Food photography – Behind the Scenes


*Post contains affiliate links. Thanks in advance for supporting Click it Up a Notch. I have always loved to see how people set up their shots for all areas of photography.  I like to see the food photography behind the scenes and often it is a nice reminder that not everyone has a beautiful natural […]

3 Ways to Stay Inspired in the Winter Months


It is that time of the year again, the days have been shorter, the weather has been unpredictable, and staying inspired to shoot has had me wandering around looking for that excitement about photography.  Here are three things that have helped me recently to get back that inspiration to shoot. 1.  Look for a photography […]

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Photography Composition Series: Creating Balance & Symmetry

Photography Composition: Creating Balance and Symmetry via Click it Up a Notch

The way you view the world helps shape the way you compose your images with your camera.  The details you choose to include (or leave out) when composing your images tell a story.  They tell the story through your own personal perspective. You can utilize compositional strategies to help strengthen your message to the viewer […]

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Lessons from Shooting Film

shooting film

It seems like film is all the rage right now, trending everywhere you look from Facebook to forums to blog posts.  I figured with all the great resources out there this would be a great time to give film a try. Here is what I learned (with my disclaimer that I am very much a […]

Canon Lens Comparison

50mm 1.2

*This post contains affiliate links. Thank you in advance for your support. One of my favorite things to look for when I am considering buying a new lens {or just wondering what else is out there} is to see comparisons between lenses. So, I thought it would be fun to do this exact thing with […]

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