event photography

How a single photo turned a little girl’s life around

Nov 14, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Photography has made our lives better in so many ways. But perhaps you’ve wondered how you can take photos for the greater good. Maybe you asked yourself if you could change someone’s life with your photography. It may sound a little pretentious, but it doesn’t have to be. And today, I want to give you a proof. I’ll tell you a story about a photographer who changed someone’s life for the better with just one photo. His name is Đorđe Đoković, and he comes from Valjevo, Serbia. He kindly shared the truly incredible story behind his photo that will make everyone tear up. First, you’ll cry out of sadness but then out of joy. I’ll tell you a story about a photographer who changed someone’s life for the better with just one photo. His name is Đorđe Đoković, and he comes from Valjevo, Serbia. He kindly shared the truly incredible story behind his photo that will make everyone tear up. First, you’ll cry out of sadness but then out of joy.

People are praising this photographer for not forcing little girls to smile

Jun 5, 2023
Alex Baker

“Just give me a tiny smile, and then we’re done.” I cringed as I heard myself saying this last week to a particularly unhappy and…

Viewbug Gigs lets you get paid for your photos of strangers

Jan 13, 2023
Dunja Djudjic

Photo community and a contest platform Viewbug has launched a new service that helps you make money by photographing strangers. It’s called Viewbug Gigs, and…

A real-world test of the new Canon Speedlite EL-1 professional flash

Dec 27, 2022
Jeff Cable

The Canon Speedlite EL-1 flash was announced late last year, and like many of you, I saw the price tag and thought that I would…

This is the one simple thing you need to know about working with bounce flash

Sep 30, 2021
John Aldred

Sometimes, as much as we might hate it, we’re forced to stick a flash on the hotshoe. Perhaps it’s something not too important and we…

How to make money as a beginner photographer

Jun 22, 2021
Illya Ovchar

One of the age-old questions in photography, especially for beginners, is when your work can start making money? How does one even find the clients?

Mitsubishi reported to be leaving the photography market

Mar 15, 2021
John Aldred

I’ll bet most of you didn’t realise Mitsubishi was even in the photography market and just made Shoguns, Galants and various other 4-wheeled whatnots, right?…

Sony’s new “Visual Story” app for iOS creates AI-curated galleries for wedding and event photographers

Dec 1, 2020
John Aldred

Sony has launched a new Visual Story app for iOS aimed squarely at wedding and event photographers. Or at least, ones that shoot Sony cameras. It…

Read this before you ask event photographers for photos

May 29, 2020
Andrew MacRobert

Any event photographer gets tons of requests from people asking for specific photos from an event. Sometimes they will acquiesce, but often not. Don’t nag…

This is why location scouting is so important for destination and event photographers

Jan 29, 2020
John Aldred

I’m lucky with my photography. It’s almost all on location, but I mostly get to choose the location myself. They’re places I’m familiar with, that…