Monday, September 17, 2012

Make Money as a Freelance Photographer For Newspapers

 Make Money as a Freelance Photographer For Newspapers:

Camera : Female photographer photographing with digital cameraDid you know? From local papers to national dailies, newspapers regularly pay freelance photographers for those special shots that their staff photographers were unable or too busy to take.

The fees paid by newspapers to freelance photographers vary considerably. There are many newspapers that pay around $150 to $200 per shoot. In addition to this they often pay a mileage rate to compensate you for driving to the location for the shoot.

Monday, September 3, 2012

How to Shoot Super-Sharp Photos Tutorial:

For those new to DSLR cameras here is an excellent video with  five focusing tips for shooting super-sharp photos:

If you recently upgraded from an automatice camera to a DSLR, the first things you probably noticed was that focusing is now manual. Instead of simply pointing and clicking your camera, you now need to think about autofocus points, which are not so intuitively “intelligent” as the focus systems in point-and-shoot cameras. However, autofocus points are very powerful and gives you greater freedom — find out how to use them.

Here’s a great primer video by photographer Phil Steele. He outlines five main tips for achieving fine focus and super-sharp photos: