Spark Creativity! Photography For Kids

It's no surprise that children love to be creative. Any chance they can use their crayons, play with play-dough or legos to build or bake in the kitchen with mom or dad, they are first in line even from the earliest of ages. Even today, as I write this, my seven year old son's remote …

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5 Things To Look For When Buying A Camera for Kids

The most common question I receive as a professional photographer and Mom is, "What Camera Should I Buy For My Child"?. I've been a professional photographer for over 10 years and have a 7 year old son who has been interested in photography since he was three years old. I have walked the "which camera …

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DIY Portable V-Flat + Video

*Affiliate links below to support my coffee habit!* Having a portable V-Flat in your photography kit can provide a unique tool when creating images for your clients. A V-Flat can be used as a background or a tool to bounce or absorb light on your subject. Have you ever thought about making your own portable …

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My Top 3 Beach Photography Tips That Will Instantly Improve Your Images

I recently hosted a number of Mommy & Me Photography classes and had so much fun teaching tips and tricks to a group of moms who wanted to learn how to take quality photos of their kids. When setting up these classes, I stressed that no fancy equipment was necessary. The only prerequisite was an …

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Easy Editing Tips: Lightroom and Snapseed Applications

This week I wanted to demonstrate some quick editing tips to show you how a great image can turn into an amazing image.  I recall one of my photography school instructors quoting Ansel Adams "You don't take an image, you create an image", which struck a cord with me because I believe most people click the …

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