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CreativeLive Turns 8! A Look Back at Our Top Classes

CreativeLive Turns 8! A Look Back at Our Top Classes
CreativeLive recently turned 8 years old and they're celebrating by taking a stroll down memory lane! They highlighted (and discounted!) the top class from each year since our very first in 2010. ...

The Hidden Challenges of Digital Photography with Michael Clark

The Hidden Challenges of Digital Photography with Michael Clark
Digital photography seems so easy, and in some respects it is. Point, shoot, view the result, correct issues and shoot again. But for those who want to take their digital photography up a notch, capturing the image is just the start of the workflow process. Exposing an image......

3 Things Couples Look for when Hiring a Photographer

3 Things Couples Look for when Hiring a Photographer
When you’re shopping for a particular product (or hiring a photographer), it’s likely you have an idea of what you’re looking for in your mind. When you’re on the other side of the proverbial cash register, what the customer is looking for in your product can seem like a mystery......

How to Dominate Your Local Photography Scene

How to Dominate Your Local Photography Scene
Whether you’re in a big or small town, the local photography scene can be quite competitive. These days, many people are picking up easy-to-use cameras, setting up websites and free social media profiles......

A Photo Backup Guide: 4 Ways to Safeguard Your Images

A Photo Backup Guide: 4 Ways to Safeguard Your Images
Getting started as a photographer is as much spending time behind the lens taking photos as it is time behind your computer uploading, organizing and processing images. After shooting an eight-hour wedding, I am left with thousands of images that also need a photo backup guide....

Five easy steps to showcasing your work with a photo book.

Five easy steps to showcasing your work with a photo book.
As photographers we all know the importance of creating a portfolio and showcasing your work because lets face it, it is hard to enjoy all of those photos when the only place they sit is on your hard drive!  ...

What Everyone Should Know About Color Theory

What Everyone Should Know About Color Theory
Anyone who creates images needs to work with color, whether you’re a designer, illustrator, or photographer. Think about how you work with color–recognize yourself in any of the following? ...

The Best Setup for Dodging and Burning Your Images — Non-Destructively

The Best Setup for Dodging and Burning Your Images — Non-Destructively
Dodging and burning is a photo editing and retouching technique as old as the darkroom itself, but bring the process of lightening and darkening small, specific portions into the digital realm......

How to Whiten Teeth in Photoshop – Video Tutorial with Ben Willmore

How to Whiten Teeth in Photoshop – Video Tutorial with Ben Willmore
Yellow teeth are a common problem in portraits — sometimes the lighting can even make them appear more yellow in photos than they do in person. Thankfully, Photoshop has a few good tools......

4 Ways To Improve Your Outdoor and Nature Photography Skills During Your Next Hike

The Big Lie About Lifestyle Photography

The Big Lie About Lifestyle Photography
I wanted to share with you a common “lie” I hear about lifestyle photography. Hang with me? One thing I see all the time on social media, and from well known or talented Lifestyle Photographers at that, is they say things like “I just adore in between moments.” Or......

How to Replace Colors in Photoshop: Video Tutorial with Ben Willmore

How to Replace Colors in Photoshop: Video Tutorial with Ben Willmore
Color is a powerful tool inside any art, but photographers are limited to just the colors they see — or are they? Using Photoshop, it’s easy to swap out one color for another, say, to turn a red car blue. Replacing colors......
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CreativeLive Turns 8! A Look Back at Our Top Classes

CreativeLive Turns 8! A Look Back at Our Top Classes
CreativeLive recently turned 8 years old and they're celebrating by taking a stroll down memory lane! They highlighted (and discounted!) the top class from each year since our very first in 2010. ...

The Hidden Challenges of Digital Photography with Michael Clark

The Hidden Challenges of Digital Photography with Michael Clark
Digital photography seems so easy, and in some respects it is. Point, shoot, view the result, correct issues and shoot again. But for those who want to take their digital photography up a notch, capturing the image is just the start of the workflow process. Exposing an image......

What Everyone Should Know About Color Theory

What Everyone Should Know About Color Theory
Anyone who creates images needs to work with color, whether you’re a designer, illustrator, or photographer. Think about how you work with color–recognize yourself in any of the following? ...

The Best Setup for Dodging and Burning Your Images — Non-Destructively

The Best Setup for Dodging and Burning Your Images — Non-Destructively
Dodging and burning is a photo editing and retouching technique as old as the darkroom itself, but bring the process of lightening and darkening small, specific portions into the digital realm......

How to Whiten Teeth in Photoshop – Video Tutorial with Ben Willmore

How to Whiten Teeth in Photoshop – Video Tutorial with Ben Willmore
Yellow teeth are a common problem in portraits — sometimes the lighting can even make them appear more yellow in photos than they do in person. Thankfully, Photoshop has a few good tools......

4 Ways To Improve Your Outdoor and Nature Photography Skills During Your Next Hike

How to Replace Colors in Photoshop: Video Tutorial with Ben Willmore

How to Replace Colors in Photoshop: Video Tutorial with Ben Willmore
Color is a powerful tool inside any art, but photographers are limited to just the colors they see — or are they? Using Photoshop, it’s easy to swap out one color for another, say, to turn a red car blue. Replacing colors......

5 Things You Must Include in Your Creative Portfolio

5 Things You Must Include in Your Creative Portfolio
A crowded industry is tough. It’s difficult to get the best clients, and can be even more challenging to establish a foothold as a strong new competitor with your product or service....

6 Posing Tips That Will Make Your Subjects Feel More at Ease

6 Posing Tips That Will Make Your Subjects Feel More at Ease
The best photographs are always the ones where the people in the picture look relaxed and natural — which could explain by photos of kids and families are so sweet and poignant. But for a lot of subjects who aren’t professional models......

How To Get Started In Photography

How To Get Started In Photography
For some getting started in anything new the question always remains - "where do I start?". Building a solid foundation for your journey to mastery is critical otherwise we tend to find knowledge gaps and learn the hard way. ...

The Ultimate Guide to Learning Photography by CreativeLive

The Ultimate Guide to Learning Photography by CreativeLive
Our friends over at CreativeLive have pulled together a comprehensive but easy to consume "Ultimate Guide to Learning Photography" that we recommend you bookmark and visit often....

Get a "Fast Start" to knowing your new camera or the one you want!

Get a
A "Fast Start" is a thorough course taught by well known industry professionals on the camera you have already purchased or are considering buying. These courses are built in easy to consume bite sized lessons on the camera features, advantages and benefits and whats best - it gives you a leg up on "how to get the most of your camera"!...
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The Intersection of Art & Business with Joe Gebbia on Chase Jarvis LIVE

The Intersection of Art & Business with Joe Gebbia on Chase Jarvis LIVE
Pushing past “no.” Anyone who wants to be a creator or entrepreneur is going to hear this word so, so, so many times – but the key isn’t to simply ignore it, but to unpack it and understand how to get past it in a deliberate, thoughtful and strategic way....

Joe McNally’s Photoshoot at The Top of The World: Watch What it Takes to Get The Shot

Joe McNally’s Photoshoot at The Top of The World: Watch What it Takes to Get The Shot
What if I don’t get the shot? Climbing to the top of the tallest building in the world is a once in a lifetime opportunity......

Creative Photo Challenge No. 4 – High-Key Portraits (w/ DIY Softbox)

Creative Photo Challenge No. 4 – High-Key Portraits (w/ DIY Softbox)
Soft Boxes can create a beautiful glowing light, but you don’t have to pay an arm and a leg to get one! Achieve the same look with items you have laying around the house too. In this challenge, Lindsay......

Featured Member: Tracy Anderson

Featured Member: Tracy Anderson
Tracy Anderson does a wonderful job of creating intimacy between the viewer and subject. Sometimes this is achieved with a piercing gaze directly into the camera's......

Featured Member: Alfredo Machado

Featured Member: Alfredo Machado
My interest in photography started when I was 10 and my parents gifted me a Brownie box camera in the late 1950's. Over the years, my interest continued and I always had a camera on hand, shooting slide and print film of anything that caught my eye. My passion for photography truly took off with the advent of digital and my first digital camera a......

Photographers Guide to Nepal

Photographers Guide to Nepal
Nepal is well known as a photographer's paradise. Ancient temples worn down by time, bustling marketplaces full of life and color, vibrant religious festivals and, of course, spectacular mountain views....
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Canon announces an 85mm f/1.4L IS USM

Canon announces an 85mm f/1.4L IS USM
If you shoot portraits, fashion or work in available light, then you likely want to know about the recently announced Canon EF 85 mm f/1.4 L IS USM lens. ...

Nikon D850 - Is this the one you've been waiting for?

Nikon D850 - Is this the one you've been waiting for?
Recently Nikon has been giving some well known industry professionals a good "first look" at the D850 and most if, not all were impressed with what they saw......

Get a "Fast Start" to knowing your new camera or the one you want!

Get a
A "Fast Start" is a thorough course taught by well known industry professionals on the camera you have already purchased or are considering buying. These courses are built in easy to consume bite sized lessons on the camera features, advantages and benefits and whats best - it gives you a leg up on "how to get the most of your camera"!...

Nikon D850 announcement - coming soon!

Nikon D850 announcement - coming soon!
The question we're all asking is...is this merely just a full frame version of the D500 or is there other technology baked into this camera that would make it a game changer as many suspect there is?...
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3 Things Couples Look for when Hiring a Photographer

3 Things Couples Look for when Hiring a Photographer
When you’re shopping for a particular product (or hiring a photographer), it’s likely you have an idea of what you’re looking for in your mind. When you’re on the other side of the proverbial cash register, what the customer is looking for in your product can seem like a mystery......

How to Dominate Your Local Photography Scene

How to Dominate Your Local Photography Scene
Whether you’re in a big or small town, the local photography scene can be quite competitive. These days, many people are picking up easy-to-use cameras, setting up websites and free social media profiles......

What Equipment Do You Need to Start a Photography Business?

What Equipment Do You Need to Start a Photography Business?
When we talk about starting a photography business, we often talk about portfolios, skill-sets, clients, and all the important aspects of getting yourself off the ground. One extremely important factor often gets overlooked is what equipment is needed to start a photography business? ...

The Intersection of Art & Business with Joe Gebbia on Chase Jarvis LIVE

The Intersection of Art & Business with Joe Gebbia on Chase Jarvis LIVE
Pushing past “no.” Anyone who wants to be a creator or entrepreneur is going to hear this word so, so, so many times – but the key isn’t to simply ignore it, but to unpack it and understand how to get past it in a deliberate, thoughtful and strategic way....

Five Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting My Photography Business

Five Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting My Photography Business
I got to thinking about a few things I wish I knew before starting my business. Yes, I wish I knew more about the......
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Canon announces an 85mm f/1.4L IS USM

Canon announces an 85mm f/1.4L IS USM
If you shoot portraits, fashion or work in available light, then you likely want to know about the recently announced Canon EF 85 mm f/1.4 L IS USM lens. ...

Nikon D850 - Is this the one you've been waiting for?

Nikon D850 - Is this the one you've been waiting for?
Recently Nikon has been giving some well known industry professionals a good "first look" at the D850 and most if, not all were impressed with what they saw......

2017 Solar Eclipse is coming are you ready?

2017 Solar Eclipse is coming are you ready?
Are you ready for the 2017 solar eclipse!? This article will help you get there if you are not ready! ...
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