photography tips

While I prefer candid shots of children doing things they enjoy, I realize that some people (family in particular) would like to have posed pictures to frame. So, at the request of a friend, here are a few tips for shooting portrait photos of your children (or grandchildren)… (For this experiment I switched from my […]

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The Eyes Have It (Photography Wednesday)

by SomeGirl on June 21, 2011 · 4 comments

Today we’re going to try something new… I’m giving you an assignment to help facilitate your learning! (Don’t worry, it won’t be graded.) ;) First, make sure your camera is not set to have everything in focus (see your manual or google your camera model with the words “set focus”).  While you’re at it, find […]

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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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Well, I did something I never thought I would, and that I’ve been quite intimidated by… I put my camera in Shutter Priority mode (TV on a Canon, S on a Nikon). I know that introduction sounds crazy, but my husband has tried to explain shutter priority mode to me for quite some time and […]

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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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Tips for Shooting Personal Photos

by SomeGirl on May 10, 2011 · 19 comments

When it comes to shooting personal photos: Pick up your camera, look through the lens, move it all around while asking yourself… What do I see? What do I want to see? How can I show the same thing in a different way? (tried to get both boys in view but you get the idea, […]

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