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!
Sweaty palms. Nausea. Chest tightness. Racing thoughts. “What if I can’t get a great shot? What if I forget something? What if I totally fail?" This is how I feel before a session sometimes. Particularly if it’s something different than the norm, or I haven’t shot in a while. Even after 10 years of shooting, I still get incredibly nervous before a shoot. … [Read more...] about Shooting Nervous
I have a confession for you today, I am NOT a landscape photographer. But when I find myself in situations where beautiful landscapes surround me, I want to be able to take a good shot that will do the scene justice. I want to be able to capture more than a quick snapshot – I want to take a photo I’d be proud to hang on my wall. So here are 8 things I’ve learned in my … [Read more...] about 8 Landscape Photography Tips For Wall-Worthy Photos
There are times when it’s really handy to take a group self-portrait, and with a few simple tips, it's easy to do too! Over the years we’ve done quite a few self-portrait sessions, when we travel or for things like holiday cards. We even photographed our own wedding! (But that’s a story for another post...) Through it all we've learned how to get great results, and make … [Read more...] about How To Take Your Own Family Portraits
Do you have a routine for getting back on your feet after an exciting photography adventure? We recently returned from a trip to Kauai, Hawaii and here's what I've been up to the past couple days. … [Read more...] about 7 Things I Do When I Get Back From A Photography Trip