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The Best Photo Contests to Enter in 2022

As a photographer, you’ve got plenty of opportunities to gain exposure. Many opt for the social media route, and you should certainly consider creating profiles on at least one platform. Building a website to showcase your work is also a good idea, but have you thought about entering photo contests?

10 Best Free Online Photography Courses in 2022

With every year that goes past, photography becomes more and more accessible to the average person. Compared to even a decade ago, even the most basic cameras – including those on your smartphone – produce excellent images. Moreover, you can find plenty of free resources and classes that give you all the information you need to succeed.

132 Inspirational Quotes for Photographers in 2022

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But I wonder, what else do “they” say? In order to find out, I’ve culled together the best photography quotes on the subjects of photographs, cameras, inspiration, and more, as said by some of history's most famous and talented photographers.

30 First Photos from the History of Photography

Photography has been a medium of limitless possibilities since it was originally invented in the early 1800s. The use of cameras has allowed us to capture historical moments and reshape the way we see ourselves and the world around us. To celebrate the amazing history of photography and photographic science, we have assembled 30 photographic ‘firsts’ from over the past two centuries.

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17 Best Gifts for Photographers in 2022

Need to buy a gift for a photographer in your life but have no idea what to look for? We have scoured the world of photography to put together this list of best gifts for photographers in 2022.

Fashion Terms Every Fashion Photographer Must Know

Fashion photography is about, well... fashion. As simple as that sounds, many photographers still get caught up in the technicalities of it without giving too much attention to the subject. In this article, I will go over some of the most common fashion terms that every photographer must know when working with fashion.

The Best Mirrorless Cameras in 2022

Given all the choices when it comes to a new camera, it can be quite an ordeal to research and decide on just one. While it mostly depends on what you need as a photographer. If you've been leaning more towards picking up a mirrorless camera, then you're in the right place and we're here to help.

5 Common Mistakes Photographers Make In Business

Have a passion for photography and are thinking of turning it into a full-time profession? That’s an admirable and ambitious goal, and while it sounds exciting, the reality is that running a photography business is very different from pursuing photography as a hobby.

9 of History’s Rarest Cameras You Can Actually Buy

The history of photography is over a century old -- in fact, it was 107 years ago that Oskar Barnack created the Ur-Leica, a camera that would later be known as the genesis of the 36x24 “full-frame” format. Since then, hundreds of companies across the world have, to varying degrees of success, produced everything from 35mm to 127 to an assortment of medium format sizes and finally to digital.

The Best Software for Recovering Deleted Photos in 2022

Industry professionals recommend that photographers backup files locally on an external hard drive as well as with a cloud service. Even the best of us don’t always do this, which means we may delete files we never meant to, or we may lose them if something happens to our devices.

The Best DSLR Cameras in 2022

While recent years have seen mirrorless cameras growing in popularity, DSLR cameras still hold a place in many photographers’ tools of the trade. They still come with several advantages that make them top-notch choices, especially for pro photographers. These include optical viewfinder benefits, better ergonomics, longer-lasting batteries, and wider lens selection.

The Best Cloud Storage Platforms for Photographers in 2022

As another year of taking photos rolls on, having enough storage is yet another thing on every photographer's checklist. Thanks to the cloud, we can have another layer of security and enjoy the convenience of accessing our photos anywhere as long as we have an Internet connection.

15 Inspiring Landscape Photographers

There is a plethora of very talented landscape photographers out in the field these days, both hobbyists and professionals alike. The following is a collection of some of them, and may you enjoy their talent, craftsmanship, and dedication to the genre.

55 Plugins to Up Your Photoshop Game

While developing its Luminar Flex AI-based Photoshop plugin earlier this month, Skylum did research on what plugins are currently available. The software company has now compiled a huge list of 55 Photoshop plugins that photographers may find useful.

The Top 10 Camera Films Preferred by Photographers

When a new film photographer asks the photography community which films are the best, most voices tend to agree on Porta, Tri-X, and HP5... but are these the most popular? In this article, we are going to look at the top 10 films photographers prefer.

30 Composition Styles for Taking Good Pictures

Ever since I decided to start learning photography, I’ve been looking for a good catalog of composition ideas. Once you figure out the mechanics of how a DSLR works, getting good at the composition of your photos seems to be the 80/20 of rapidly improving at photography.