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Don’t let the name of this website fool you.  Homeschool Photo Pro is a resource to help homeschool and non-homeschool students and parents (basically, it’s for anybody!) to improve their photography skills and/or succeed in a part-time or full-time photography business.


Using a Translucent Diffuser for Natural Light Portrait Photography

Since outdoor lighting can often be so unpredictable, even changing by the minute, it is good to be prepared with gear that can help with those lighting difficulties. If there is no overhead cover at your portrait location on a sunny day, or if the lighting is uneven because of trees or other obstructions, then …

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The Big Showdown

The Big Showdown- Canon vs. Nikon

This has got to be one of the biggest debates in the photography world.  Who makes the better camera- Canon or Nikon?  Well, I am here to settle this debate once and for all.  Actually, I probably won’t settle the debate even a little bit, but hopefully give some clarity and direction to those looking …

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Starting a Stock Photography Business

  I know the featured image looks dated.   If you are a younger person, you may be wondering what the image is.  Hang on- I’ll explain!   Do you create great images?  Do you create a lot of great images?  I mean, do you create A LOT of GREAT images? Are you able to …

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How To Use a Reflector for Portrait Photography

A reflector can be a great tool to help improve the lighting for your photography.  A 5-in-1 reflector kit can be purchased relatively inexpensively.  This kit will include a silver, gold, black, and white sides, along with a white translucent diffuser disc. The diffuser will be discussed in another post.   For now I’ll talk …

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Legally Starting a Photography Business

The most important thing to remember when thinking about starting a photography business is that it is a BUSINESS.  If you plan to run a business, you are responsible to abide by the laws where you live. Please note:  This page does not contain legal advice.  I am not a lawyer or an accountant, and …

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Real Estate Photography Business

Have you ever browsed through listings on real estate websites?  I have seen some great listings, and some that are not so great.  Just because a real estate agent has a great camera, doesn’t mean they will be able to use it properly to produce eye-catching photography for their listings.  I have seen many images in listings …

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