commercial photography

Try out these easy 1 light setups for product photography

Jan 16, 2024
Alex Baker

Studio photography can sometimes feel a bit daunting, with YouTubers showing off their multiple light setups. However, lighting doesn’t have to be complicated to produce…

Tips for finding models if you have no budget or portfolio

Jan 5, 2024
Dunja Djudjic

So, you want to get serious about portrait or fashion photography. But alas, you still don’t have a portfolio, and your budget is tight for professional models. In this article, we’ll share some tips for you to find models even if you have no budget, so you can start building a portfolio and get your career going.

All you need to know about hiring a hairstylist for your photo shoot

Jan 5, 2024
Ian Richards

Sometimes, the littlest things make the biggest difference in a shoot. Like the angle of a light casting the perfect shadow or a single wisp of hair blown across a model’s face. Make no mistake — that wisp was placed with the utmost attention to detail. A hairstylist chose that precise placement over countless others.

How much should you charge for photography?

Nov 21, 2023
Alex Baker

How much should I charge for *fill in the blank* type of photography? This question gets asked so many times around the internet that you’d…

Commercial food photographer tells us the truth behind those TikTok hacks

Jul 8, 2023
Alex Baker

There are a lot of food photography tips on social media. A lot of them claim to show useful ‘hacks’, and some are quite informative,…

This is the most lucrative lighting set ups for photographing men

Jun 23, 2023
Alex Baker

Scrolling through photography groups online, you could be forgiven for thinking that only women want to be photographed. But if you’re only shooting 20-year-old model…

How to create beautiful shots of wine bottles with one light

Jun 21, 2023
Alex Baker

Product photography is a staple of many photographers’ income. Some products, however, are more difficult to shoot than others. Let’s take wine, for example. It’s…

This is how photographers should use Instagram in 2023

May 23, 2023
Alex Baker

Instagram used to be a great place for still photographers to hang out. That was in the halcyon days before Meta took over the popular…

Lingerie brand Undiz uses AI generated images for billboard ads in French first

May 2, 2023
Alex Baker

You knew this was going to happen. We all did. It just happened that much quicker than we expected. Major brands are now using Ai…

18 Ways to Stand Out in the Crowded Field of Professional Photography

Apr 25, 2023
Don Giannatti

There are more photographers than ever before. And while I don’t believe that’s necessarily bad, it does create a lot of marketing “noise.” Our mission…