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
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. Read More
The longer days and pleasant weather made summer in New England fun for everyone– especially for photographers. At the BPW, we had the chance to run a number of outdoor workshops, and have compiled a few tips and tricks from what we learned over the summer so you can keep shooting any time of year! Read More
It is gift-giving season! If you’re looking for a gift for a friend who loves taking photos, this article may be for you! Take a look at some of our recommendations for great gifts for the shutter bugs in your life. Read More