Category Archives: Fun Stuff

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 ~ Eleanor Imster

The Natural History Museum in London has kindly released the 13 finalist images in advance of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 October announcement of the competition’s winners. Now in its 53rd year, this year’s competition received almost 50,000 … Continue reading

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Instant Polaroid Style Photography Ideas & Tricks (Video Tutorial) ~ Jennifer Berube

Are you into instant photography? Yeah, that’s right, I’m talking about old-school Polaroids! Today, there are a bunch of modern cameras on the market for photographers who still love the instant format. And, there are tons of creative things you … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Own Wood Prints from Your Photos (Video Tutorial) ~ Brynn Tweeddale

Creating unique prints of your photography is an excellent way to not only display your images, but share them with your friends and family, as well. Steve Ramsey, who runs a site for woodworking called Woodworking for Mere Mortals, may … Continue reading

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Photographing a SpaceX Rocket Streaking Across the Night Sky Returning to Earth ~ Zach Grether

At 1:21am on May 6, 2016, SpaceX continued its run of aerospace brilliance with a night launch of its Falcon 9 rocket, carrying its Japanese communication satellite payload to geostationary orbit. The most spectacular portion of this event was the … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Doing a Successful 365 Photo Project ~ Karthika Gupta

Happy 2016, welcome to the start of a new year. This is a great time to start new projects – be it losing weight, getting fit by regularly exercising, committing to eating right, or improving and growing your photography knowledge and … Continue reading

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32 things photographers say… and what they really mean ~ Jeff Meyer

Photography has a language all of its own; a rich mix of camera jargon, lens acronyms and technical buzzwords that can be an utterly baffling sea of noise to beginners. But, with the internet and all, it doesn’t take long … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Help When You’re Stuck with Only a Prime Lens ~ Branson Quenzer

As a photographer you must have flip-flopped back and forth between prime and zoom lenses. “Should I choose a prime today, or a zoom for its advantages?” If you have not done this for a purchase, you must at least … Continue reading

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The 9 Common Species of Amateur Photographers (Video) ~ Rajib Mukherjee

Thanks to digital cameras and smartphones the world of amateur photography has evolved. The evolution of the common photographer has branched out into many different species and subspecies. If the amateur photographer can be assumed as a class, its species … Continue reading

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You Know You’re a Photographer When… ~ Cole Dunn

Being a photographer is more than just a hobby or a career choice—it’s life. Something you feel you literally could not live without. Every instant of your waking moment, you feel the dire need to pull your camera out and … Continue reading

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