Depth of Field for Beginners

Depth of field by Cinnamon Wolfe via Click it Up a Notch

If you are anything like me, understanding depth of field (DOF) was one of the biggest hurdles you had to overcome when learning the technical aspects of photography and shooting in manual mode. I would read explanations online, see links to calculators, hear it described as “shallow” or “deep” and couldn’t make sense of it […]

Photography Pricing Tips

Photography pricing tips by Jenni Maroney via Click it Up a Notch

When it comes to starting a photography business one of the biggest struggles you may encounter is what to charge. Photography pricing can range from couple dollars to a couple of thousand. The key is figuring out what you need to charge so you can be profitable and not get burnt out. If I could […]

Sky Overlays: Photoshop Tutorial

Sky overlays | Photoshop tutorial by Amanda Glisson via Click it Up a Notch

I will admit I am just a bit obsessed with gorgeous skies. I mean really, who doesn’t enjoy looking at a colorful, creamy sky complementing their subject in the foreground? The problem is that when we, as photographers purchase sky overlays we risk our images looking like other photographers work because many other photographers have […]

Toddler Photography: 5 Tips to Photograph Them at the End of the Day

Toddler Photography tips by Katie Woodard via Click it Up a Notch

Toddlers are so fun! I love to photograph toddlers during the golden hour, that beautiful time just before sunset. I realize that the evening is not always the best time for toddlers, but it can be great, if you keep a few of the following tricks up your sleeve! Wether you are photographing a toddler […]

#1 Tip for Completing a Project 365

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Have you ever thought of doing a Project 365 but been overwhelmed at the idea of taking a photo every single day for a year? Read how to start a photography blog as a place to document your photography project. It seemed like a daunting task to me, so I wanted to find out what […]