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Lessons From My First Eight Months as a Full-time Freelance Photographer

Lessons From My First Eight Months as a Full-time Freelance Photographer

Last October, I finally made the jump from part-time freelance into the world of being a full-time creative. It has been a rollercoaster ride of epic proportions, but here are the things I have learned so far.

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Lessons From My First 8 Months as a Fulltime Freelance Photographer

Lessons From My First 8 Months as a Fulltime Freelance Photographer

Last October, I finally made the jump from part-time freelance into the world of being a full-time creative. It has been a rollercoaster ride of epic proportions, but here are the things I have learned so far.

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One Practice You Should Steal From Airplane Pilots

One Practice You Should Steal From Airplane Pilots

Pilots have to juggle a number of responsibilities, in high stakes situations. They rely heavily on one tool to help with all their tasks, one which you should be using too.

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The Key to Having a Long Career in Photography is All About the Body.

The Key to Having a Long Career in Photography is All About the Body.

There is no way to stay on top of your creative game if your body is falling apart. The wear and tear of shlepping gear up 4 flights of stairs, down alleys and packing, repacking and packing again takes its toll on our bodies. Here’s a few ideas, tips and tricks to help you work until freelancers get good healthcare….

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Check Out This Little-Known Sony Mirrorless Hack

Check Out This Little-Known Sony Mirrorless Hack

If you’re a full-time videographer or even a photographer shooting video on the side, you’re aware of the many creative uses for shutter speed. But if you’re also a Sony user, you might not be aware of a lesser-utilized creative “hack” your camera offers.

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Photographer Turns Everyday Items Into Film Cameras, and They Actually Work

Photographer Turns Everyday Items Into Film Cameras, and They Actually Work

So widely available is industry-standard photographic equipment these days, the sight of a camera in any form is an everyday occurrence. Less frequently spotted are the creations of one UK-based artist, who transforms everyday items — including food — into functioning film cameras.

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Gradients Help You Fake the Look of Colored Lighting Gels in Photoshop

Gradients Help You Fake the Look of Colored Lighting Gels in Photoshop

Colored lighting gels can take the illumination in your images from standard to outstanding by adding color for a touch of interest and depth. And while nothing can create that look quite like the real thing, you can fake an interesting colored gel effect for your images using some simple tricks in Photoshop.

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