People are Drawn to Meaning in Photos, Turn Website Visitors into Paying Clients, and Creating Custom White Balance: Our Top Blog Posts for September 25 - 29

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Is Social Media Destroying Photography?

SOCIAL MEDIA AND PHOTOGRAPHY: Many photographers feel that social media has had a negative impact on professional photography. Before you get too worked up, take a look at this post from Photography Talk. It shares how several social media sites can be a benefit to your photography business. 

 

People Are More Drawn to Meaning in Photos Than Parts That Pop Out: Study

COMPOSITION: A recent study has revealed that people's eyes are more drawn to areas of a photograph that have meaning - rather than those that just stick out. What does that mean for how you compose a photograph? Read all about the study on PetaPixel.

How to Turn Website Visitors Into Paying Photography Clients

MARKETING: If you're struggling to convert your website visitors into paying clients, read this post from FStoppers. It shares some common pitfalls that you'll want to avoid to make sure your site actually brings you business!

Breaking Away From Auto White Balance: Setting Custom White Balance in Mixed Lighting

WHITE BALANCE: If you're relying on the auto white balance setting of your camera, you may be missing out on an opportunity to create better photos. This post from PhotoFocus explains several methods for how to create a custom white balance to get the most from your photography.

How to Turn a White Wall Into a Black Background for Photos

TUTORIAL: You're shooting on location, and you want a dark background, but none are available for you! If this has happened to you, check out this video on FStoppers. It shows how you can turn a white wall into a dark background through proper lighting and set up.