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...
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....
March Photography Technique Challenge

March Photography Technique Challenge

The topic for this month’s photography technique challenge is Black and White.  Take your photos composing them specifically for conversion to black and white. Some things to remember to make this challenge a success: When composing your photos look at your...
February Photography Technique Challenge

February Photography Technique Challenge

The topic for this month’s photography technique challenge is Indoor.  I challenge you to only shoot indoor, at different times of the day, and in different lighting conditions.  The point of this challenge is to grow your skills in those low lighting...
How To Capture Catchlights

How To Capture Catchlights

One way to elevate your portrait photography is to capture catchlights in your subject’s eyes. If you are new to portraiture this may be a new term or you may have never paid attention. I challenge you to looks at your friends’ portraits, or even in a...
January Photography Technique Challenge

January Photography Technique Challenge

The January topic for the photography technique challenge is the f-stop challenge. For the month of January, I want you to choose an f-stop (aperture number) and stick with it all month. Shoot everything with that f-stop! You can choose to shoot wide open (low f-stop)...
Monthly Photography Technique Challenge

Monthly Photography Technique Challenge

The New Year means resolutions and plans for growth. Growing our photography skills requires just as much attention and planning as do fitness and money goals. A lot of us try to take on photography projects that are time-based, such as a 365 project or a weekly photo...
How To Pick a Camera Lens

How To Pick a Camera Lens

Have you have had your DSLR for a while and realized that the kit lenses that came with your camera are just not allowing you to get the pictures that you want? Or maybe you are going on vacation and want to minimize the amount of gear you are traveling with. ...
Creative Series: Snowy Night

Creative Series: Snowy Night

Today I am starting a new creative series of articles to help inspire and push your creativity (It will hopefully get me out of a rut as well!).  Every now and again I will pop in to share a shoot I have done and explain how I got the photos. I hope you will join...

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