photography and editing basic tips

Have a camera? Learn all sorts of tips about shooting photos and even how to crop and edit the pictures you take to create portraits that you can be proud of.

3 Tips For Taking Amazing Vacation Photos

19 July 2016
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In today's social media and technology-driven world, great vacation photos are a must. Great vacation photos are a wonderful way to share fun experiences with friends and families. Beautiful photos can also be cherished for years to come. Looking over a photo album, whether it be a traditional album or a digital one, is something that will likely be done for years after a big vacation. This is why getting those photos right is so important. Read More …

Signs You Could Be Ready To Join The Wedding Photography Game

25 May 2016
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As someone who dabbles in professional photography — perhaps shooting engagement portraits or baby photos for clients — it's important that you don't rush into shooting weddings until you're ready. However, if you've done a lot of shooting over a period of time and believe that your equipment and skills are properly suited to shooting weddings, this can be a rewarding and lucrative world in which to immerse yourself. You shouldn't be in a hurry to become a wedding photographer, even if you're enticed by the idea. Read More …

Getting A Good Headshot

24 May 2016
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Many employers require headshots from their employees. It could be for the company website, for a business card or for marketing brochures. If a headshot is a requirement of a job, the employer likely will hire a corporate photography expert to take the pictures, but there are a few things the photo subject can do to ensure a great photo. Posture To avoid looking too stiff—or worse, like a mug shot—avoid angling both shoulders toward the camera. Read More …

Why You Should Shoot Your Senior Portraits In Raw

12 May 2016
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With the technology in DSLR cameras becoming more advanced, it is easier for students to shoot and edit their own senior photos. This is often a great idea for high school seniors who feel awkward about being in front of the camera. If you can have a friend or family member take your pictures, you could make the whole experience more enjoyable and less stressful. This article explains why you should shoot your photos in the Raw format. Read More …

4 Thoughtful Gift Ideas For New Parents

10 May 2016
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When someone you care about has a new baby, you probably want to show them you're thinking of them. While it's always nice to get the parents gifts for their baby, sometimes it's even more thoughtful (and unexpected!) to get something thoughtful for the parents too. After all, they are probably too sleep-deprived and busy learning how to care for their little one to do anything nice for themselves. Here are four thoughtful gift ideas for new parents: Read More …