BPW Student Spotlight: Davood Dashti

Welcome to a new BPW blog feature! Every few months, we’re going to highlight a different member of our talented community to learn more about how our students turn their passion for photography into freelance work, fulfilling hobbies, or even full-time careers.

A native of Iran who has been in the US since 2015, Davood Dashti’s passion for photography is relatively recent. He became interested in pictures in 2012 when he bought an iPhone 4 and started using Instagram for the first time.

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Helpful Tips: Food Photo Starter Kit

 

Whether you’re a food blogger, personal chef, or just want to tighten up your Instagram feed, if you’re reading this, chances are you have some interest in food photography.

While you’ll learn essential techniques in the BPW’s Food Photography I and Food Photography II classes, here are some simple (and mostly cheap) tools that can help you take your at-home food photo skills from undercooked to perfectly done.

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BPW Student Spotlight: Caitlin Manning

Welcome to a new BPW blog feature! Every few months, we’re going to highlight a different member of our talented community to learn more about how our students turn their passion for photography into freelance work, fulfilling hobbies, or even full-time careers.

In addition to working full-time at architectural firm Arrowstreet, Boston-based Caitlin Manning is a successful freelance photographer and BPW student. Her expertise lies in keenly capturing the simple but important moments, allowing her to work on projects ranging from interior/exterior photography for fellow architectural and construction firms, to portraiture for fashion bloggers, high school seniors, and more.

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Gear We Love: Beginner Cameras 2017

One of the most popular questions we get from entry-level photographers here at the BPW is “What camera should I buy?” If you’re in the market for a good starter camera for yourself, or even a special holiday gift for the photographer-in-training in your life, here are three of our 2017 favorites to help point you in the right direction!

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