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BEST PLACES FOR PUMPKIN-PATCH KIDS’ PHOTOGRAPHY

BEST PLACES FOR PUMPKIN-PATCH KIDS’ PHOTOGRAPHY

I know what you’re thinking – already? Well, perhaps not quite, but soon the pumpkins will be out and you’ll be looking for a good local patch to take your kids and grab some terrific kids' photos. With that in mind, here’s my list of best local pumpkin patches in the...

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5 KIDS’ PHOTOS IDEAS FOR FALL

5 KIDS’ PHOTOS IDEAS FOR FALL

Spring and summer might be great for getting outside and enjoying the weather, but nothing beats the beautiful colors of fall. Get outside with your kids and enjoy the changing of the seasons with a few of these kids photo ideas for fall. The Biggest Leaf Send your...

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FROM THE WEB: TIPS FOR SHOOTING IN WET CONDITIONS

FROM THE WEB: TIPS FOR SHOOTING IN WET CONDITIONS

As summer draws to a close (sob!), the weather starts to cool, and the rain starts to fall. If you're tempted to hide your camera away until the sun returns next spring, perhaps it's time to get more comfortable with wet-weather photography. After all, things happen...

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FROM THE WEB: EASY TIPS FOR TEACHING PHOTOGRAPHY TO KIDS

FROM THE WEB: EASY TIPS FOR TEACHING PHOTOGRAPHY TO KIDS

As your kids grow older, you'll notice that they start to show an interest in particular hobbies -  many times the same hobbies that you have take up yourself. So why not mentor your new apprentice by teaching them how to take terrific photos? This article by Cool Mom...

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FROM THE WEB: TIPS FOR PHOTOGRAPHY IN HOT WEATHER

FROM THE WEB: TIPS FOR PHOTOGRAPHY IN HOT WEATHER

As summer warms up, you might notice on the hottest of days that it's a bit more difficult to get good images - particularly if you are going from a cool inside climate to a warm outside one. So, how about some tips? Whether you are at the beach or on vacation in a...

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TIPS FOR CHOOSING A MATERNITY PHOTOGRAPHER

TIPS FOR CHOOSING A MATERNITY PHOTOGRAPHER

Advice for Selecting an Amazing Photographer for your Maternity Pictures Are you expecting? Yay! Now’s the time to consider setting up a maternity photography session to capture your glowing, baby-growing body at its peak (around 7-8 months) so you have a permanent...

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FROM THE WEB: TOP FREE PHOTOGRAPHY APPS

FROM THE WEB: TOP FREE PHOTOGRAPHY APPS

Although we all know that a DSLR will give you reliably better images (at least for now - who knows what the future holds), your Smartphone is increasingly depended on for those spur-of-the-moment times where you just have to capture your kids and their amazing...

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FROM THE WEB: TIPS FOR TEACHING PHOTOGRAPHY TO BEGINNERS

FROM THE WEB: TIPS FOR TEACHING PHOTOGRAPHY TO BEGINNERS

As your kids get older, they may express some interest in taking over a few photography tasks or exploring the world of photography with their own camera. You are certainly welcome to hand them a camera and let them discover their creativity, but giving them a few...

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FROM THE WEB: TIPS FOR BOATING PHOTOS

FROM THE WEB: TIPS FOR BOATING PHOTOS

Kids love boats, don't they? For us adults, it's a great way to get outdoors, enjoy some sunshine, and even find a few minutes to relax. But don't forget that, whether in motion or standing still, being out on a boat provides an excellent opportunity for some great...

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FROM THE WEB: 5 TIPS FOR MOBILE BEACH PHOTOGRAPHY

FROM THE WEB: 5 TIPS FOR MOBILE BEACH PHOTOGRAPHY

The beach is a terrific place for picture of your kids. What with the blue sky and water, soft sand, and cute outfits you have literally the perfect scene. Even if you don't lug your DSLR to the beach, consider grabbing your phone to take some shots - with these tips...

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20 CRITICAL PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS YOU SHOULD KNOW – PART III

20 CRITICAL PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS YOU SHOULD KNOW – PART III

So, how’s your week so far? Did you get a chance to read Part I and Part II of this series? If not, take a moment to head over there and catch up. When you’re ready, here’s the final part of the series: 13. Focus and Drag (or Focus Lock) Helps You know by now that...

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FROM THE WEB: CARING FOR YOUR CAMERA AND LENS

FROM THE WEB: CARING FOR YOUR CAMERA AND LENS

Spending what you spend on a decent camera these days, it's no wonder that we're a bit hesitant when it comes to maintenance. After all, what if something goes wrong? We've all probably heard at least one horror story about a friend or acquaintance damaging their...

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20 CRITICAL PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS YOU SHOULD KNOW – PART II

20 CRITICAL PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS YOU SHOULD KNOW – PART II

Welcome back! If you haven’t had a chance yet, check out Part I of this series - or just jump right in and read about some more tips that can help you get better images. Here we go: 6. Understand File Formats Your camera has a variety of available sizes and file...

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FROM THE WEB: 35 AMAZING LIGHTROOM TUTORIALS

FROM THE WEB: 35 AMAZING LIGHTROOM TUTORIALS

Free photo editing tools, like Picasa, are great. That is, until they aren't. If you're finding that your images aren't turning out as great as you'd hoped in "post" - fancy term for post-processing - then it might be time to make the jump to a more robust software...

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COOL PHOTOGRAPHY GIFTS FOR FATHER’S DAY

COOL PHOTOGRAPHY GIFTS FOR FATHER’S DAY

Once again it’s time to show our dads (or spouses) how much they mean to us. Whether you are a photography buff, or they are, we have some interesting Father’s Day gifts for you to consider this year. Feet Message Grab a washable marker and write a nice message to Dad...

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FROM THE WEB: BEST APERTURE AND FOCAL LENGTH FOR PORTRAITS

FROM THE WEB: BEST APERTURE AND FOCAL LENGTH FOR PORTRAITS

This article, from Digital Camera World, does a great job of simply describing and illustrating the differences in aperture and focal length when it comes to portraits. If you still aren't sure how these two settings on your camera can affect portraits of your kids,...

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FROM THE WEB: 7 CLEVER CAMERA HACKS [VIDEO]

FROM THE WEB: 7 CLEVER CAMERA HACKS [VIDEO]

Tired of the same old equipment, for the same old images? Rather than spending your hard-earned cash on more gear, how about saving your cash and getting creative? With just a few items around your house (or from the dollar store) you can change up your images and...

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