You know those photos that just have a magic quality to them? There is just something about them that makes you feel happy?Well, often that magical feel is because of the light. All you need to do is find the right stuff!I think most photographers will agree that there is one type of light that rules above all others…It’s soft, warm, dimensional, and just flat-out magical.It … [Read more...] about How To Make Your Photos Magical
Often when you're out shooting the photographic possibilities might feel a bit overwhelming. I get it! … [Read more...] about Video: What I Do When I’m Photographically Overwhelmed
Want to take better photos, like, NOW? And how about doing that without having to dig into technical settings? Even better, what if you could do all that, without needing any new gear – using whatever camera you currently own (even a smartphone?). Cool beans, right? Today I'm going to give you 11 super-practical tips to make that happen. These are the suggestions that I'd … [Read more...] about 11 Tips to Improve Your Photography TODAY!
ISO 125, 70mm, f/2.8, 1/800s Normally what grabs our attention in a great photo is what is in focus. But have you ever looked at a photo and noticed how beautiful the out-of-focus areas are? Sometimes the out-of-focus areas might look like a gorgeous soft mass of blurriness. Other times it may seem as though an endless dazzling array of sparkles is filling the … [Read more...] about 6 Tips For Better Bokeh
The other night there was some beautiful golden light filling the kitchen as the boys played. After a long, dark winter, this was a sight for sore eyes. So I grabbed the camera and spent some time photographing them as they went about their business – Max doing some art-making, and Oliver practicing his new walking skills. I learn so much about photography when I shoot, and … [Read more...] about Photo Review: An Evening With The Boys