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Two Photography Marketing Ideas To Boost Your Bookings

Here are the two small changes in my photography business that drastically increased the quality and number of bookings...


Lightroom Mac vs PC Speed Test | $4k iMac vs $4k Custom PC Performance Test

With so much time spent in post processing, powerful computers are a necessity, so we pitted an equally-priced Mac Vs....


How to Create Simple Studio-Style School Portraits in Your Own Backyard

So, when was the last time you photographed your own kids? You don't need fancy gear or an indoor studio to create...


How to Remove A Soft-Edged Object Using The Pen & Clone Stamp Tools In Photoshop

In this tutorial we take an SLR Lounge Critique submission and show you how to make the changes we suggest.


5 Things Every Bride & Groom Needs To Know About Preferred Vendors and Vendor Lists

The term 'Preferred Vendor' garners trust that the title was earned, but it's often not the case, and negatively affects...

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Children’s Photography With Shannon Sewell | Advice, Tips, & Thought Processes

Child photographer, Shannon Sewell, gives some valuable insight in how she has been able to transition from shooting her...


Tips for Creating an Impactful Crowd Funding Campaign with Animoto Video

Create a moving and impactful crowdfunding video with ease and speed with Animoto.


Using Cloud Overlays and Textures to Create a Composite Photo Illustration

Blown out, boring, cloudless skies are often something I deal with, especially when shooting with natural light only. A...


How to Leverage Local Businesses to Build Your Own

Partnering with local businesses can be a great tool for building a photography business. Tanya shares specific tips,...


Your Portfolio Is Only As Good As The Worst Image In It {Be Your Own Art Director Part 5}

Selecting just the right images for your portfolio or for publication elsewhere is one of the most important parts of...

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An Introvert’s Guide to Photography Networking

Networking. Introverts hate it. Here's how to overcome your dislike and become a successful networker!

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Mission Impossible: How To Service Or Repair A Grey Market Nikon D750

Bad news: if you own a Grey Market Nikon D750 like I do, you may want to sit down before reading any further.


Easy Edit: How to Create a Filmic Matte Photo Using Lightroom in Just Two Clicks

The SLR Lounge Presets save you a TON of time. Here are just one example of a two-click edit I whipped up from a recent...


Body, Lenses, or Lighting | Which Should You Upgrade First?

Photography equipment can figuratively cost an arm and a leg, and to be honest, you don't have to spend that much to...


From Amateur to Award Winning in Less Than a Year | Interview With 18-Year-Old Eli Dreyfuss

Self-taught high school Senior Eli Dreyfuss rapidly went from “spraying and praying” to exhibiting his signature...

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SLR Lounge Premium 6-Month Subscription

The Challenge

Newborn photos are one of the best places to let your creativity run free with all of your different props, backdrops, and composite possibilities. Submit your most creative newborn portrait and the winner will receive a 6-month subscription to our new SLR Lounge Premium Membership. The winning entry will be selected from the top 20 vote-getting entries by SLR Lounge Editors. Limit one (1) entry per person. Click here to learn more about SLR Premium Membership.