Advice

Being new at anything is exciting, inspiring, intoxicating, and scary. Knowing that, and adjusting your expectations and your ingenuity accordingly, can alter the course of your entire career.

What gets you commissions? It’s the question that unlocks the gate between aspiring and professional photographer.

Dive into a completely different world and gain an insight into what it's like to work underwater.

Once upon a time, putting your name on a studio space validated your status as a professional photographer. And having your name on the perfect studio space affirmed your place on the top tier of professionals. But not anymore.

Hollywood is saturated with clichéd notions of what it’s like to be a professional photographer. We spoke with a cross-section of professionals to find out if the photographer’s dream is in fact a reality.

Not every simple question has a simple answer. The question, “How do you get commissioned by ad agencies?” is complex. We present the advice of the commissioners – the agency creatives who choose the photographers they want to work with.

Top tips on how to significantly improve your self-worth and the health of your projects, and get a fair treatment for your work, within traditional go-to markets and platforms for photography.

It’s a sad truth that photographers spend much more time behind their desks than behind their cameras. These top 5 pro tips will help you greatly improve your workflow efficiency.

Photographers in conflict zones risk their lives to capture stories of people caught up in violence. Who are these photographers, and how do they balance personal safety with taking incredible photographs in hostile environments?

One of the world’s best known portrait photographers, Albert Watson, explains how he captured the iconic portrait of one of the world’s most recognisable faces.

Making a living as a photographer can be a tough grind. Between clients, meetings, shooting, and all that never-ending admin, one can almost lose sight of why they became a professional photographer in the first place. Enter, The Passion Project!

Producer and cinematographer, Ben Allan shares his top ten pro tips to shooting the best possible video, all garnered over a 20-year career shooting thousands of projects and over 1,500 TVCs.

Many would agree that mirrorless cameras have finally reached a point where they offer professionals a very compelling alternative to DSLRs. Is now the time to jump ship, or are amazing DSLR offerings just too compelling?

Becoming one of Australia's top wedding photographers took a great deal of time, effort, and talent. James Simmons shares the most useful advice and strategies he relies on to run his business - all the stuff he wish he knew when he started out.

One of Australia’s leading newborn photographers is calling for the industry to be regulated. Sandra Moffatt believes the lack of checks and balances is putting lives at risk. Read the full story here, and gain 5 amazing pearls of wisdom.