Fall Photography Ideas

 This week is the official start of fall! Fall is one of my favorites times of year to photograph. The changing leaves provide a beautiful backdrop and the cooler weather allows us to stay out longer without sweating! And the lighting? It’s when the Golden Hours are at their best. The light is warm and adds great […]

15 Photos that Tell a Story

 This week was all about using our photography to tell a story. More specially, I challenged you to tell your story in only 5 photographs, boy did you rise to the challenge! It can be hard to fit the story into only 5 frames but you took my tips and made it work! This week also gave […]

Telling a Story with 5 Photos

 As a photographer, I use my photographs to tell a story. Even when I am photographing families, I try to have the photos reflect their family story. I do this by capturing their personalities, use poses to convey a feeling, and definitely use my setting to enhance. There are times when the story is easy […]

Reflecting on Our Photography Journey

 This week, we took a break from techniques and lessons and looked back on the things that we have learned on this photography journey. I have been wanting to write that post for a while now and it seemed like the right time. In turn, I loved looking through the Facebook pictures and seeing what you […]

10 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Photography

 I first picked up my big girl dSLR camera four years ago. I knew nothing about a dSLR when I purchased it but I knew it could do amazing things. My husband made me promise him that I would learn how to use and not just let it be an expensive point and shoot camera. And I did. I […]

15 Letter Photographs

 I knew you guys would love this challenge! It’s a favorite of mine and really helps you stretch your creativity. You opened your eyes and looked around you to find the letters that are hidden in every day objects. Here are this week’s 15 letter photographs! 1. Carmen Carde – I love this take on the letter […]

Creative Photography: A to Z Photography Project

 When I am not photographing adorable children and smiling families, I have a little project on the side. I am currently working on an A to Z photography project. It is a great way to for me to exercise my creativity and photograph something other than people. It’s a great photography rut buster and can help expand […]

15 Light Filled Photographs

 This week, your challenge was to find the light to enhance your photographs. From the golden hours to after dark, you were definitely on a mission to find the best lighting for your subjects. Here are this week’s 15 light filled photographs.   1. Vivian Clibon – I love the golden hours, especially at the beach! 2. Becky […]

Finding the Light to Enhance Your Photography

 Being a natural light photographer, I am always on the hunt for the perfect lighting. When you are working with a natural light source, you have to train your eyes to find the light, to see how it will affect your photo. Over the years, I have learned some tips and tricks that would help […]

15 Creative Photographs

 This week, I challenged you to get creative! From changing your angles to look at your subject in a new way to playing around with your focal points, it looked like you had a lot of fun finding ways to get creative with your camera. It was really hard to pick only 15 photos this […]