Working With A Photo Editor To Grow Your Business
Hire a professional photo editor for the parts of your job you hate most to get you back to what you love. Read more
How to Create an Inclusive Brand Voice
Creating an inclusive brand is one of the most important things you can do as a business owner, and one of the most impactful choices you can make. Read more
Understanding Depth of Field
Learning to control depth of field will greatly improve the quality of your photos. Read more
Using Instant Film Cameras On A Wedding Day
Here's why you should consider bringing an instant film camera (like a Polaroid) to your next shoot. Read more
How to Hire a Ghostwriter For Your Photography Blog

Hiring a ghostwriter for your photography blog can be such a relief, but making sure you hire the right one for you is key. Check out our tips for hiring a ghostwriter here.

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Getting Started with Insurance for Your Photography Business
Understanding what kind of insurance you need for your photography business is crucial. Read more
The Inspired By Series
In this series, we collaborated with photographers to share who they are inspired by and why. Read more
Should You Post Your Packages And Prices On Your Website?
Should you post prices on your website? It's a controversial topic in the photography community. Read more
14 Tips on Taking Photos in Harsh Sunlight
We asked our online community of Mastin Labs users to give us their advice for shooting in harsh, full sun lighting. Read more
The Intersection of Love and Photography (Video)
For Valentines Day, we invited local Seattle Photographers to discuss the intersection of love and photography. Read more
Tips for Posing Same Sex Couples
As a professional photographer, it's imperative to be prepared to work with couples of all types, and learning tips for posing same-sex couples is a great start! Read more
Tips for Photographing Your Own Children
You’ve mastered getting other people’s children engaged in a family photo shoot, so why is it so hard to get the same out of your own children? Read more
6 Photography Website Must-Haves
We visit countless photography websites every day, and these are the 6 important features that are often missing from photography websites. Read more
Tips for Creating Your First Styled Shoot
Get tips from Photographer Sophie Kaye on putting together your first styled shoot. Read more
Lessons Learned From the Mastin Labs Community
This community is special, and, as we reflect on the past year, we are grateful for this incredible community of photographers. Read more
Don’t Tell Us You Can’t Find Diverse Photographers for Your Conference
I hope we as a photo community will hold all conferences to a higher standard and demand change. I know at Mastin Labs we will be. Read more
Why Styled Shoots are Like Big Game Hunts
You're setting yourself back and doing more harm than good if you rely on styled shoots to advance your career. Read more
10 Must-Read Books For Photographers
Finding books for photographers to read, find inspo, and learn from is easy peasy when the Mastin community sends us their faves! Read more
Why I Shoot with Only One Focal Length
Simplifying your photography kit will make you a stronger photographer. Read our founder Kirk Mastin's own journey to learning this valuable lesson. Read more
Working with Models: Tips From a Model Turned Photographer
Tips from model-turned-photographer Hattie Watson on how to work with professional models. Read more
How to Become A More Confident Photographer
Do you want to become a more confident photographer? You're going to need to push yourself to try new things, learn from failure, and think more positively. Read to learn more. Read more