Last month, we gave you 16 Things Graphic Designers Should Know, now we're going to tap into another creative group for knowledge: photographers. 

While no one would argue that photography isn't an art, it is about more than just pretty pictures. It's a discipline that requires the combination of talent, vision, skill, and technical knowledge to create the foundation of true success. 

To help you get inspired (and get schooled) we've rounded up advice from some top tier creatives in the photography industry. From photographers and stylists to re-touchers and producers, this group has an intimate knowledge of the business and what you should be doing to conquer it. They have all worked behind the camera at some point and are masters of creating breathtaking, awe-inspiring, and totally epic photography. Here are 16 Things Photographers Should Know. You might just discover something unexpected.