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How to ask for image critiques

We post our images all over social media looking for likes, hearts and comments. We crave recognition and validation in the work we spend days and hours on, so we

Photo critique on Smoke from TWIP and Photofocus

TWiP PRO photo critique: Smoke

Critique is one of the best ways to improve photographic skills. It doesn’t matter who made the photo. The discussion points out items that might be missed at first glance.

Specialty and Style: Why They are Important for Your Photos

Style and specialty are frequent topics I’m asked about while teaching photography, and some of the hardest areas in which to give easy answers. While I have always taken these questions seriously, answering them feels like tap-dancing through a minefield. Specialty and style are uniquely personal to each artist; concepts that emerge through an individual’s interests, personality, and experiences. Trying to offer constructive criticism while not discouraging the work and personality of the artist is a true challenge.

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Website Critiques

Want to know a really simple way to improve your website? Ask a stranger for a critique! I was at an event where we were asked to write our web

Six Principles to Help You Progress

Coming from a broadcast journalism background, Ive had the privilege of interviewing some of the most unique talents from various respective fields. My life right out of college was spent

Enter to win a new camera, studio lighting kit and more!

It’s our birthday, and we want to celebrate with you! Check out our 21st birthday contest and enter to win a new camera, Drobo 8D, X-Rite calibration tools, XPozer prints, Skylum software and more!

Plus, by entering you’re automatically eligible to win one of our monthly prizes. This month we’re giving away a studio lighting kit from B&H!