Several years ago, I decided it was time to step up my photography skills. One of the first things I noticed when I started really studying my photos was that I didn’t have that creamy, soft, out of focus background that many pros were achieving. A before pic – notice that the background is very busy. How much better would this have looked if my subject popped from the background? Well – it would have been especially awesome if he […]
Every year, a day or two after thanksgiving, after the food has been served, the family entertained, the kids and grandkids hugged and kissed, and all the leftovers eaten, I look back and feel sad that I didn’t get enough photos of the day. You see, for me all of the responsibilities of hosting the Thanksgiving dinner means it’s the one day of the year that I set my camera aside and miss capturing those moments. This year I’m determined […]
Along my photography journey, I have had the pleasure of meeting some really fantastic photographers. Meet Alina Georgiev, based in Texas, who excels at her craft as a newborn photographer. Here’s a peek into my recent interview with Alina. Tell us the basics! Thank you so much for letting me pick your brain for my photography blog. Your work is incredible, and I’ve enjoyed watching some of your journey unfold since we’ve connected online. To start, we would love to […]
Are you looking for ways to rock some awesome nighttime photos? Here’s everything you ever wanted to know to get you started taking incredible photos after dark! Nighttime Photography is easy when you know the basics! First (and most important in any photography situation) is learning how to master manual mode. Once you have a basic handle on that, you can start to stretch into different lighting conditions and still get photos that rock! You might find it even more […]
I had my “fancy” DSLR camera for well over 10 year before I took the time to learn how to use it to its fullest potential. I can’t believe I waited so long. Don’t you do the same!