Audio for Video Part I: The Basics
Learn the basics of audio for video, including what sound is and how it's recorded digitally, the variety of microphones available, line level vs. mic level, and in-camera vs. external "second-system"...
How Not to Hate Your Tripod (For Portrait Photographers)
There are times when a tripod can be a real asset to a portrait photographer. But it has to be a GOOD tripod and you need to know how, and when, to use it!
10 Affordable Gift Ideas for Photographers
Looking for the perfect gift for the photographer in your life? Here are ten affordable gift ideas that will actually be used AND loved!
4 Tips for Winter Landscape Photography
Here are some useful tips for photographing outdoors when cold weather impacts your batteries and other gear, as well as your own personal comfort.
Top 10 Things I've Learned from 20 Years in the Photo Business
There are lessons to be learned from many years in the biz. Instructor Jeff McLain can help you avoid some of the mistakes that are easy to make when you're just starting out.
How to Choose the Best Lens for You
Choosing the right lens for a given situation can be challenging. The decision relies on a number of factors including angle of view, desired depth-of-field, and ambient light in the scene.
Astrophotography III: Deep Sky Objects
In this article we continue learning about astrophotography and focus on how to get started imaging deep sky objects like galaxies and nebulae.
Getting Started with Black & White Photography
Discover why black and white photography has endured for centuries and how you can add it to your own visual repertoire, using Adobe Lightroom or Photoshop Camera Raw.
Adapting My Business to Quarantine & "The Front Steps Project"
Instructor Mary Brunst Pedersen took a unique approach to the loss of work during quarantine by participating in #TheFrontStepsProject. Learn about her experience and her tips for adaptability!
Making Art During a Pandemic
Finding inspiration to make art might mean finding a safe space for yourself where you can be vulnerable, have a good cry, sit in the unknown and breathe. Here are 12 tips from Tea Bear, an extra crea...
A Matter of Perspective
After you reach technical proficiency, you might have to "think outside the box" to remain inspired.
Getting Started with Wet Plate Tintype Photography
Find inspiration in the ashes of photography making wet plate collodion tintypes.
Is Photography a Viable Career Choice?
Whether you want to work alone, or as part of a team, there are many career options available for professional photographers.
5 Hidden Photo Gems in Glacier Country
Discover the wonders that lie on the outskirts of Glacier National Park.
How to Make Your Work Stand Out
Internationally-published adventure sports photographer Michael Clark shares a few important tips for how to separate your photography work from everything else out there.
Use a Tripod for Better Landscape Photographs
Rather than thinking of your tripod as just a heavy and clunky piece of gear, consider it a creative tool for shooting better landscapes.
Top Five Mistakes Amateurs Make
Learn how to avoid the pitfalls that typically trip up an amateur photographer.
Authentic Portraiture
Achieving authentic portraits starts with observing deeply and paying attention. They are felt in the heart. And in the gut.
Top 10 Steps to Become a Pro
Take some steps today to begin to realize your dream of becoming a professional photographer!
Tips for Photographing Waterfalls
Learn some techniques for creating stunning images of one of the wonders of nature!
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