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
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