Looking to delve more into your photography than casual snapping? These 6 guides will show you how you can get so much more from your craft
1 Ten ways to motivate yourself in photography
There are times when we all feel lacking in motivation and inspiration - when the desire to create new photographic work feels like too much effort. However, there are ways you can get out of this rut... Try these tips to get you creating exciting new work for your portfolio.
2 How to develop a unique photographic style
Finding your own unique photographic voice is by no means an easy task - but it can be incredibly rewarding in a number of ways. Particularly, giving your work a cohesive look, that is easily identifiable, will almost certainly help you to stand out in an ever-crowded marketplace.
3 How to self-critique your photos
It’s not necessarily an easy task, but examining, re-examining and being (positively) critical about your own photography work can help you to improve it in a number of ways. Learn how to get into this mindset with our dedicated guide.
4 How to create a photo essay
A photographic essay is a deeper and more meaningful way to use your photography than a single image tends to be. See our top tips on how to get started with thinking of your photos as part of a longer series.
5 Why you should enter photography competitions
Entering photography competitions is a fun way to challenge yourself. And with probably hundreds of different competitions out there, ranging from small and niche challenges all the way up to huge, global contests there’s bound to be something that suits your photographic style.
6 The best places to submit your photography for publication
Getting your photography in front of the eyes of the public is often a bigger challenge than getting a good shot in the first place, but it is incredibly rewarding. And it can actually be more straightforward than you think however, so long as you’re armed with a little basic knowledge - that’s where we come in.
- AuthorPhilip Mowbray
Philip is the Editor of Focus.View all articles