The Top 10 Posts of 2011

It’s been a busy year here on the site!  We published over 100 articles filled with all sorts of photography info and goodies. Today we’re going to revisit our top 5 most useful posts where you’ll learn a few ways to improve your shooting. Then we’ll reveal our top 5 most popular posts that we received the most feedback on. There’s something for everyone so read on!

Top 5 Most Useful Posts

1. Stress Free Posing


Posing is an area many photographers find challenging. Getting your subjects to look natural and relaxed is usually more difficult than actually taking the photos! For Stress Free Posing check out the following handy guides Stress Free Posing: Sitting Edition, Stress Free Posing: Standing Edition, Stress Free Posing: Family Edition.

2. How To Make Your Photos Magical


One surefire way to improve your photography is to shoot at the right time of day. Learn why golden hour is one of the best times for photography with How to Make Your Photos Magical!


3. A Super Simple Way To Get Great Light With Your Flash


Bouncing your flash is easy to do and produces flattering results. Learn how to bounce your flash with A Super Simple Way To Get Great Light With Your Flash


4. How To Photograph Your Friends (And Why It’s Super Important)

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There is so much to be learned by photographing the people you love. Not only can you improve your own photography, but you have the opportunity to document the important people in your life. Learn How To Photograph Your Friends (And Why It’s Super Important)


5. 4 Tips For Photographing People Laughing

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Laughing is great for the soul! The problem is it’s not the easiest thing to photograph. How do you get your subjects laughing? And how do you make sure they look good while doing it? Learn these 4 Tips For Photographing People Laughing


Top 5 Most Popular Posts

1. Hundreds of Thousands of Crappy Photos

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Not all your shots are going to be winners! It’s nothing to beat yourself up about, it’s just part of the process of improvement. Click here to see a few of the Hundreds of Thousands of Crappy Photos we’ve taken.


2. 10 Reasons Why You Should be Shooting RAW


If you’re not shooting in the RAW format yet, you should be! Take a second to see what you might be missing out on with 10 Reasons Why You Should be Shooting RAW.


3. The Jedi Knight’s Guide to Photography


Is the force strong with you? Believe it or not there is a lot to learn about photography from Star Wars. See how a Jedi would approach photography with The Jedi Knight’s Guide to Photography.

4. What’s Your Photography Super Power?

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Are you a super hero in disguise? Do you have Super Speed or Invisibility? Find out what your super power is with What’s Your Photography Super Power?

5. Do Something Scary. It Will Be Awesome.


We all want comfort and security, but real growth and development happens when you put yourself out there. Do Something Scary. It Will Be Awesome.

Thank You!!!!

Finally, a big HUGE thanks to you, awesome reader. This site wouldn’t exist if it wasn’t for you, and your valuable feedback and interaction. We can’t wait for next year, we have so much awesome stuff in store for you!

Happy holidays everyone, and we’ll see you in the New Year!

Your Turn

Did you have a favorite blog post this year? Share it with us in the comments below!

Lauren Lim

Hey friend, I’m Lauren! I’m a photography ninja here at Photography Concentrate. I’m downright obsessed with photography, and love sharing it with super cool folks like yourself. When I’m not shooting, or writing, you can find me cooking (and eating!), traveling, and hanging out with wonderful people.

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7 Comments // Leave a comment

  1. Good heavens, I stumbled upon your blog just a month or two ago (I know, I'm way behind) and you guys are saving me. This post was so helpful to me as is everyother post. Thank you for being so willing to share. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!

  2. Merry and Happy to you both. Cannot wait what fun things new year brings!

  3. Merry Christmas guys! Thanks for all the great info this year

  4. Wow! How how have I only just found this wonderful site?

    Thank you so much for sharing all of this wonderful, inspiring information!

  5. You guys ROCK! Thank you for helping all of us other photographers so much!

  6. "Do something scary" was so helpful to me. I woke up that morning preparing to 2nd Shoot on my 1st wedding scared out of my mind. This article helped me so much. Thanks Guys!!

  7. Thanks for all the kind words and well wishes guys! You make us smile :) So happy we've been able to help. We're so excited to keep doing more of that! :D

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