Advice

Don’t blame your portfolio, fix it. Dos and don’ts. Tips and hints. An unbiased viewpoint. You’ll need expert advice. Here it is.

Besides all the obvious questions photographers ask themselves before they press the shutter button, comes the most important question of all: should the photo be taken in the first place?

The lives of professional outdoors or wildlife photographers have often been portrayed as the glamorous, mountain-conquering kind as seen in Hollywood. But the reality of this lifestyle can be far removed from the image...

If you could create your ultimate camera, the one that was absolutely perfect for you, what would it be like? Never mind that it’s too expensive. Never mind that it hasn’t been invented yet. Top pros reveal their fantasies.

More wisdom and advice from our panel of world-class judges from Australasia's Top Emerging Photographers 2019. The last installment. It's compulsory reading for all those entering the 2020 competition.

Limitations and creativity are close allies; when you embrace the limitations you face and accept their challenge, your creativity will thrive. However, experimenting with constraints involves risk-taking...

All the best advice from our panel of world-class judges from Australasia's Top Emerging Photographers 2019. It's compulsory reading for all those entering.

A lot of people work for free. For all sorts of reasons. Of course, there’s a psychological difference between giving something away that you’ve planned/budgeted for, and being asked, point-blank, to work for free.

Why are even champions of diversity so resistant to tackling ageism?

Picasso famously said, “All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once [one] grows up”. Five creative photographers share insights into their creative lives along with ideas on how you can live a more creative life.

Every photographer worth their salt knows the simplest of elements can be the difference between a great image and a stellar one. It is the understanding of light that allows for infinite possibilities.

Almost every description of a great photographer leads with praise for their passion and talent. You could almost believe that these two attributes are the essence of success. If you did, you’d be pretty silly.

Veteran wedding photographer, Eric Ronald shares his views on why it's OK to start small in the wedding industry, and then grow your business from there.

To be a successful sports photographer, you need to be able to capture action in a variety of different conditions: outdoor, indoor, bright to extremely low light, but you also need to be able to capture emotions, landscapes, and work with sponsors.

While shooting professionally can be hugely rewarding, there are times when it can be downright traumatic. We spoke with six experts who share their strategies on staying calm and grounded in any number of tense situations.