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Photography Courses in Nigeria

What Nigerian Cities Offer the Best Photography Lessons? The art of photography has been in existence for decades, and it started in Nigeria as a profession in the nineteenth century. Art is a way to preserve and relieve memories from past events. You can be a photographer who captures events, places, products, and people. You […]

29 August 20227 minutes to read

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Best Equipment for Professional Photography

Best Camera Equipment It’s a lot easier to put out your best work when you have the best photography equipment at your disposal. We’re not going to go ahead and say that having better camera equipment is a substitute for skill, but it will give you the edge when it comes to producing crisp stills […]

18 November 20217 minutes to read

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Simple Ways to Becoming a Professional Photographer

Useful Tips To Follow in Becoming a photographer in Nigeria Owning a camera doesn't automatically make you a photographer any more than possessing a goldfish makes you a marine biologist. Therefore, how can one go from just becoming a camera owner to a photographer and even becoming a professional photographer? This is a million-dollar question […]

7 January 20218 minutes to read

Signing up for Photograph Courses can Help Your Photography Career

Why Should You Enrol In Photography Classes? Since the advent of smartphones in Nigeria, it has been a struggle between smartphones and standard digital cameras. Before, cameras had a higher picture quality than smartphones, however, with recent trends. It is debatable now. Smartphone makers have taken the pain to infuse top-notch picture quality in their […]

29 September 20207 minutes to read

Do you want to learn photography?

Are you a photography enthusiast? Want to become a better photographer? Here’s our excellent series of blogs giving you budding Irving Penns the best tips and tricks on using your camera.

Moving from your Instagram account to professional photography is not easy, but thanks to our expert photographers advice you can get the tailored help you need. Or why not take a private photography class to hone your skills?

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Filming with Cameras

Making Great Videos with Your Camera “Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.” - Ingmar Bergman Taking photos or video with your camera allows you to create a vision of the […]

30 January 20207 minutes to read

How do you get good wedding photography?

Taking Photos at Weddings

Learn About Wedding Photography “It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.” - Friedrich Nietzsche The cost of weddings is often a subject of discussion. The average wedding in the UK costs £30,355.  But this is just an average. So to budget for your wedding, let’s have […]

30 January 20207 minutes to read

How do you take good photos on your smartphone?

Taking Great Photos with Smartphones

How to Take Great Photos With Your Smartphone “You don't take a photograph, you make it.” - Ansel Adams Taking great photos is within everyone’s reach. 95% of people in the UK own a mobile phone and an increasing number of them are smartphones meaning that anyone can now take photos whenever they want. This […]

30 January 20206 minutes to read

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Becoming a Photographer: Analysing the Different Types of Photography

A Career as a Photographer: Different Types of Photography “Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” -Aaron Siskind Some children dream of becoming astronauts to explore the deepest parts of space, others want […]

25 September 20197 minutes to read

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The World’s Best Places for Landscape Photography.

Fancy a Landscape Photography Trip? Here are the Greatest Spots for Landscape Photographers on the Planet. So, you want to be a landscape photographer? A travel photographer or a nature photographer? You want to dip into wildlife photography, or get your beautiful landscape image published in a photography magazine? Well, we all have to start […]

28 August 20197 minutes to read

Getting Started with Wildlife Photography

How Can You Get Started as a Wildlife Photographer? Few professions offer the freedom and artistry that wildlife photographers enjoy but being a professional photographer is a rarefied and exclusive club that is hard to break into. That is why most people who enjoy photographing animals do so for their own pleasure or, when they […]

26 August 20197 minutes to read

Which are the best photo editing programs?

Getting Started with Photo Editing

Which Photo Editor Should You Choose to Get Started? “In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.” - Alfred Stieglitz Photo editing is becoming increasingly competitive and there are more and more functions and techniques appearing. Resizing, cropping, correcting imperfections, retouching, and treating images. An increasing number of […]

28 June 20196 minutes to read

Secrets for how to take better photos

Photography Tips: How To Take Good Photos

How Can You Take Better Photos? Digital photography is a marvel that allows you to take as many pictures as your memory card will allow. But when it comes to photography, it is not the number of pictures that you take that guarantees a great result. Spotting scenes to photograph is essential, but having a […]

19 July 20187 minutes to read

Any photographer could take an award-winning photo

What Photography Equipment Do You Need To Get Started?

The Best Camera Equipment For Beginners When you are first starting out, it can seem like there is so much to do just to get started on the path of following your hobby or passion. Photography equipment is no different, there are such a plethora of devices, gadgets and accessories that it can be hard […]

13 July 20188 minutes to read

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Technical Advice for Taking Good Photos

Tips on Becoming a Good Photographer "A Camera never took a great picture the same way that a typewriter never wrote a great novel " Peter Adams  Learning Photography has a lot to do with knowing the technical inn's and out's of your Camera, but a lot more to do with honing the creative instincts […]

20 February 20189 minutes to read

Have you discovered the joy of photography?

Learn about Photography

Discover These Photography Facts The art of photography is to immortalize silent portraits, and to give birth to portraits that talk. – Remy Donnadieu Have you long dreamt of pursuing a brilliant career in professional photography? The proliferation of smartphones and the affordability of SLR cameras permit more people than ever to find their place […]

16 February 201810 minutes to read

Taking a photography course can open the door to many opportunities as an amateur or professional photographer

Photography Tips for Different Types of Photography

Photography Techniques for Taking Different Types of Photography Photojournalism, aerial photography, landscape photography, portrait photography, digital photography, artistic photography… the art of taking photographs is anything but limited. Whether you’re a professional photographer or an amateur, every genre of photography is open for you to express your creativity! The profession of photography is also incredibly […]

12 February 20187 minutes to read

The Skills Required to Become a Professional Photographer

Photographers need to have an artistic side; a “good eye” to capture a good photograph.

They also need to know how to use light and shadow effectively to get the most out of their work.

IT skills are useful since a lot of photographers are now using digital cameras, which means pictures are transferred to computers various computer programmes before being edited and retouched.

Photographers also need to pay attention to detail.

Finally, most photographers, even those who work alone, will have to work with clients and customers.

It’s important that they maintain professional relationships; understand their needs and what they want from their photographs.

Creating Your Profile: An Essential Step

You will need to put together a thorough portfolio.

In order to get hired by someone who isn’t a friend or family member, you’ll need a portfolio to show off to prospective clients.

This if effectively your business card. Take care of it!

Using a variety of different styles and subjects is a great way to show off all your talents.

Make sure that your portfolio has at least ten photos in it.