We are a nation, if not a generation of pet lovers. From cat cafes, doggy day-care & grooming boutique and countless pony camps…we can’t get enough of our pets. So with this in mind, it comes as no surprise that pet photography is on the increase. Pets are a big part of our lives and considered to be part of the family, and their portraits can certainly add a new dynamic to the family gallery!
As a wedding photographer you get to share in the most special day of many happy couples’ lives. You spend the day with them capturing the magic but the magic doesn’t stop once the day draws to a close. The excitement builds once more as the newlyweds await delivery of their wedding photos, and as the photographer of the big day it’s your chance to remind them just why they hired you.
You’ve spent ages honing your craft, perfecting every camera angle, ready to share your images with the world, and whilst you know world domination is perhaps a little way off, no one is standing up and taking notice of your amazing photographs. So, what are you doing wrong? The photography world is an increasingly competitive one, and standing out from the crowd isn’t easy to do. We’ve rounded up a few top tips, to help your pictures go from camera screen to the press.
Baby photography is a perfect memento for new parents who want to capture their bundle of joy within those precious first weeks. Photo’s of our children are always going to be treasured, but as we’ve become an increasingly visual society there’s been a rise in new parents wanting to share those perfect pictures of their new born with friends and family. Of course as a photographer, getting to spend hours on end with a cute and cuddly bundle of joy can be a true career highlight. Especially when you know it means so much to the family.
We’re now all lucky enough to be amateur photographers, with cameras in our pockets that can capture a moment in an instant and be shared with the world within seconds.The divide between amateur and professional is slowly blurring, and whilst picture snobbery may still exist in some parts of the photography industry, with many dismissing a photo straight away if they find out it’s been taken with a smartphone, the simple fact is, a good photo is a good photo no matter what it was taken with or by who. So to ensure you’re taking the best possible snaps with your camera phone, we’ve collated the best tips and tricks in the book to ensure you can take photos that look as good as the pros.