Hacking it as a photographer is tough. Between the perils of aperture, shutter speed and troublesome editing software, getting the technical side of things right can be a mission in itself. Not to mention the task of getting your snaps to stand out against a growing sea of competitors.
Written By By Steve Benjamins. A good photography website is a showcase for photos. Take inspiration from real-world photo galleries— your website should be uncluttered and have plenty of whitespace to frame your photos.
This guest post was written by amateur travel photographer Karen Filo. I tell anyone who will listen that I consider myself an enthusiastic amateur photographer. This story starts many years ago when we bought a DSLR camera so that we could take better holiday photos!
Now more than ever there are so many opportunities for photographers to have their work seen. Marketing your own work has become a crucial element to success and ensuring your creative work is visible within the online community is one of the best ways to gain attention. Social media photography has opened the door to a world of opportunity and for photographers, the visual realm of the online world is ideal for showcasing your images and you have complete control over what you publish.
Social photography is a subcategory of photography focusing upon the technology, interaction and activities of individuals who take photographs. Digital camerasphoto sharing websites and the Internet have enabled new tools and methods of social networking  while consumer trends such as flashpacking and adventure travel have led to a worldwide increase in socially connected photographers. The proliferation of easy-to-use open source blogging methods, inexpensively-priced equipment and content management system applications has led to an increase in photography for social change  and amateur photojournalism.
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Sounds like you need some tips from professional photographers. Photography is a wide field with various ranges of expertise — from complete beginners to genius experts. We reached out to a few serious photographers that were happy to contribute these super helpful tips.
Photography websites are the place to go for all kinds of help. Some will offer you news across all photographic fields. Others will give you tutorials on how to create an image with a specific style.
Others — like Marc Andre — start hobbies, and turn them into million-dollar ventures. He had a hobby for sure, which was photography. But the million-dollar payoff came by applying certain business strategies to that hobby.