3 ways to tell your story with photos instead of words

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There are so many ways to help your viewer understand why you snapped the shutter at just the moment you did, from adding a title to your image that sheds some light on what was happening to writing some background for the image that you are sharing.  Many times I find that I have stopped […]

Lensbaby LM-10 Sweet Spot Lens Review

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What is that quote about the best camera being the one that you have with you? For many of us that means our phones. Lucky for us, Lensbaby, the maker of my favorite line of creative effect lenses (like the Lensbaby Spark and the Composer Pro) has a lens for your mobile phone called the […]

5 Tips for Photographing an Older Only Child

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*Post contains affiliate. There are tons of tips for photographing your family, siblings, and younger kids both in lifestyle and posed sessions. But sometimes I feel stuck for ways to get creative shooting my only (and slightly older) child. Here are some tips that I use to help me out of a shooting rut. 1. […]

5 Beach Photography Tips

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If you are wanting to capture images while at the beach then you need to read these beach photography tips. From protecting your gear to tackling the light, this tutorial has lots of information you can’t miss. 1. Protect your gear It is so important to protect your gear when you are shooting at the […]

Food photography – Behind the Scenes

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*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 […]