymmetrical...

Asymmetrical Balance in Photography

It's no secret that one of the keys to creating a good photograph is visual balance in your composition. For centuries artists of all mediums have used principles of balance in artworks to create dynamic and eye-catching photos. Asymmetrical balance is why so many of our shots simply work. But why is that? And what more can we learn...

Vibrance vs Saturation: What is the Difference?

Even though they have a similar role, vibrance and saturation are different. If you use them interchangeably, you might not get the greatest results. Fortunately, figuring out the difference between them isn't all that difficult. What Is Saturation? Saturation intensifies every colour in an image. When you drag the saturation slider all the way to the right, you'll get an extremely...

Interview with Jimmy Lozowski | GBPW Episode 61

Mistakes are the best way to learn.Jimmy Lozowsky You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded on our GBPW Memberships Page.Want to take meaningful and eye-catching self-portraits? Check out our Self-Portrait Photography Indoors On A Budget course. Our 365 Days of Photography Course is the ultimate learning experience for...

Episode 60 – Interview with Viktoria Haack

I came out or surgery and felt like a different person. It was just this incredible change - from feeling no energy, just feeling awful - to suddenly feeling absolutely fine, back to how I used to feel. Viktoria Haack You can also listen to this episode on iTunes, Pocket Casts, Spotify, Castbox, and Google Podcasts.Support us and get rewarded...

Real Estate Photography: The Complete Guide

Real estate photography has become a highly sought-after genre of photography. This is with good reason, people are buying real estate more than ever, and great photos help real estate agents bring clients on location while helping potential buyers build excitement because of the beautiful professional real estate photos they saw online. This article will cover everything you need to...
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