Critiques

What Makes a Good Photograph? Five Quick Things to Evaluate! – Photography Article

I know, it’s a loaded question. Heck, it’s a loaded word, that one — good. According to whom? By what measure? Who do you think you are to criticize my work? I know. And, I agree. But I suspect there are still a few checks we can make to see if an image is headed in the right direction. Let’s look at five of them! Five Perspectives to Consider A lot of ink — and I’ve a sneaking suspicion, a…

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Critique the Community: Cell Phone Images – Photography Article

The best camera is the one you have with you, or so the saying goes. However, just because it’s easy now to grab a quick picture with your cell phone doesn’t mean the shot is portfolio worthy. See how your best cell phone images match up to the rest of the community by submitting them below.  Over the next week, we invite you to submit two of your best images taken with a cell phone for the community to review. The entrant…

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Help With Selecting Work for Your Portfolio – Photography Article

Lately, I’ve found myself really thinking a lot about portfolios, in both physical and digital form. This throwback video helps with the most basic question: how do you choose the work for your portfolio? Brought to you via Ted Forbes circa 2012, he asks solid questions and sharing a few good tips on the subject of choosing portfolio work. If you’ve ever set out to assemble an official portfolio of your work (sorry folks, Instagram doesn’t count), you know that…

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Mike Kelley Critiques Your Architectural Photos – Photography Article

In the latest video from Fstoppers, professional architectural photographer Mike Kelley critiques images submitted by fellow photographers. All of the images were submitted by architectural photographers who are part of a closed group on Facebook.  In my view, one of the most difficult things to master in photography is composition. This is also one of the most important factors in photography and especially true for architectural photography. What I’ve personally found to be extremely useful is being part of a…

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Critique the Community: Published Images that Earned You Money – Photography Article

When it comes to maintaining a photography business, the images that make you money are the ones that really matter. For the next episode of Critique the Community, we will be providing feedback to only images that have generated income for you.  Between now and August 22, 2019 at 11:45 PM EST, we will be accepting submissions that fit the following requirements. The image must have been published and must have generated some sort of income for you. It doesn’t matter…

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Wildlife and Underwater Photography Webinar With Fstoppers Writers – Photography Article

Photography can be a lonely journey for some. If you are just beginning your foray into wildlife and/or underwater photography, then please join Mike O’Leary and me as we host a free webinar on Saturday, August 24th at 3pm EST. With this webinar, Mike and I hope to answer any questions you may have in relation to starting out in wildlife or underwater photography, as well as how one can use the medium as a positive force. This open dialogue between Fstoppers’ readers and writers will touch…

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Critique the Community: Automotive | Fstoppers – Photography Article

It’s time to see what the community thinks of your automotive photography. Submit your best three images now and receive feedback from your peers.  In our next episode of Critique the Community, we will be selecting twenty automotive images to provide feedback to. The highest average community rated image will receive a free Fstoppers original tutorial of their choice. We will also give one tutorial away to a random entrant.  Once you’ve added your images to the contest, scroll through…

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Call for Submissions! Olympus Visionaries to Critique Your Outdoor Photography – Photography Article

Call for Submissions! Olympus Visionaries to Critique Your Outdoor Photography – CreativeLive Blog Home > courses > upcoming > Call for Submissions! Olympus Visionaries to Critique Your Outdoor Photography <link rel="stylesheet" id="js_composer_front-css" href="https://www.creativelive.com/blog/wp-content/plugins/js_composer/assets/css/js_composer.min.css?ver=5.6" type="text/css"… This is only a snippet of a Photography Article written by Kym Cortigiano…

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Critique the Community: Real Estate Photography – Photography Article

Real estate photography is a thriving business opportunity but it takes skill to shoot a home. Do you think your images are good enough to meet the industry standards?  Our next episode of Critique the Community will let you know if you should be putting your real estate photos in your portfolio or not. Submit up to two of your best images before July 23 at 11:45 PM EST and you’ll receive feedback from other community members, have the chance to…

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Critique the Community: Concerts | Fstoppers – Photography Article

When you attend a concert, at some point you probably pull out a camera to grab a shot or two, but so does everyone else. What sets apart a good concert photo from the rest?  For our next episode of Critique the Community, we will provide feedback to 20 different images taken of live music performances to offer insight into good and bad concert photography. Of the submissions, two entrants will win a free Fstoppers original tutorial. The first winner will be chosen…

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Critique the Community: Male Fitness – Photography Article

Lee was recently challenged by Pye Jirsa from SLR Lounge to do a male fitness photography competition. Although the results of that shoot have not been published yet, this week’s Critique the Community was inspired by their images. Are your male fitness photos up to professional standards?  Between now and June 19th, you have the opportunity to submit up to three of your best male fitness photos for your chance to be critiqued in the next episode and win a free Fstoppers…

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