Snap & Sell Photo Club Articles
Telling stories with editorial photography
There are many genres of photography out there, but one of my favorites that combines creative freedom and storytelling is editorial photography. It allows me to satisfy my curiosity and find stories all around me. And unlike commercial photography, I am not restrained by brand image or model and property releases. However, a lot of […]
Every day is a good day for stock photography
Have you ever felt stuck and uninspired when it comes to stock photography? I know I have. Sometimes I just don’t know what to photograph. But in reality, opportunities are everywhere and inspiration can be found in our daily routines. We often think that the best photos are taken in exotic places and everyday life […]
Your photoshoot checklist
You never know when a great photo opportunity will come along. That’s why it’s always a good idea to have a camera bag ready to roll with all the essentials. Here’s a handy checklist to make sure you don’t forget anything important! -Spare camera batteries. There is nothing worse than lining up the perfect shot, […]
Who’s looking at who?
Have you ever noticed that, when looking at photos with people or animals in the frame, our eyes tend to follow the direction in which the subject is looking? It’s something we do unconsciously. For this reason, it’s very important to know how to place your subjects within the frame to guide your viewer, show […]
What’s the weather?
We can plan for a lot of things as photographers, but one wildcard is always the weather. Luckily, great photos can be made in any condition. No matter what Mother Nature has in store, there is always a way to use it to your advantage. Here are some ideas for what to photograph, rain or […]
5 steps to make your photos pop in Lightroom
Post-processing has become an essential part of the photography process. No matter how well you capture a photo straight from the camera, it will always benefit from some sort of editing to reach its maximum potential. Let’s look at one of my images from Thailand. We can all agree that the original photo doesn’t really […]
Recent Video Reviews
Video Review: Photo Challenge #126
This month Shelly Perry reviews submissions based on stockworthy and saleable images that make the best of any situation.