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How to Create a Home Photography Studio with Joanie Simon

How to Create a Home Photography Studio with Joanie Simon

Photographer Joanie Simon shares how you can create a DIY home photography studio using items around your house. Plus we’re doing an Instagram giveaway!

Hayley Benoit on Improvisation and the Business of Photography

Hayley Benoit on Improvisation and the Business of Photography

Editorial photographer and Shutterstock Custom contributor Hayley Benoit knows that…

Adrian Hancu on Finding Inspiration in Online Photography Communities

Adrian Hancu on Finding Inspiration in Online Photography Communities

Offset and Shutterstock contributor Adrian Hancu shares how an online photography community can inspire artistry and connect creatives who want to do more.

9 DIY Valentine's Day Props for Your Next Photoshoot

9 DIY Valentine’s Day Props for Your Next Photoshoot

Do your Valentine’s Day props need a makeover? Try these nine DIY projects and give your Valentine’s Day photography diversity and impact.

A Dazzling New Profile Page for Shutterstock Custom Contributors

Learn how the updated profile page for Shutterstock Custom Contributors can help connect photographers with commercial clients and creative briefs.

365 Photography Projects to Try in 2020

365 Photography Projects to Try in 2020

Want to challenge yourself and try new things for some inspiration? Try a 365 photography project and grow your skills as a photographer.

Holiday Gift Guides: Gifts to Give Using Your Photographs

Holiday Gift Guides: Gifts to Give Using Your Photographs

Want to give something unique this holiday season? Try these ten fresh ideas for using your own photography in special, one-of-a-kind gifts.

How to Get Commercial Photography Clients - Girl in Store Window

5 Tips for Finding Commercial Photography Clients

Want to start shooting commercial photography work? Try these five simple tips for finding and keeping photography clients.

Taking Photos in Cafe: Top DOwn Coffee and Flowers

Tips for Capturing Instagram-Worthy Photos in Cafes

Shooting in a studio isn’t the only way to find perfection. Try these expert tips and tricks for capturing sharable photographs in your favorite cafes.

Cheap Food Photography Tricks: Fruit

Cheap Tricks for Wallet-Friendly Stock Food Photography

Quality food images don’t have to break your budget. Try these homegrown DIY solutions for shooting affordable stock food photography.

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Artist Series with Food Photographer Joanie Simon

Looking for pro tips for shooting amazing images of food? Explore new techniques with food photographer Joanie Simon in the latest installment of Shutterstock’s Artist Series.

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Traveling North with 10 Canadian Stock Photographers

From untouched wilderness to vivacious cityscapes, celebrate Canada Day with ten Canadian stock photographers as they share their favorite shots of home.