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
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
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
As you begin your journey into photography, one of the first recommended items is a good tripod. In this article, we will briefly describe why a tripod is helpful, as well as share with you our favorite tripods for beginners. Read More
Editing photos is an amazing thing and it’s arguably one of our favorite parts of photography. The BPW would like to dispel some myths about editing photos and help students reveal the incredible potential of their photos. Check it out! Read More
So, you've got a digital camera and you're getting comfortable with manual controls, so whats next?
Upgrading your lens from the normal "kit lens" is the #1 way you can help make brighter and sharper photos. The Boston Photography Workshops understands that lens buying can be a tricky task. With the holidays bringing big sales, and photo wishlists, let us help shorten the list of lenses you should consider when moving beyond the standard. Read More