Category: Inspiration

Set Yourself Apart from the Competition
by Frank Salas

Is setting yourself apart from the competition really about taking the best photos, having the lowest prices, or using the latest camera gear? This is always on the minds of most photographic entrepreneurs. Whether you’re a full-time or part-time photographer, or seriously considering making a career in photography, you think differently when 100% of your income is derived from taking photos. Don’t get me wrong, we all love the latest camera gear; however, the real question is how can we set ourselves apart in this heavily saturated world of photography? Frank Salas provides some quick tips for keeping yourself ahead of your competition.

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KelbyOne-On-One: 10 Questions with Instructor Tracy Sweeney

Welcome to the second installment of our new instructor interview series called, KelbyOne-On-One: 10 Questions with…. This time around, Scott Bourne interviews Tracy Sweeney, the owner of Elan Studio in Bristol, Rhode Island, and an international award-winning child, family, and commercial photographer. Tracy’s work has been featured in Click Magazine, Digital SLR Photography Magazine, Professional Photographer, Rangefinder, and The UK Daily News, as well as Buy Buy Baby, Babies R’ Us, and Target Stores. You can find her KelbyOne courses here. So click the play button below to listen to the interview, and then be sure to check out Tracy’s...

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New In Town Composite
By Scott Valentine

How do you write a big story? By writing it in small parts and putting it all together! In Scott Valentine’s regular “Photoshop Proving Ground” column for Photoshop User magazine, he spends a lot of time getting you familiar with Photoshop’s tools so you can use them to build big things from small. In this tutorial, he’ll show how to combine a few tools he’s written about in the past to take on bigger challenges by tackling the smaller ones first. In this way, you get to tell bigger and bigger stories.

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10 Tips to Better Photography
By Matt Hernandez

Photography is all about problem solving. Your job as a photographer is to create beautiful images under any circumstance. Sometimes the light will be great, your subject will be easy to work with, and you have lots of time to get what you need; other times, everything seems like it’s working against you. Shooting as often as possible is the best way to learn how to solve problems and work quickly. Here are my top 10 tips to help you work faster and get great images no matter the environment. Learn to Use Off-Camera Flash With great quality cameras...

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