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Nancy is a passionate freelance writer and blogger. She writes inspirational articles on web design, photography, and technology. She enjoys traveling, reading and meeting new people. Nancy believes in a magic of written words to inspire and motivate. Currently, she is working as a writer at OneDesBlog.

50 Sweet Valentine Gifts for Photographers and Their Sweethearts

The season for love is here but finding a perfect gift for your lover isn’t easy. Whether you’re an amateur photographer or a real pro, you can give your sweetheart a photography Valentines gift that would be a winner for sure.

I know you want to make this Valentine’s day unforgettable. Here I showcase 50 amazingly creative and romantic Valentine gifts for photographers to help you with this task.

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130 Amazing Gifts for Photographers Handpicked from All Over the Web- Updated

As does the art of photography, the art of giving needs inspiration. In our  gift guide you can find all kinds of gift ideas for every type of photographer, beginner to pro.  Our Gifts For Photographers buying guide has been a hit for years.

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Even if the recipient is not a photographer, one of these gifts will easily make them want to become one!

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7 Smart Lighting Setups for Portraits Taken at Home

Let’s get one thing clear – you’re not going to learn how to shoot perfect portraits overnight. There are many things you need to learn first. When it comes to portrait-shooting, no factor is more important than lighting. Even if you’re planning a home portrait session, you can still make the most from various lighting setups to achieve great results.

Off-camera flash is one of things you’ll need here. Here are 7 actionable tips to creating studio light setups right at home and help you capture classic portrait lighting, creating some truly beautiful pictures.

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7 Last Minute Father’s Day Gifts for Photographers

Father’s Day is just round the corner. If these words made your heart leap in panic, no worries. We have 7 surefire gift ideas for a photography-addicted Dad in your life.

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Whether it’s a pro photographer or a budding enthusiast you need to greet, there’s a great gift for every kind of photo buff on this list. And the best part that all of the suggestions are very affordable and can be received instantly so there would be no undelivered gift frustration this holiday.

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How to Choose the Right Digital Camera for a Specific Type of Photography

Are you overwhelmed with the many digital camera options available in the market? This article will help you determine the right camera for your specific photography need.

Whether it’s portrait, landscape, travel, sports and adventure, or aerial photography that you want to get into, you can’t just settle for the most popular.

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7 Ways Custom Photo Backdrops Can Promote Your Business

How could you photograph a love story in Paris having less than $50 at your disposal? Or make local moms stand in line at your photo studio without running an expensive marketing campaign?

That’s totally possible if you pay attention to one single element of your studio setup – background.

Read on to find out how other photographers are successfully boosting their business with photo backdrops and why you should start using this terrific marketing tool right now.

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Photographic Education, Specialties, and Business: Interview with Photographer Melanie Weij

In one of our recent newsletters, I asked our subscribers to share their stories with me. The newsletter celebrated the beginning of spring and was dedicated to inspiration and aspiration in the contemporary photographic world. I always encourage readers to hit the reply button and get involved in the conversation. And often, you do (high five!).

Photographic Education, Specialties and Business: Interview with Melanie Weij

So did our subscriber, an Amsterdam-based Architecture / Product photographer Melanie Weij. It appeared that Melanie has just graduated from the University of Applied Photography and her excitement about a new stage in her life could be felt through my laptop screen.

I thought her story might be interesting and helpful to both photographer wannabes out there and those who are making their first steps in the business. So check out my interview with Melanie in which we discuss the role of education, focus, and planning in any photographer’s life.

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11 Premium & Free Resources for Photographers (Bundles, eBooks, Courses)

How do I start my own photography business? How can I improve my shooting skills? What do I need to edit images faster? There’s no lack of information to answer these and other questions photographers may face.

But then again, choosing the right eBook, email course, or Lightroom preset collection from an overwhelming amount of available resources may be quite a challenging task these days.

11 Excellent Premium & Free Resources for Photographers

Not worries though, as always we’re here to help! In this post you can find 10 of the best premium and free resources for photographers that will help you achieve your goals and improve your workflow

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Top Photography Accessories to Have

Photography is an expensive hobby, without a doubt. Some lenses or speedlights may cost even more than a camera body itself.

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After buying a DSLR camera you may need a few accessories to improve your workflow, keep your gear safe and secure.

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50 Photoshop & Lightroom Photo Editing Tutorials to Enhance Your Images

Photoshop and Lightroom are awesome tools for photographers, professionals and amateurs alike.

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While Lightroom is considered the most comprehensive tool to do some basic image editing, such as fixing exposure, white balance, and contrast, Photoshop is often chosen by photographers for further creative processing.

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