lighting

I’ve heard about the “golden hour” and how magical photos can turn out during it (the hour before sunset, or after sunrise). But I’ve never fully understood it until this week… My husband and I were sitting outside just before dinner a couple of days ago, when he pointed out how beautiful the grass and […]

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Once again, Michelle from So, I Married a Mennonite has inspired me… :) She wrote a great post yesterday called, “How to Shoot in Manual Mode for Beginners,” which I’ve been wanting to write/share for a few months now but haven’t. After thinking about her post and how tricky it can be for auditory learners […]

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Backlighting. I had heard of it, but didn’t understand it until I stopped by the Pioneer Woman’s blog one day and ran across this beautiful post: Frontlight vs. Backlight | Pioneer Woman Photography | Ree Drummond. She made a simple photo of cows look SO dreamy just by putting the cows between the sun and […]

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A Few Quick Photography Tips

by SomeGirl on June 14, 2011 · 14 comments

Boy, am I tired from a trip we took over the weekend! We left Friday morning for my husband to attend a mini-lypse with about a dozen other istock photographers about 5 hours away. The boys and I hung out at the hotel, with friends and at the pool quite a bit. It was a […]

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Yesterday we had our first watermelon of the summer and, as any good photographer with a blog, I wanted to document the moment with pictures. ;) As everyone gathered around the table for their own piece of summer goodness, I grabbed my camera and starting shooting right from where I sat. Here is what the […]

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