Tag: Tips

7 Travel Photography Tips I’ve Learned from People in the Industry

Like any profession, over the years and countless hours of working and talking to people in the industry, you will pick up tips, advice and even things to avoid. This will ultimately help you improve and possibly make your photography business more profitable. Here are some of the main tips that I have picked up […]

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Tips for Better Flower Photography

Flowers are naturally beautiful, and easy to find in the warmer months of the year, and so make a great subject for a photo. This article covers the top tips to get great photos when photographing flowers in their natural surroundings. “Poppies” captured by PictureSocial member Gregg Lowrimore Choose interesting angles If you want your […]

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5 Tips for Location Scouting Before a Photo Session

Maybe by a show of virtual hands, how many of us have ever been in a situation where we have gone to a location for a photoshoot only to find out that something unexpected like a marathon, construction or worse demolition, is going on that prevents you from using the space as you intended? And I am being […]

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6 Tips for Posing Hands in Wedding and Portrait Photography

One of the most challenging and misunderstood elements in posing hands and how to use them correctly. Hands are so important in an image because they can say so much. They can convey masculinity, femininity, strength, softness and between couples, they can show love and affection. So the big question is what can we do with […]

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6 Tips to Keep Your DSLR Safe While Traveling

Photographers—both amateurs and professionals—have one thing in common: they would never think of leaving their photography equipment at home when they travel. Although traveling provides an awesome opportunity to capture memorable photos, few people want to cover the risk of damage to their photography equipment while on the go. So follow these tips to ensure […]

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5 Tips to Improve Your Nature Macro Photography

This is my favorite type of photography. I don’t claim to be an expert, but I have lots of experience. I haven’t taken my macro lens off my camera since I bought it a few months ago. “Macro Flower” captured by PictureSocial member Michael Davis Here are a few tips that I’ve picked up: 1. […]

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4 Tips for More Interesting Travel Photos

Everyone loves to take photos when they travel. It’s a way to maintain the memories, to share experiences with our friends and families, and, quite simply, a way to prove “I was there.” But let’s face it—not everyone is a great photographer. At one point or another, we’ve all sat through a tedious slide show […]

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