Photography

Learn best-of-practices to capture magazine-quality portraits, landscapes and more with the Craftsy Photography Blog. Master the methods behind consistently compelling shots with tutorials, expert advice and more.


Picture Perfect: How to Set a Custom White Balance

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in Photography | Comments

On DSLR cameras, there is a feature called white balance. Learning how to create your own custom white balance can make the difference of turning a blue-toned photograph into one that reads the color correctly. Read on to discover the what, when, why and how of white balance in photography! Read more

Time of Our Lives: 6 Tips for Creating a Wedding Timeline that Works

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Photography | Comments

As a wedding photographer, creating a wedding timeline is a balancing act of allowing enough time for you to get the shots you need and making sure the couple has time to enjoy their day. Learn how to make a timeline that will be your master wedding plan, ensuring you have the time you need to take those must capture wedding moments! Read more

Refresh Your Technique With 6 New Craftsy Classes!

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Fine Art, Food & Cooking, Photography, Quilting, Sewing |

Ready for a tune-up? This roundup of new Craftsy classes is the perfect way to polish up your proficiency! Whether you quilt, sew or photograph, be prepared to rev your engine and zoom into challenging new projects, conquering essential skills and techniques! Read more

The New Craftsy App Is HERE and It’s FREE!

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Fine Art, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Home & Garden, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

Craftsy’s engineers have been busy, and we can’t wait to show you what they’ve created! Cue the launch of the newest version of the Craftsy app for iPhone and iPad, packed with amazing updates that makes it easier than ever for you to watch and enjoy your favorite classes. Of Craftsy’s three million members, more than one million are already using our app. Join the club and find out what you’ve been missing! Read more

Tech Edu: Simple SEO Tips for Photographers

Posted by on Apr 12, 2014 in Photography |

Talking tech, like Search Engine Optimization (SEO), can be intimidating for the creative type of person. But it's not as scary as it sounds, and a little bit of effort into optimizing your site for search engines will give you an edge against your competition. It might be just the boost your business needs. Read on for a beginner lesson in SEO. Read more

Spring Surprise: Special Savings on Select Classes!

Posted by on Apr 11, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Fine Art, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Home & Garden, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking |

Ready to hear something that'll be music to your ears? We've got a special spring surprise for you! Hint: You can save on select classes today. But hurry, it won't last long, so read on to learn more. Read more