As we often say in our workshops, editing bridges the gap of what you see and what your camera sees. And while editing photos is a crucial part of making photographs, that doesn’t mean it has to be an arduous task. In as little as 30 seconds, you can take your photo from just “okay” to “wow.” Read More
“Which lens should I buy next?” At the BPW, we hear this question almost every day. To help give you some insider’s info, we’ve invited BPW student and perpetual travel photographer Maddox Grey to guest blog for us this week and compare some newer wide angle lenses to find out which one is her favorite. Take it away, Maddox... Read More
For National Donut Day, the BPW wants to share some tips and tricks to help you grow your skills, elevate your photos, and get you ready for the next step in your food photography journey. To do that, we’ve invited BPW student and avid food photographer and blogger Amanda Reiter to guest blog for us this week! Read More
As a photographer, you probably have folders full of images that mean a lot to you, from special vacations to day-to-day moments with your loved ones. Once you get those photos off of your camera and onto your computer, the next crucial step is to protect them from getting lost with some simple backup solutions. Read More
While natural light is a great choice for a number of photographic situations, having the gear and know-how to use a basic lighting system is an important step in any photographer’s journey.
Contrary to popular belief, a fundamental lighting kit doesn’t have to break the bank, or be overly complicated. Here, we’ve laid out two basic lighting kits—one very simple and cheap, and one with a few more bells and whistles—as well as some extras that any photographer using external light sources will find handy. Read More
Summer is nearly upon us, and for many members of our photo community, that means travel—and (more importantly) travel photography!
To help you plan ahead to maximize amazing photos and minimize stress, we’ve put together some tips and tricks that are great for beginners and pros alike. Read More