Guest Article By: Nancy Young
Photography as form of art needs some source of inspiration from time to time, especially when you feel you’re out of ideas. There are tons of ways to break out of a creative rut. For example, you can try a new photography genre.
The delight of photography is that there are so many genres and techniques to try out! A person may lack lifetime to do this. (A whole lifetime may be not enough to do this) Even professional photographers have a comfort zone of techniques which they are familiar with. Thus, everyone may learn a lot by trying out something new.
I’ve put together 25 inspirational photography posts handpicked from all over the web. Here you’ll find interviews with famous photographers, summer and ice cream photo ideas, mindblowing moon shots, impressive photography portfolios and photo blogs, awesome long exposure and springtime photography, incredible rain and levitation pictures, and many many more.
The main idea behind today’s showcase is to give you some inspiration for those times when creativity seems hard to come by.
Each photo by Zack Seckler is like a brief story that will definitely make you smile. Some of the pictures here shows ridiculous situations, the others are surreal and random, but all of them are truly funny.
A beautiful collection elegant portraits will take your breath away.
Gabriel Liaudanskaite is a 17 year old food photographer from Lithuania. In this post you’ll find an interesting story of how she started out.
Today people use different tools to produce new creative shots. Have you ever imagine how an ordinary object on the foreground can change your photo? Go on and figure it out!
Photographers tend to create photo blogs these days. Here the list of 44 really inspiring photo blogs is showcased.
You don’t need to search for colorful ice-cream summer images, because iHeartFaces has made it for you! Fresh summer snapshots collection with a few tips.
Russian photographer Alexander Semenov spends lots of time underwater to capture incredibly beautiful jelly fishes. This is a brief interview with him about his works and a few tips to get started.
Yaser Almajed is one more talented young photographer from 500px. Inspired by double exposure photography, he creates truly amazing shots.
Fashion photography has dramatically changed for the last few years. Can you picture what would you get by combining a good camera, fashion model, and an octopus?
Yossy Arefi, a Brooklyn-based photographer spent time working as a baker. So, now you can see a distinctive vibe and a rich quality of light and color on her pictures that Yossy attributes to using vintage film cameras.
Have you ever thought of developing the film with different liquids found around the house? Photographer Matthew Cetta does too and now you can see the results of his experiments in this post.
This showcase of monsoon photography will give you a little inspiration to take a few photographs on rainy days.
Summer is a perfect season for capturing awesome colorful shots.
Using a full-size photo as a website background can spice up your design in comparison with traditional layouts. Take a look at this great showcase of 100 websites with full-size image background.
Lomo movement was born in early ‘90s by a group of Viennese students who discovered the Lomo LC-A camera while on vacation in Prague. Here you’ll find a collection of 100 stunning, vivid, and creative lomography shots!
Here you’ll see a healthy mix of 40 useful photoblogs and 40 amazing portfolios of famous photographers from all over the Internet.
French photographer Julie de Waroquier takes airy and light pictures. All her photos are on the border of reality and mystics.
Italian photographer Valentina has an eye for details and beauty. See for yourself!
A list of adorable and cute dogs’ photos.
It’s a challenge to find a truly good Tumblr blog, so here is a list of 50 inspiring blogs to boost your creativity.
Today you can have both color and monochrome from the same shot, which is the main difference between a sensor and film.
“Reflections” is a touching photo series by Tom Hussey where he captured elderly as they reflect on their younger selves in the mirror.
Spring backs nature to life, therefore this season is really amazing. Here you‘ll see 40 breathtaking springtime photography examples.
Long exposure is used when you want to leave still objects sharp or to blur moving objects in the frame. In this showcase 100 unbelievable and impressive shots are collected.
Rain photography is fresh and beautiful. Don’t miss out an opportunity to admire rain on these awesome images.
Not Quite Over
Which post did you like most and why? Tell me in the comment section below. If you like the list, don’t be shy – share it with friends via social media. Stay in touch! More inspiring articles are on the way!
Nancy Young is a passionate writer and blogger. She writes tons of inspirational articles on photography, despite the fact that she is an economist by education. She is a part of the PhotoDoto Team. Get a new eBook about landscape photography for free – one useful gift just for visiting!