25 Blog Post Ideas For Photographers
Coming up with fresh and engaging blog post ideas can be hard. I’d like to find one blogger who doesn’t have this problem. Sometimes the creative well just runs dry, and for the life of you, you can’t think of a single topic to write about. It happens to the best of us. Here are some blog post ideas for photographers that will hopefully get you unstuck.
1. Why Did You Become A Photographer?
Tell you readers how you got started with photography. Was it something you always wanted to do or was it serendipitous? We all like hearing personal experiences, so don’t forget to share yours. Sharing personal experiences is a good way to connect with people because it helps them see you as a real life person with your own preferences and opinions.
2. Your Favorite Genre Of Photography
Do you like photographing babies? Weddings? Fashion? How about landscapes? If your niche is baby photography, write about the reasons you like that genre of photography and why.
Tricky lighting situations are part and parcel of being a photographer. Write about what you do in low-light situations. What camera settings do you use? What equipment helps you get a correctly-exposed shot?
4. Photoshop Tips And Tricks
Share your favorite Photoshop tips and tricks. What editing techniques and tools do you use the most? Create a tutorial on one of your most-used hacks. People will love it!
[Read More: Gaussian Blur Tutorial]
5. Pet Photography Tips
Share your expertise on how you get awesome shots of animals. Where are your favorite locations? What props do you use? How do you engage them?
6. Wedding Photography Advice
Oh boy, this is a big one. Share your favorite poses and time-saving tips for photographing weddings, along with editing advice and hacks.
7. Your Favorite Lenses
Write a review of the lenses you use the most and why. What are the pros and cons, best brands, facts people should know before buying.
8. What’s In Your Camera Bag?
Write a post detailing all the equipment in your camera bag. Explain why you chose each piece of gear, and the best applications for it.
9. IPhone Hints And Hacks
There are some situations when you don’t want to lug around your DSLR. This could include when you’re traveling, hiking, or attending a sporting event. Share smartphone hints and hacks on how to get professional-looking images on the fly.
10. How To White Balance Your Camera
Create a tutorial on the importance of white balancing your camera and how to do it. Show before and after pictures to illustrate the difference. While you’re at it, do a tutorial on the ins and outs of ISO.
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11. Tips For Photographing Toddlers
Share your experiences and best advice for photographing toddlers. What props do you use? How do you get them to hold still?
12. How To Bounce A Flash
Bouncing your flash is one of the best ways to get soft-diffused lighting. Show examples of images taken with a flash that is bounced, and those taken using direct lighting. It will drive home why bouncing a flash is so awesome.
13. Macro Photography
If you’re into macro photography, share photos of flowers and insects you’ve taken using a macro lens, along with what equipment you used, the best time of day for shooting, effective angles, and other techniques.
14. The Best Equipment For Lunar Photography
There are best practices for capturing stunning images of the moon. Share your favorite photos, the camera settings you used, what equipment is the most applicable, and other relevant tricks.
[Read More: Tips For Shooting The Moon
15. Your Favorite Camera Bag And Why You Love It
Write an article with pictures of the camera bag you’re currently using, what’s inside, and the features you love about it.
16. Aperature And Shutter Speed Tutorial
New photographers will appreciate a tutorial all about aperature and shutter speed. Many amateurs set their cameras to automatic in the beginning. Get them up to speed on how to shoot in manual mode.
17. Travel Photography Tips
Share photos from your last vacation, along with facts and feelings about each one. What angles, settings, and equipment did you use? What inspired you to take the shot?
18. Best Product Photography Advice
Product photography is its own ball of wax. Share background options, lighting techniques, and applicable camera settings, along with some of your best photos.
19. How To Edit Black And White Images
Write a tutorial on the various methods you use for editing black and white images in Photoshop. In what instances do you use each technique and why?
20. What Settings Are The Best For Shooting Landscapes?
Share some of your beloved landscape images with details on composition and depth of field. Why did you choose a particular location? Did it have special meaning?
21. How To Get Started With Drone Photography
Write a review about the top 10 drones on the market, what features you should look for, cost, and the pros and cons of each one.
[Read More: DJI Mavic 2 Pro Review]
22. Best Tips For Showcasing Your Images
Share tips on how to showcase client images. For instance, I use Pixieset. It’s a convenient way to digitally share collections with your clients, and enables them to easily download their photos directly from their smartphones or desktop.
23. Your Worst Photography Moment(s)
Get real and vulnerable. Share your absolute most embarrassing photography moments. One of the best blunders I heard was years ago when we were all shooting film. A girl I knew, inadvertently (of course) shot a wedding ceremony, without film in her camera. So there’s that.
24. Ideas For Branding
Share facts about branding, including tips for creating logos, your favorite fonts, the best places to get business cards printed, what colors go best together, and other ideas.
25. How To Market Your Business On Social Media
Write a series of posts on how to market your photography business on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest. Share pertinent dos and don’ts, best times to pin or post, and how to make graphics for each network.
Watch the video below to learn how to market on Instagram:
There you have it, 25 potential blog post topics for the next time you have writer’s block. Don’t forget to be transparent with your readers. It’s one of the best ways to build relationships, which is why you became a blogger in the first place.
What do you do when you get writer’s block. Let me know in the comments:)