Photo Shoot Games

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As photographers, we all have a few tools in our toolbox that we use often. I’d like to share one of my favorite “go to” tools with you today. These are movement prompts or activities … Read More

Posing tips for family group shots

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1. Family portraits are largely about capturing relationships and interaction and that’s pretty tough to capture when everyone is far away from each other, so the first thing I do is get everyone to squish together. … Read More

Convey meaning with your family photos

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We love to see ourselves and our love ones in photographs. Probably more than 90% of the photos in the average photo album are pictures of people. One way to greatly improve your family’s photos … Read More

Getting a great Profile Picture

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Facebook is an ideal place to share your photos with friends and family. Use these tips to ensure you’re posting your best pictures, especially the one that serves as your online first impression—your profile picture! … Read More

The Golden Hour

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It seems the goal of good outdoor photography is finding the right light! Midday, harsh sunlight can lend itself to unflattering tones, dark shadows, and a heap of disappointing photos. But don’t despair. Mother nature … Read More

PHOTO TIPS, TRICKS AND TECHNIQUES

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SIMPLIFY YOUR PHOTOS Busy backgrounds can be a distraction so I strive to create a simple, uncluttered background. You’ve probably heard of the KISS principle. “Keep It Simple, Stupid!” It teaches us to strive for … Read More

To crop or not to crop….

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When printing your fabulous photographs, keep in mind that images may look different when printed at different sizes. Below is a great visual of a photo crop comparison chart. This guide is a great reference to … Read More

Lightroom Presets

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I’m a fairly new user to Adobe’s Lightroom. I’ve known about the program for years but had no desire to learn another software program; I felt like my mind was stuffed to capacity -filled with … Read More