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Social Stock: Tips for Landing Social Stock Clientele

In my last blog I talked about some guidelines I follow when at a client’s space shooting for their social media feeds. I also covered some of the expectations the client may have that may¬†be a bit different than shoots you’ve worked in the past. If you’re interested in picking up social stock clients, I suggest you first read my post about how to shoot for them,¬†here.

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Unique Garnish

With the explosion of social media and it’s strong ties to marketing, it’s no surprise that companies of all sizes are looking to stand out online against their competitors. A¬†well-considered image is likely to steal more than a moment’s glance from feeds cluttered with bland mobile phone snapshots, but it’s getting your camera in the door that can prove a bit more difficult. Continue reading for tips on connecting with businesses and how to shoot for their social feeds.

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Complementary Colors and Photography


Color Theory: Complementary Colors

Color theory can be applied to all forms of visual art, including fashion and interior design. In this post, we’ll look at how it can be utilized in the realm of photography, dealing specifically with the complementary color scheme.

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Use Reflections to Add Interest to Your Photographs

A building reflected in water

As photographers, we use our cameras to capture two dimensional images of our three dimensional world. Via aperture, focal length and focus, we manipulate our photos to give them dimension. We do our best to set them apart from casual snapshots.

Another way to create a sense of depth and interest in an image is with the use of reflections. They can support a subject, be the subject, or even link elements of an image together in creative ways, resulting in¬†a photo that rewards the viewer for looking more closely at your shot. It’s these types of engaging images that can set your work apart from a sea of sameness. Continue reading Use Reflections to Add Interest to Your Photographs