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Myths About Becoming a Pro Photographer, Shooting High Speed with Water, and Better Product Photos: Top 10 Blog Posts March 21-25 - PPA Today

Myths About Becoming a Pro Photographer, Shooting High Speed with Water, and Better Product Photos: Top 10 Blog Posts March 21-25

By Chris Homer

As we wind down the week, take some time to enjoy our top photography blog posts from
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 around the web! 

TUTORIAL: If you've ever been inspired by high speed photography shots that make use of water, this post from Picture Correct is for you! You'll learn set ups you can use to capture these intriguing images. 

TECHNIQUE: The Rule of Thirds is one of the first composition techniques professional photographers learn. But is it as important to composition as you think? Check out this post on No Film School, it might make you look at the Rule of Thirds in a new way! 

BUSINESS ADVICE: Are you thinking about diving into the professional photography market full-time? Read this article from Improve Photography first to make sure you don't believe any of these myths about being a professional photographer. You'll also learn what you can do to prepare yourself if you've been under the influence of one of these myths! 

INSPIRATION: Not only are these photos of the Hunter-Gather tribes of the Himalayas on the Feature Shoot sure to inspire you, they also show the importance photography plays in preserving the history of a culture. 

MICRO PHOTOGRAPHY: Are you fascinated by micro photography? View this gallery of micro photographs on Lens Culture that are sure to inspire!
PHOTOGRAPHY NEWS: Adobe Lightroom may soon add a facial recognition feature to the software to help you easily search through photos. Read the news over at Digital Photography Review. 

BUSINESS ADVICE: Are you interested in offering headshots as a product line? This article from Huffington Post features good advice for how to get started and how to capture the most natural expressions! Plus, it features the photography of PPA photographer Gary Hughes, M.Photog.Cr., CPP. 

COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHY: If you do product photography - or want to break into this market - this  article from Photography Talk provides some good tips to keep in mind when doing product photography to get the best results.
TECHNIQUE: If you often shoot using wide apertures, read this article from Digital Photography School first! It shares some good points on why you may not want to always use a wide aperture. 

BUSINESS ADVICE: We all want to save money! This article from Photo District News shares 5 things you can do to save money in the day-to-day operation of your photography business.

There you have it, our weekly blog post roundup! What photography blogs or podcasts do YOU follow? Post your favorite on theLoop or email them to us at OnlineContentCommittee

ch_headshot_100x100.jpgAbout the author:
Chris Homer is PPA's SEO & Web Specialist, which basically makes Google Analytics his best friend. A graduate of the University of Georgia, Chris cheers passionately (and obnoxiously) for the Bulldogs in all things from football to checkers. When he's not hard at work on PPA's websites, you'll find Chris at auto racing events around the southeast, where he's known as a master architect of tent villages.

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