This post was inspired by something I wrote in 2009. Photographers are always trying to improve their portfolio. Here are a dozen ways to make pictures that are guaranteed to improve your portfolio. 1. Photograph the same object over all four seasons or a certain period of time and document it’s change and the changes […]

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Make sure you don’t miss a single Photofocus post – point your feed reader to the free Photofocus RSS Feed here and subscribe. Post & Photo by Joe Farace – Follow Joe on Twitter Once upon a time, the laminated print portfolio was de rigeur for photographers. These slick presentations cost a lot of money […]

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When you look at a photographer’s portfolio, it’s pretty easy to expect that the first image you will see will be great. Astute photographers know that they should lead with their best shot. But here’s a secret. Anyone can come up with one lucky shot. How about that seventh shot? Is that as good as […]

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Guest Post & Photo by Joe Farace – Follow Joe on Twitter You know how it goes: The Art Director says, “I know you can photograph right-handed baseball players but can you photograph left-handed ones?” An unfortunate reality of the photography business is that you have to constantly prove to potential buyers that you can […]

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NOTE: This is a guest post by Ray Carcases – http://www.lisacarcases.com – Follow Ray on Twitter UPDATE: According to this link http://brettmaxwellphoto.com/ipadsortorder/ you can indeed sort iPad images if you use Windows. Warning: This post is really for other photographers who want to use the iPad but want to have some type of method to […]

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It’s right up there with “What camera should I buy?” People constantly ask me questions about their portfolio. How many images? What sort of pictures? What type of presentation? Unfortunately, there’s no EASY button to press that will yield you the perfect portfolio. You may actually have to put some thought into it :) Here […]

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Every photographer takes bad photos. Even the big-time pros don’t get every shot perfectly composed, lit, and in-focus; it usually takes a few bad shots to get one good photo. The thing to understand is that part of becoming a great photographer means learning how to pick out your best images and knowing what to […]

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