50 photography tips from jobbing pros to famous photographers

50 photography tips from jobbing pros to famous photographers

Advice. It’s a funny thing. If we applied all of photography’s apparent rules and dos and don’ts to our work, there would be little, if any, room for creativity and surely that’s the point. So you’ll find no textbook photography tips here; instead we asked 50 top pro and famous photographers to share the secrets they’ve gleaned from years of shooting day in day out.

Expect to be inspired and challenged by the advice of famous photographers like David Bailey (see above) and Mary Ellen Mark, as well as up-and-coming names and photographers who make it their business to take amazing pictures for their clients each day.

In pictures: 21 great examples of HDR photography

Caddy Stack, Carl Schultz

HDR is an effect that has quickly grown in popularity, and with good reason; the results can be dramatic, surreal, and unique. If you’re interested in giving it a go yourself, we’ve got a tutorial on how to make HDR images from 2 exposures. In the meantime, take a look at these fantastic examples of HDR photography.

25 great examples of serene seascapes

Green Tree, by Ram Rugas

As the sea is always changing, the same spot can offer many photo opportunities, all with different outcomes. If you’re looking for tips on how to take fantastic seascape and coastal photographs, we’ve got the tips you need. If you’re stuck for ideas on how to shoot a seascape, here are 25 great examples.