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DIY Pop Up Studio

By Jenna Andersen on April 30th, 2014

As my daughter approached her first birthday, I started to think about how to capture her at this stage in her development. Most of my work is done on-location with…

Wedding Photography 101: Building a Portfolio

By Stephanie Williams on April 23rd, 2014

It takes time to develop a great wedding portfolio that will get you hired by the best wedding photographers and eventually, the right kind of couples. Begin by studying gorgeous…

Weekend Photography Projects: Experiment with Panning

By Kristen Duke on April 18th, 2014

Panning is a photography technique that is often associated with sports photography. Usually for sports, the photographer is trying to show motion in the background and capture a crisp subject.…

Landscape Photography: ND Grad Filters

By Anthony Luke on April 16th, 2014

"The sky is the daily bread of the eyes." — Ralph Waldo Emerson Do you want to take landscape images to the next level? Make use of graduated neutral density…

Five Easy Steps to Taking Better Outdoor Portraits

By Sarah Cornish on April 11th, 2014

Living in Colorado, the landscapes are simply breathtaking, and anytime I head outdoors, it is hard to not notice the ambiance of any given location. I relocated here after being…

Wedding Photography: Second Shooting

By Stephanie Williams on April 4th, 2014

Learning how to tell your couple’s story through emotionally stirring and comprehensive imagery is one of the most essential skills a wedding photographer must have. A great way to build…

Tips for Photographing Newborns

By Joy Bianchi Brown on April 2nd, 2014

They say that the best client is one you already have. If you are a wedding photographer, you might want to think about how to keep those clients — and…

Digitizing Childhood Artwork

By Jenna Andersen on March 11th, 2014

My son attends a wonderful play-based preschool where they learn through experimentation and creativity. It didn't take long for the artwork sent home to start collecting in stacks all over…

Concentrate on Your Core Business

By Tom Miles on March 6th, 2014

When you're just starting out as a professional photographer, it can be very easy to think you can save costs by simply doing everything yourself, rather than paying specialists lots…

How to Take Portraits in Patches of Wildflowers

By Jenna Andersen on March 4th, 2014

You’re driving down the road in early spring after a long dark winter. Off to your left you see a patch of colorful wildflowers, and you immediately start thinking about…