How To DIY School Portraits

How To DIY School Portraits

Having yearly school portraits of your children is extremely important in documenting your family and keeping those memories for generations.  The problem is that the school portraits you get from the school are most times cheesy, have horrible lighting, the...
Tips and Tricks to Avoid Using On-Camera Flash

Tips and Tricks to Avoid Using On-Camera Flash

Shooting indoors in low light or outdoors near evening can be challenging and our first instinct is to use the on-camera flash.  While this is an easy way to light up the subject you are photographing, it is actually the worst thing you can do to a photo. Using...
How To Improve Your Photography This Weekend

How To Improve Your Photography This Weekend

Improving your photography skills can be as simple as just picking up your camera. But sometimes we need actionable tasks to help get us started. Below are 7 ways to improve your photography this weekend. Whether you choose one item a weekend or try to do all 8 in one...
10 Best Mother’s Day Gifts for the Mommy Photographer

10 Best Mother’s Day Gifts for the Mommy Photographer

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and some of you may be looking for that great gift to get your Mom or Wife.  This is a pretty special day and these Moms work really hard to take care of everyone in the family, so they deserve a little something special....
16 Photography Gifts for Dad

16 Photography Gifts for Dad

Whether you are looking for gifts for Father’s Day, Christmas, a birthday, or just an ordinary day, the suggestions below will be sure to please any Dad photographer.  Dads who are photographers are usually tech minded and love receiving photo equipment to play...
How to DIY a Padded Lens Case

How to DIY a Padded Lens Case

*This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you, if you make a purchase using this link. If you own a DSLR camera then you probably own at least 2 lenses if not more.  It is very important to protect those lenses....
18 Things To Do With Your New DSLR Camera

18 Things To Do With Your New DSLR Camera

So you just purchased a new DSLR camera.  There are a few things you need to do to get the most out of your new DSLR camera and get those great photos you made the purchase for.  Let’s dive into the top 18 things you need to do with your new DSLR camera. 1. Charge...
DSLR Photography for Beginners – The Definitive Guide

DSLR Photography for Beginners – The Definitive Guide

Are you new to DSLR photography?  Did you just get your very first DSLR camera?  Have you had your DSLR camera for a while and need a refresher?  If you answered yes to any of those questions then this article is for you.  We will cover every aspect of DSLR...
What is Shutter Speed

What is Shutter Speed

Understanding shutter speed in DSLR photography is essential to being able to take a variety of different photos.  Shutter speed works with Aperture and ISO to expose the photo and when all of them are used in the right combination, make a properly exposed photo.  In...
What Is Aperture

What Is Aperture

There are many fancy camera terms out there and Aperture seems to be the word that freaks people out the most.  Have no fear I will explain what Aperture is, show you with pictures how aperture will affect your photos, and show you how to choose the right settings....

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