Resources & Tools

Below are some essential resources and tools for photographers to create better images and run their business.

The Wisdom Of Books

My Photographer’s Reading List

Ultimate Guides

How To Become A Photographer And Start A Business
Portrait Photography Tips, Ideas and Techniques

Articles & Inspiration

Naming Your Photography Business (HOW TO GUIDE + IDEAS)
Best Photographers On Instagram
Quotes For Photographers
Photography Documentaries
Best Photography Books
Hashtags For Photographers
What Time Is Golden Hour (And How To Photograph It)
Working For Free: Should You, And How To Make The Most Out Of It
Websites For Photographers

Calculators

Exposure Calculator
Opportunity Calculator

Tools

Website Tools

WordPress
Format (Portfolio websites for creatives)
FloThemes (WordPress themes for photographers)
SiteGround (Hosting)
One.com (Hosting)
Weebly (Website creator)

Gear

Loupedeck (Faster editing with this hardware console)
Peak Design (The best camera straps and bags)
ThinkTank (The standard for camera bags)
Elinchrom (Beautiful light modifiers)
Manfrotto (Tripods and more)
Cactus (Flashes and wireless triggers)

Marketing

Moo (Beautiful businesscards)
Hootsuite (Social media mangement made easy)
ConvertKit (Email marketing & newsletters)

Productivity

1Password (Simple, convenient password security)
Dashlane (Another password manager)
Doodle (Schedule meetings)
Workflowy (Map your brain)
Dropbox (Cloud storage)
WeTransfer (Send large files)
Notion (Organise everything)

Other

Blurb (Create your own photobook)
Adobe CC (Lightroom & Photoshop)
GoPro (Great cameras for behind the scenes footage)
Grammarly (Free writing assistant)
Headspace (Mediation made simple)
Fiverr (Find a freelancer for design, websites,…)