The Phoblographer’s Round Up of Tips and Tricks

School is back in session, and now is the time to learn all that you can about photography. As a tips writer for years, I’ve shared a lot of knowledge on ThePhoblographer, and as part of our Back-to-School week, let’s take a look back at all the tips and tricks we’ve offered.

Great Books For Brushing Up on Your Photography Skills– If you’re a book worm, you should take a look at this.

My First Attempt at a Self Portrait– Gevon talks about what he did to take a self-portrait. These can usually be very challenging.

How to Document/Organize Your Summer Misadventures– This posting is all about organizing your files and photos correctly so that they’re easily searchable later on.

Tips for Photographing a Memorable New Year’s Eve– If you’re an event shooter and love intimate moments, give this a quick read through.

The Essential Guide to Dog Portrait Photography– Woof! If you’re a dog lover or want to learn about how to take better animal photos, read these tips.

Why Your Lenses Are More Important Than Your Camera- Will brings up very good points. When you get to the DSLR stage, it isn’t about how often you need to replace your camera, it’s about the quality of your lenses.

The Quick Beginner’s Guide to Using A Photo Studio– Know your etiquette, and know how to use the equipment.

Reader Question: a Great Video DSLR For a Student– Let this posting guide you in your cinematography purchases.

Beginner’s Tips to Shooting Fireworks– Fireworks are awesome, you’ll learn about slow-shutter speed effects.

Editing: More Mistakes to Watch for When Editing a Video– Don’t make the same mistakes I did.

Quick Lessons Learned While Shooting a Podcast with a 5D Mk II– We’re always learning. Don’t make the critical focusing mistakes. Watch and learn.

Quick Tips for Studio/Location Headshot Photography– Learn how to shoot better headshots and take better photos when on-location by controlling the environment.

Quick Tips for Shooting Events– If you’re an event shooter, or if you want to become one, take a look at this posting. Chances are you’ll be doing it often when you start out.

Beginner’s Tips for Shooting a Wedding– Everyone wants to be a wedding photographer. Here’s how you get your start.

An Introduction to Various Photo Editing Programs– If you’re confused by all the editing programs, or if you’re not a computer person, here’s how to figure out what you need.

The Beginner’s Guide to Photojournalism– As a trained photojournalist in college, this is perhaps the guide that all photography students will want to read as photojournalism can tie into all types of photography.

Extending the Battery Life of Your Camera– Is your camera dying very quickly? Be smarter about the battery life with these tips.

The Noob’s Guide to Long Exposure Photography– Long exposures are the artistic palette of many photographers. It can be yours too.

How to Get That Nice Polaroid/Cross Process Look– A fan of polaroids and old film? Take a look at this posting.

Tips on Shooting for Photo Agencies– This is for when you finally get out into the world. If you’ve graduated, look here.

The Noob Guide: Symbols and Meanings on Your Camera– Many of you are totally lost on what to do about your camera or how to use it. Read this.

A Brief Explanation of Your Camera’s Shooting/Scene Modes– Fact: most people don’t read their manuals when they buy a new camera. Also fact: if they do, they have no idea what most of it means to them. If you’re one of those people, or if you know such people, then this is the blog post for you. Or them.

Chris Gampat

Chris Gampat is the Editor in Chief, Founder, and Publisher of the Phoblographer. He also likes pizza.