I maintain that EVERYBODY can take better photos with any camera using these tips and tricks of the trade. But, if you're interested in exploring reasonably priced professional camera gear, take a peek inside my camera bag to see what I'm using!
This mentor post is a bit of a departure from my usual MM topics. Today I'll be talking less about how to compose a shot, and more about how to stay composed.
GREAT! Kids go back to school last week, and NOW you give me Vacation-photo tips?? True, I'm late to the game with this one, but thankfully - this series of tips can be utilized year-round!
Zooming is an important compositional tool. Embrace it. Use it. Here's how:
Part of being a great photographer is knowing WHAT to photograph as much has HOW to! I hope this post inspires you to take more meaningful photos, and document your daily lives.
Today we talk rain dances, and explore which nursery rhymes will fend off foul weather! BUT in case those fail, I'll slip in a few practical tips for making the most of the weather we're given, too ;)
Is your front yard is full of weeds? (Guilty!) Does your neighborhood park offer a perfect view of cell phone towers? It might surprise you to know I have worked around these unsightly scenarios, and many more!
Eyes are the windows to our souls, and thus critical to a photo capturing true personality. Knowing this, it's our job behind the camera to make sure those eyes really shine!
Whether you're anticipating a session in front of the camera, or snapping your own photos of your life, these tips are for you!
Calling all aspiring "mom-togs"! I need YOU to mentor ME, if you please :)
Pinterest and Facebook would have us believe this world is full of smiling, cooperative kiddos just waiting for you to grab your camera and capture those perfect moments. nfortunately my momma friends, you're more likely to stumble across Nessy, Big Foot, and Jimmy Hoffa playing cards than you are to find "that" kid.
This week we step back and cover even more BASIC rules of composition. Easy composition tools you can keep in your rapidly-expanding photographer tool shed! Let's get to it :)
Piggy-backing off last week's lighting tip, we discuss two most common light sources and the pros/cons to each.
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