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Let Your Cakes Shine: Our Best Cake Photography Tips

Posted by on Oct 19, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Photography |

If you're anything like the majority of us Craftsy cake fanatics, it's safe to say you are likely obsessed with cakes! We'll spend hours and hours designing, baking and decorating our works of edible beauty. Don't you wish you could keep those cakes forever sometimes? Well you certainly can — by documenting your masterpiece with artful cake photography! Read on for top tips on how to photograph your cake perfectly!

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Like This: 6 Tips for Promoting Photography on Facebook

Posted by on Oct 18, 2014 in Photography |

Facebook is a great place to show photos if you can stay on top of the continual changes that they make and know how to post what people want to see. Relevancy is the buzz word for 2014. Everyone is on Facebook, but for them to see your photography, it has to be relevant.

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6 Tips You Should Follow When Starting a Photography Blog

Posted by on Oct 17, 2014 in Photography | Comments

Starting a blog for your photography business is one of the best things you can do to showcase your work. Something as simple as a blog can be a great way to establish legitimacy as a serious photographer, to share your most recent work with friends and potential clients and to keep you working at your craft. These tips prove there's no reason why you shouldn’t have a photography blog!

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Get the Most Out of Instagram With These 6 Rules

Posted by on Oct 15, 2014 in Photography | Comments

Everything from followers to frames can affect what you are getting out of Instagram as a photographer. Here are rules for keeping Instagram fun while remaining useful to photography work.

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Improve Your Landscape Photography Using Your Smartphone

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014 in Photography | Comments

Landscape photography "used to" be difficult because today, with something most of of have in our pockets, that planning couldn't be easier. Learn what your smartphone can do to help you achieve perfectly timed and framed photos.

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Images in Motion: How to Make a GIF Out of Photos in 5 Steps

Posted by on Oct 11, 2014 in Photography | Comments

Create an animated GIF our of your own photos to create a memory in motion! All you need is a series of photos and basic Photoshop skills. Learn how easy it is to make a GIF in these five steps!

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