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10 Things They Didn’t Tell You About Becoming a Photographer

So you’ve decided to become a photographer. There are some things about the profession that you probably haven’t read in books or online. There is much more to being a photographer than snapping pictures and owning a studio. Here are some things no one has probably told you about becoming a photographer.  

10 Movies Every Photographer Must Watch

The holidays are certainly the time and the place to celebrate, devour delicious food and rejoice with families. It is also the perfect time to curl up on a cold winter day with a good book, or spend the day in bed watching movies. 

20 GIFs Photographers Can Relate to

In light of the holiday spirit, we decided to scout the internet for GIFs photographers can relate to. The struggle is real folks! Photographers sometimes have it hard but they’re also blessed with one of the most fulfilling jobs out there. Here’s to those that love their jobs and can’t imagine life any other way.

Start the New Year with some “New Yuri” photos!

Microstock photography phenomenon Yuri Arcurs, at age 33, is the world’s top-selling microstock photographer. In 2008, he hit a record high of 1 million licenses sold. In 2010, PDN Magazine called him the most influential photographer of the century! Yuri’s clients include Hewlett-Packard, Time magazine, Samsung, MSN.com, Sony, Microsoft, Canon, MTV, and many other famous brands. It took him only seven years to achieve worldwide fame. He employs a full-time staff of 35 people in Denmark and Scandinavia, and another 50 in India, the U.S., and South Africa. He lives and works in Denmark, but spends six months every year in Hawaii, Norway, or South Africa. Yuri created his own photo studio in order to capture people in “real” indoor locations like spa salons, dentist’s office, business offices etc. In general, he chooses the most popular topics for the market, such as business, computer technology, family, and romance. In addition to photography, Yuri develops free programs for photographers. His program Easy Keywording has made photographers’ work easier, allowing them to speed up their work process in general. In addition, he writes tutorials for photographers, runs his video blog, and actively communicates with his fans.