Sharing the creative process, and photography interests with other industry creatives. I feature those photographers and creatives who have piqued my interest online.  Silvergumtype is the top blog for photographers and creatives worldwide who love photography and the process of taking pictures in any niche. This photographer blog includes articles, a selection of real-life behind-the-scenes photography moments, and an increasing selection of photography articles for a photographer and others to enjoy. Mentoring and a photography community.

Top Photography Content

I Failed - Why do most photographers fail?

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Most fundamentally, stop trying to please the wrong people – yes, that old chestnut again

Becoming an assistant in photography?

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Have you ever considered becoming an assistant in photography? We tell You How to be the BEST

Enhancing Shots with AI in Photography Techniques

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AI techniques are crucial in enhancing various aspects of a photograph.  discuss it in depth here >

Mastering Adobe Lightroom Mobile

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In this article, We will guide you to  become  a master of Adobe Lightroom Mobile on the go,

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Luminar Neo: Superb Colour & Black-and-White Photography Editing

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In my quest for striking black-and-white imagery, I discovered the unparalleled capabilities of Luminar Neo. Whether it’s fine-tuning tones, enhancing textures, or mastering contrast, Luminar Neo offers a comprehensive suite of tools tailored to the unique demands of black-and-white photography.


Interesting Articles for Photographers

Become an Expert Photographer with Composition, Shape and Form

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To add depth to a flat photography composition, it’s important to master the art of lighting and perspective.

Five Reasons Why You Never Give Away RAW Files

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Before commencing any project, you must manage your client’s expectations, how do we do this?

Master Beauty Retouching and Skin Retouching

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Beauty retouching in Photoshop goes beyond simply smoothing skin or brightening eyes. Whys is this?

Beginners Guide to Mastering Photography and Lighting

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We show you how you can master lighting within your photography

One-Word Pitch, a Single Word Promoting Your Photography

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Learn how to turn one word into your brand’s Mantra, and win new business.

My 12 Points to Help You Become a Better Photographer

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Learn how to turn your passion for photography into a profitable business.

I Use leading Lines to Improve My Composition.

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How to use leading lines: By transforming ordinary shots into Masterful compositions,

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Guy Farrow

As far as Advertising Photographers go Guy Farrow stands out in a crowded arena of well established photographers for his robust ...
A Powerful Little LED Light

A Powerful Little LED Light

This little light has 3 Color Mode Adjustable: The camera photo light provides 50 white ...
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Brutalism Recce – South bank

Concrete Architecture, also known as Brutalist architecture, is a style which emerged in the 1950s and ...
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David Gleave – The Monochromist from Manchester

Picture above - Noel Gallagher - Oasis Having featured the photographer Kieron in my very ...


James Nader Photo Diaries I have recently dabbled with monochrome Street photography within my shoot ...

Cyanotypes' mystique and learn about its chemicals & Processes

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Grab your camera, load your film, and join us as we embark on a quest to unravel the Cyanotypes’ mystique and learn about it’s chemicals & Process

Top 30 AI Photographers Tools for 2024 -

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Unlock the future of photography with Artificial Intelligence: Transform your creative vision with the top 30 AI tools designed to enhance, innovate,  Updated March 2024

The Ultimate Portrait Photographers Cheat Sheet & Tricks

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It’s important to have a handy resource with techniques needed to create captivating portraits. This cheat sheet offers a comprehensive guide. Read to find out More >

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How To Create a Perfect Elevator Pitch as a Photographer in 2023

What’s your key elevator pitch?  To visualise this the best way, imagine you are in a lift travelling between floors, and the person next to you asks the question. How would you answer?

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6 Hot Tips for Finding Your Perfect Photography Mentor

Whether you take pictures for fun on the weekends or as a serious job, a photography mentor can help you improve your skills and way of doing things.see if you need one here?

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Is It Still Possible to Make Money as a PHOTOGRAPHER?

Making Money as a Photographer, It’s a tricky answer and a few years ago it was really simple. With the explosion of social media and now AI. Is it increasingly difficult to find work out there?

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5 lighting tips for portraits - Portrait lighting setups for Photographers

This is lighting which I often use for portraiture and my location fashion photography (as well as one not-so-typical lighting setup). These setups will add confidence to your photography technique. You can add them to your repertoire, 

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From A to Z: Photography Terms Glossary

Over 250 A to Z: Photography Glossary Terms.
Understand Photography

Silvergumtyp easy-to-understand photography glossary, clarifying terms like DSLR, aperture, ISO, and shutter speed for beginners. Explore our straightforward guide, ideal for learning photography basics

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5 Top Tips for Projector Photography
How to Use a Projector as a light

Using a projector in a photoshoot: Ways that you can use a projector to enhance your creativity in photography using your iPhone or laptop to control the image projected onto your model.

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Top 30 Photography Hashtags For Instagram in 2023

Use these top most popular photography hashtags for Instagram 2024. Copy and paste the tags by using the copy button and paste them into your Instagram post. Find the top 30 photography hashtags for 2024.

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5 ways To Become The Best Photographers Assistant

Requests are from graduates or assistants who wish to assist me and then tag their CV when reaching out to me. It’s perfectly okay to ask like this, but for me, you must suggest exactly how you can help and assist the photographer in your message. 


Welcome to Silvergumtype, the premier photography blog for passionate photographers and industry creatives worldwide. Our platform is dedicated to sharing the creative process and exploring diverse photography interests, making it a top resource for professionals and enthusiasts alike.

At Silvergumtype, we showcase techniques in fashion and portrait photography, landscape photography, and commercial photography and new wedding photography. Our blog covers a wide range of photography niches, providing valuable insights, tips, and inspiration for photographers at every level, from beginners to seasoned pros.

Dive into our extensive collection of articles, featuring real-life behind-the-scenes moments that capture the essence of the photographic craft. From technical tutorials on lighting setups and post-processing to artistic discussions on composition and visual storytelling, our growing library of content caters to all aspects of photography.

Join our thriving community of like-minded individuals, where you can connect, share experiences, and learn about the latest gear reviews, from mirrorless cameras to professional DSLRs. We also offer mentoring opportunities, helping you refine your skills in areas such as wedding photography, fashion photography, and fine art photography.

Discover why Silvergumtype is the go-to destination for photographers seeking inspiration, knowledge, and a sense of community. Whether you’re interested in street photography, aerial photography, or studio work, our blog covers it all. Explore Silvergumtype today and elevate your photography journey to new heights, mastering everything from long exposure techniques to advanced retouching skills.

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DSLR, mirrorless, Lightroom, Photoshop, composition, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, ISO, RAW, editing, color correction, black and white, HDR, macro photography, astrophotography, product photography, food photography, travel photography, nature photography, wildlife photography, portrait lighting, bokeh, depth of field, golden hour, rule of thirds, focal length, lens selection, camera accessories, photography business.

Why Us?
Silvergumtype stands out among other photography blogs for several key reasons:

  1. Comprehensive content: The blog covers a wide range of photography topics, including articles, behind-the-scenes moments, and practical advice, catering to photographers of all levels and interests.
  2. Focus on the creative process: Silvergumtype emphasizes sharing the creative process, which provides valuable insights for readers looking to improve their craft.
  3. Featuring industry creatives: The blog showcases the work of photographers and creatives who have caught the attention of the author, offering readers exposure to diverse and inspiring talent.
  4. Real-life experiences: By including real-life behind-the-scenes photography moments, Silvergumtype offers authentic and relatable content that resonates with its audience.
  5. Community-oriented approach: The blog fosters a sense of community among photographers, encouraging interaction and knowledge sharing.
  6. Mentoring opportunities: Silvergumtype offers mentoring, which is a unique feature that can help photographers develop their skills and advance their careers.
  7. Global perspective: As a top blog for photographers worldwide, Silvergumtype provides a platform for international perspectives and diverse photographic styles.
  8. Niche-inclusive content: The blog caters to photographers working in various niches, making it a versatile resource for different types of photography

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