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Hip Grandma

Armed with a camera and an adventurous spirit.

Hi and welcome! I am Veronica Bareman, Hip Grandma, Wife, Mother, Photographer, and Adventurer!  As a passionate woman just starting the middle years of my life, I am here to share my journey with you and take you along on my many adventures in parenting and  grandparenting, and capturing it all in pictures!  Welcome to my little piece of the world.  Enjoy your time here.

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How to Shoot an Amazing Action Shot Using Panning

How do you go about capturing fast action when you’re shooting? Do you typically try to freeze action with your camera? Me, too… that is, until I discovered a technique called PANNING. Panning is the act of moving your camera at the same speed of a moving object in order to freeze the subject while showing intense movement in the background. It will take practice, but that along with a couple simple shifts of your settings and you can make it happen.

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6 Things You Need to Know if You Are a New Photographer

I was a grown mama with 5 kiddos that I decided to take the next step and actually learn how to take “real” photos with a “real” camera. Here are the top 5 things that I wish I knew when I started as a new photographer!

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Use these 11 Photography Prompts for Groups to Achieve Amazing Group Poses

Every photographer gets an opportunity (or the challenge) of shooting a big group of people. Let’s be honest; it can be intimidating to find group poses for a big group of people looking your way and waiting for direction. Try using Photography Prompts for groups to help your clients focus on having fun and interacting with one another.

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