Tips from Pros on the Changing Photography Industry, 10 Things You Need to Know About Contracts, and Shooting Portraits with a Large Format Camera: Our Top Blog Posts for October 16 - 20

10/20/2017

As we head into the weekend, take a minute to enjoy our favorite photography blog posts

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 from around the web!

The Photography Industry is Changing: Tips From the Pros on How to Succeed

PHOTOGRAPHY BUSINESS TIPS: Whether you've been in the professional photography business for a while or are brand new, this post from PetaPixel provides useful business advice. In it, several photographers are interviewed about changes in the photography industry that have impacted their business and how they have adapted!

How to Create a Spooky Composite Image for Halloween

COMPOSITE PHOTOGRAPHY: With Halloween right around the corner, you may be looking for some inspiration for photos. This video from PhotoForge demonstrates how you can create some unique Halloween composites in Photoshop. 

Shooting Portraits with a Large Format Camera for the First Time

LARGE FORMAT CAMERAS/TUTORIAL: In this video, photographer Irene Rudnyk demonstrates how she set up a portrait shoot using large format cameras. If you're interested in using this type of camera, check it out! You'll pick up some good tips to get you ready. 

Is Computational Photography Still Photography?

PHOTOGRAPHY TECHNOLOGY: This Fstoppers post poses the question, with all the advances in camera technology, is it still you taking the picture or are you just carrying around a computer that takes the picture for you? Take a look and see what you think of the points made in the post. 

Drone Hits Passenger Plane in Canada

DRONE PHOTOGRAPHY: A drone recently struck a passenger plane in Canada, while the owner was flying illegally in a no-fly zone. Read the news on PetaPixel. This is just another reminder of the importance of understanding and following all regulations when using a drone for photography! Check out PPA's Drone Knowledge Center to learn more about flying your drone safely and legally.