DIY Portable V-Flat + Video

*Affiliate links below to support my coffee habit!* Having a portable V-Flat in your photography kit can provide a unique tool when creating images for your clients. A V-Flat can be used as a background or a tool to bounce or absorb light on your subject. Have you ever thought about making your own portable …

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My Top 3 Beach Photography Tips That Will Instantly Improve Your Images

I recently hosted a number of Mommy & Me Photography classes and had so much fun teaching tips and tricks to a group of moms who wanted to learn how to take quality photos of their kids. When setting up these classes, I stressed that no fancy equipment was necessary. The only prerequisite was an …

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Easy Editing Tips: Lightroom and Snapseed Applications

This week I wanted to demonstrate some quick editing tips to show you how a great image can turn into an amazing image.  I recall one of my photography school instructors quoting Ansel Adams "You don't take an image, you create an image", which struck a cord with me because I believe most people click the …

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Children’s Action Photography: Tips and Inspiration

Action photography is my speciality, considering my sports photography background, and the honest expressions of children are the most fun to see during an outdoor shoot at the park and/or private yard.  Their personalities really shine through and is why today's post is all about capturing those moments and providing you with a little inspiration.  Here …

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It’s all in the details: Children Photography

While we spend our days capturing images of our children taking their first steps, crawling, and exploring the world, don't forget about the details.  The detail images are also part of our children's story and can be equally as powerful when you look back at all your memories.  So the next time you take your iPhone …

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Photography Tips: 3 Part Blog Series

Over the past few months I have been working with a digital magazine called Holl & Lane.  My first project focused on writing photography tips for their blog.  This turned into a 3 part blog series to kick start a budding photographer who has interest in purchasing and using a SLR camera.  If you missed …

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On-location Scouting Tips for Photography

Scouting a location for a photo shoot can improve your images as well as your client's experience.  This step allows you to identify certain areas to focus on and arrive with a general idea of the images that you want to create.  Physically visiting a location is ideal, but not always possible.  When this happens …

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