6 Underwater Photography Tips

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Summer is my favorite season. I love the heat! Which isn’t really something you hear coming from many Georgians. But to me summer means the kids are out of school and we will be spending a lot of time outdoors and in the water. So, naturally, I became interested in underwater photography as it has […]

Speed Light Photography for Beginners

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*Post contains affiliate links. Thank you in advance if you support Click it Up a Notch. When I named this article “Speed Light Photography for Beginners” what I really mean is, I got my flash less than a week ago and I’m going to show you what I’ve learned so far. If you have been […]

How to Make a Watermark in Photoshop


Earlier, Courtney posted a tutorial on how to make a watermark in Lightroom. Today, I’ll do a quick tutorial using screenshots on how to make watermark in Photoshop. I’m using CS6, but the steps should the same or similar in other versions of Photoshop. Watermarking your images is very important when using your images on […]

Creative Lighting Tips: Using Natural Reflectors in Your Home

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It is no secret that I love dramatic lighting. And I love shooting indoors, especially during the winter months. But as the winter drags on, I feel the need to get a little creative to keep all of my pictures from looking the same. One of my favorite things to do is to play with […]

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Photography Composition: 4 Types of Framing

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Framing, photographically speaking, is one of my favorite ways to emphasize the subject I’m photographing. Framing immediately brings attention to your subject. Whether it be a very literal frame (that went through a popular “prop” phase), environmental, or structural framing, framing with light or lack of light, they all work well to bring the viewer’s […]

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