Work It! A Guide to Taking Astounding Portraits

People are beautiful, and as photographers we have the ability to show that in creative ways!

Photojojo reader and super talented portrait photographer, Hannah Arnzen, has put together her very best tips for snapping portraits.

Read her advice on what it takes before, during and even after a shoot to snap the perfect portrait.

Take it away Hannah…


Insanely Creative Tips For
Shooting Gorgeous Interiors

Looking for roommates? Putting your place on the market?

Maybe you just wanna show your IG followers your sweet new setup?

Good thing we’ve got a few simple tricks to help you present the best features of your home! You’ll receive compliments from potential roommates, buyers, and followers in no time.

Read on and your house will be the star of the real estate listings!


Q&A With Our
Fave Instagrammers!

Most of us are totally in love with Instagram.

And why wouldn’t we be? Instagram is awesome. And so are the talented people who use it!

We’ve put together a list of some of our fave Instagrammers that you should totally follow. We even asked ’em for their photo tips, tricks, and lil’ secrets.

They’ve replied (see how great they are?) and now we’re gonna share their advice with you (’cause you’re super great, too).

Instagrammers Share Their Photo Secrets


Turn Old Family Pics
Into Big Ol’
Engineer Prints

Dads are great. So great, in fact, that they deserve a really big present this Father’s Day.

Are you thinking what we’re thinking? Let’s say it together now:

Engineer Prints!

These hugenormous prints are perfect gifts, especially if you make ’em out of old family pictures.

So we’re gonna 1) show you how to digitize old prints and 2) give you some fun ideas for making your Engineer Prints unique and wonderful, just like your fave guy.

Engineer Prints Say Happy Father’s Day!


Must-Have Gear for
Summertime Photography

Goodbye tests and 8:00 a.m. classes.

School’s out and summer’s in!

To help you prepare for all those fun-in-the-sun photo ops coming up, we put together a handy list of essential summer photo gear.

From umbrellas to lens filters, you’ll be ready to snap pics whether you’re poolside or in the middle of that long-awaited camping trip.

Slap on some sunscreen and let’s go!

FUNdamental Items for Summer Photos


Liven Up Your Tabletop

Tabletops are great for elbow leaning, finger drumming and they make pretty good photo backdrops too!

You can set anything down on ’em, from baked goods to the newest product in your Etsy store, and just snap away.

But if you’re sick of the same ol’, plain ol’ tabletop, we’ve thought of five fun ways to spice up your next tabletop shot.

Whether you’re selling something or just want to up your Instagram game, you’re gonna love these tabletop makeover tips.

Take Tabletop Photos That Pop 


Creative Ways to
Photograph Flowers
In Your Home

For many of you, the harshness of winter has finally come to a close. (Yay!)

In its place you now have the beauty of spring, which means flowers are everywhere.

We’ve already starting making the most of this new and colorful season with our recent guide on frozen flower photography.

Now we’re gonna share four more ways to get creative with flower photos right in your own home.

So go pick some flowers and let’s get shooting!

Creative Ways to Photo Flowers Indoors


Fun Poses for
Portraits of Your Pals

Is your Instagram full of photos of your very best pals?

Ours too! We’ve found patient pals make the best models. But what if you wanna get rid of the “stand stick-straight with an adorable (but played out) grin” stance?

Answer: check out our list of poses for pals and try one or all of them! Your photos of friends will go from “meh” to “marvelous!” in just a few simple motions.

Poses for Your BFFs’ Portraits 


Photo History and How to Repeat It

Know your history, or you’re doomed to repeat it?

Nah, we’ve learned our photo history and we’re happy to repeat it.

Check out our timeline of photo trends, pick up some tips on how to recreate historic looks on your phone. Try your hand at 1930s colorization or go back to that 70s film grainy goodness.

Learn your history, and repeat away!

Learn From the Last 100 Years of Photography

A Celebration of Droneography

We’ve had photo drones in the Photojojo Shop for over a year!

We’ve taken some great flights, shot our fair share of dronies, wrote the book on Drone flying (free with every Drone in the Photojojo Shop) and today we’re launching our first Photojojo designed drone accessory!

What a year.

Click on through to see photos and videos taken by Photojojo customers (and their drone), check out a world map that lets you get a drone’s-eye-view of hundreds of cities and natural wonders alike.

Then, watch our training vids to see if you’ve got what it takes to become a pilotographer.

See Just What Photo Drones Can Get Up To