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Should You “Friend” Your Clients?

Most photographers I know have a social presence somewhere online and they should. After all a good way for people to find you is to display your work and hope others take notice of your talents. But let’s focus on Facebook for a minute…

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New Year Brings New Changes for iHeartPhotos!

Spring is finally here! During the winter months I tend to go into hibernation mode and do very little when it comes to my photography business. I’m not just a fan of the cold in any form or manner. Our Facebook community over the…

5 Things Photographers Wish Clients Would Quit Doing.

5 Things Photographers Wish Clients Would Quit Doing

Photography can be a funny business. It is the only business that I know of where you can invest lots of money into equipment, gear, and training, and people will still ask you to do free stuff for them because your camera takes better…

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9 Photography Tips For Beginners

When I first started doing photography I shot everything in film. Nowadays I shoot digital only. While I believe each medium holds a special place in the realm of photography there are some key aspects I’ve learned along the way and these are my…

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Easily Create Your Own Lightroom Presets

Lightroom is one of the tools I use almost 90% of the time when it comes to post processing work. I use Lightroom in combination with Photoshop because of its convenient features and ability to create workflow methods that just work really well. Lightroom…

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The History Of Louis Daguerre, The Magician

On August 19, 1839 Louis Daguerre invited members of the French arts and science academies to his studio, where he showed them images from the photographic technique he had discovered. These pictures, taken with a sliding wooden box camera made by two Parisian opticians,…