Do you want to take beautiful pictures (even if you are not a PRO)?
Would you like to improve your photography skills?
Digital world gives us a lot of opportunities to take beautiful pictures with the cameras or even with the cell phones.
Starting from posting your pictures on the Instagram and using Facebook for promoting your business or building a strong portfolio of your work as a professional photographer, the fundamentals of photography will help to make your photos pop up.
The recipe of the good picture is:
Those “Awesome Photos” get your audience attention and help to promote your business (plus many “likes” on social media 🙂 )
Here are top 10 Websites for Photographers, which will help you to Become a PRO.
Full of tutorials about how to learn photography step by step, they will every day bring you the best and most interesting topics. The websites listed by the amount of followers on Facebook.
Digital Photography School
Digital Photography School focuses on the simple tips to help digital camera owners get the most out of their cameras. It will help you to get started with your camera and improve your portrait and landscape photography. Beside of that, there are post-production tutorials for Photoshop and Lightroom.
CreativeLive is one of the leading online communities for creative entrepreneurs. It brings the world’s greatest experts to the studio to have workshops in photography, video, design, business, audio, music, crafting, and software training. Watch courses for free online, get the permanent access to the courses for a reasonable price or join the discussions with other creative on the blog.
Many tutorials about portrait, nature, sports photography. It also covers some post processing and business topics. Don’t forget to check out a great podcast about photography available on iTunes and Android.
Popular Photography is a magazine dedicated to all things photographic. Many of How-to tutorials for amateurs and PRO, gear buying guides and “Photo of the Day” inspirational gallery. From time to time they also host photo contests.
Fstoppers is an online community aimed at educating and inspiring photographers, videographers, and creative professionals. Started in 2010 by founders Patrick Hall and Lee Morris, Fstoppers has grown into one of the top resources for photography lighting, gear reviews, business tips, behind the scenes, and industry news.
Clickin Moms is a community primarily for the women photographers. It has over 16,000 professional photographers, aspiring professionals, and women who are passionate about capturing the lives of their children. A part of the Clickin Moms is a CMunivercity – online virtual classroom, where you can ask questions, and complete weekly assignments for individual feedback.
On Shutterbug.com every day you will find news items, press releases, and technological updates. It contains many how-to articles for all level photographers from the beginners to pro. It also has searchable reviews organized by product category (lighting, lenses, cameras, etc.) and numerous resources for photographers. You may upload your photograph to online gallery and share, comment and rate other images.
Expert Photography founded in 2011 it helps you get better in photography composition, teach you photography basics and inspire with creative ideas and projects. Easy-to-understand tutorials, with lots of images and visual aids, and help amateur photographers take better photographs.
Photo District News (PDN), the award-winning monthly magazine for the professional photographer, has been covering the professional photographic industry for over two decades. Every month, PDN delivers unbiased news and analysis, interviews, and portfolios of the latest photographic work. PDN delivers the information photographers need to survive in a competitive business—from marketing and business advice to legal issues, photographic techniques, new technologies, and more.
DIY Photography (or DIYP for short) started in 2006 as a place for gear lusting photographers (hence the name), it has quickly evolved into a place of inspiration, education, gear chat and a place for photographers to hang out. A lot of interesting DIY tutorials, exciting behind the scenes footage, gear reviews, and many great photography tips.
What other useful websites for photographers do you know?
Marina Barayeva is an international speaker and coach who helps women entrepreneurs become recognized experts and confidently sell their services. She is also a TEDx speaker, has presented to audiences in Asia and North America, and has been featured in such media as ArtPeople, CCTV, China Radio International, and others.