photography tips

Photography Classes Coming Soon!

by SomeGirl on August 17, 2013 · 6 comments

  Wow, time flies! It’s hard to believe that it’s been nearly a year since I last posted… but what a sweet year it’s been. My little one (who’s not so little anymore) and I had some great “just us” days while my oldest was off at school. My oldest progressed greatly with his reading […]

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Take advantage of any time you’re all going to be dressed up… a wedding, birthday party, or in this case, an adoption party for some dear friends. Choose a well-lit spot If outside, try to shoot in the early morning or late afternoon when the light isn’t so harsh. During the bright part of the […]

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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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How to Take Sharper Photos and Avoid Blur

by SomeGirl on March 12, 2012 · 15 comments

Let me start today’s post by saying, “Don’t wait too long to transfer your photos from your card to computer!” Last night I went to get some pics from a fun photo day with the boys and my card read “no files” … I couldn’t get it to open anywhere. 900 photos gone in a […]

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I’ve feel so scatter-brained lately… My intentions were to wake up this morning and write a photography post. Then I followed my boys outside… And got lost in observing their play. Now, after some time playing outside and a run to the grocery store, I remembered what it was I wanted to do here this […]

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Ok, let’s visit manual mode again… I put together a little chart to help those of you just venturing out. It’s a basic guideline for where to start with ISO, aperture, and shutter speed in different lighting. And a helpful companion to the video tutorial I shared a few months ago: AVery Beginner’s Guide to […]

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