Category Archive for: ‘Photography’

What is the Rule of Thirds?

What is the Rule of Thirds and When Can You Break It?

The wonderful thing about art is that it is a creative endeavor. There is no right or wrong way to create art because beauty is in the eye of the beholder. When you’re learning how to be an artist, however, there are certain skills you need to develop and there are specific rules and techniques that can help you do …

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Is Photography an Art?

Is Photography an Art?

You’ve probably seen some kind of art installation where the artist uses found objects to make a statement. Looking at the piece, you probably asked yourself, “Is this even art?” This question makes sense in this context, when art takes a form outside traditional mediums of paint on canvas. But what about other art forms that aren’t quite so abstract? …

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How to Make Money Selling Photography

How to Make Money Selling Photography

Unless you have a gallery to display your photos, your best bet to sell your photography is online. The best way to make money selling photos online is to sell them royalty-free – this means that multiple people can purchase the same photo. It also means that you can sell the same photo on multiple website. Stock photo websites are …

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Beginner Tips for Amateur Photographers

Beginner Tips for Amateur Photographers

Photography is a wonderful hobby but it is not the right choice for everyone. For some people, using a digital camera and composing attractive photographs comes naturally while other people have to work at it a bit more. Regardless your level of natural talent, every amateur photographer starts from the same place. Below you will find a collection of tips …

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Photographing Your Art for Big Impact

Photographing Your Art for Big Impact

No matter what medium you work in, keeping a photographic record of your art is essential in this digital age. Whether you plan on using the photographs in promotional brochures, in your portfolio books, on social media sites or on your own website, high quality photographs that truly depict your art are only slightly less important than the work itself. …

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Tips for Better Photographic Composition

Tips for Better Photographic Composition

Novice photographers often struggle with the mechanics behind the art form, trying to catch that one elusive shot that transforms their work from the straightforward to the sublime. Although it’s great to know how to work your camera, there’s a lot more to photography than memorizing what situations call for ISO 100 versus ISO 1600 or constantly tweaking your aperture. …

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