Year in Review: Top photography education guides of 2023 on Focus

First published:
December 6, 2023
February 13, 2024

Year in Review: Top photography education guides of 2023 on Focus

First published:
December 6, 2023
February 13, 2024

See what the most popular Focus guides on photography education were in 2023

In this Focus Roundup, we are looking at the top five most popular Guides and articles based on photography education this year. So these guides are those that our visitors and readers found the most engaging when learning something new about photography and improving their skills.

It's an interesting mix from optimising images for printing right through to using special filters like black mist filters to enhance the look of their images straight from the lens as always, I really hope you enjoy reading these Guides and that you find them insightful!

Focus Editor


1 A beginner's guide to Black Mist Filters (& why they are amazing for your photography)

Black Mist Filters have the power to transform your images by creating a stylish cinematic & analogue look for them.

Learn how Black Mist Filters work & see sample images by Focus Editor Philip–created with the impressive NiSi Black Mist Filter Kit.

2 Five beginner projects to ignite your creativity

If you're new to photography, starting with some beginner-friendly projects can be a great way to build your skills and creative eye.

In this article we explore five projects that are perfect for beginners, all of which will help you learn and grow as a photographer.

3 How to get access to unique places for your photography

Do you want to take photos in unusual, hard-to-access places but need help with how to go about doing so?

It can be simpler than you think. Focus editor Philip shows you how, with an example from a trip to an extraordinary train…

4 A beginner's guide to optimising your photos for prints

Selling your photos as prints is an exciting venture. There's a massive amount of satisfaction in knowing that someone has your photo displayed on their wall, and appreciating it daily.

To ensure your images look their best for prints, and to maximise their availability for various print products, take a look at these essential tips.

5 Want to see what's popular, trending & selling in photography? 5 ways to find out...

If you're looking to produce photography work that corresponds with the current trends, it can be a minefield in terms of working out precisely what is popular and relevant, and what you should do about them in relation to your own photography practice.

These tips will help you find out more about current trends, relevant news and data at a deeper level, and tailor your photography to suit...

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