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Mobile Mondays: Shooting and editing in Lightroom on my phone
I recently took it upon myself to not only use only my Samsung S9 mobile phone, but to also shoot...
What are metering modes?
While it is important, it is also something that frequently gets overlooked. So let's take a look at metering modes...
Creative lighting for your pumpkins
Whether you are photographing pumpkins for fall, Halloween or even Thanksgiving, it's easy to get creative with lighting for your...
Summer photography fun with kids: Skittles
Looking for some fun photographic ideas for kids this summer? Try melting some Skittles. This is a little more involved...
Summer photography fun with kids: Traffic lights
Looking for some fun photographic ideas for kids this summer? Try melting some different colored icypoles (what we call popsicles...
The Traveling Photographer: Photography from a moving train
Is it possible to make good photographs from the window of a moving train? If you asked me last month...
Quick Tip: Be creative, but don’t reinvent the wheel, modify it
A quick tip teaching on how to be creative, without reinventing the wheel.
Wedding photography: Capturing the first dance
Wedding photographer’s don’t have the luxury of a second chance to capture a bride and groom’s first dance. Here’s how...
Quick Tip: Try fog in a can
Using a fog machine indoors — especially in a small, unvented room — can be challenging. On your next shoot,...
Quick Tip: Daylight saving time has ended; rethink what you plan to photograph
As Daylight Savings time ends, what does this mean for photographers? Time to rethink what you plan to photograph.

What are metering modes?

While it is important, it is also something that frequently gets overlooked. So let’s take a look at metering modes for photography. Most DSLR and mirrorless camera have a variety of metering modes. Just to be equally as confusing, different

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Creative lighting for your pumpkins

Whether you are photographing pumpkins for fall, Halloween or even Thanksgiving, it’s easy to get creative with lighting for your pumpkins. Halloween spooky Want something a little dark and dramatic, possibly even spooky try a beauty dish on the lowest

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Summer photography fun with kids: Traffic lights

Looking for some fun photographic ideas for kids this summer? Try melting some different colored icypoles (what we call popsicles in Australia) and capture the fun. I used red, green and orange (just like traffic lights). It can also be

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Quick Tip: Try fog in a can

Using a fog machine indoors — especially in a small, unvented room — can be challenging. On your next shoot, try Atmosphere Aerosol, a.k.a. Fog in a Can. Atmosphere Aerosol looks like hairspray, but without the choking fumes. It enables photographers to add

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Summer photography fun with kids: Traffic lights

Looking for some fun photographic ideas for kids this summer? Try melting some different colored icypoles (what we call popsicles in Australia) and capture the fun. I used red, green and orange (just like traffic lights). It can also be

Read More

Quick Tip: Try fog in a can

Using a fog machine indoors — especially in a small, unvented room — can be challenging. On your next shoot, try Atmosphere Aerosol, a.k.a. Fog in a Can. Atmosphere Aerosol looks like hairspray, but without the choking fumes. It enables photographers to add

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Portrait Tips: Great Eyes Start At The Toes

The eyes are the most important part of a portrait, and the expression in the eyes makes the difference between a well-lit picture and a stunning portrait. You’ll notice that when people look into the camera you have about .026

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