Travel Photography: What to Pack


*Post contains affiliate links. Thanks for supporting Click it Up a Notch. Traveling overseas is exciting and stressful all at the same time. My husband and I went to Europe for two weeks and while I couldn’t wait to get over there the stress of what photography gear to pack on top of all the […]

5 tips for taking pictures in public


You bought the fancy DSLR, worked hard to master shooting in manual, all so you could capture your life beautifully right? So why does it sit on your desk or in your bag, while real life happens around you outside of your house?  Are you afraid you’ll break your expensive gear (valid fear!! I hear […]

Lens Distortion: What Every Photographer Should Know

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*This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for supporting Click it Up a Notch. Ever wondered why your subjects look disproportioned in certain images compared to real life? Or why buildings look like they are tipping? Chances are it’s due to lens distortion.  And no matter how expensive your lens, all have some distortion. The […]

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 Steps to make a Photo Book in Lightroom

Tips to stream line your photo book creation

*Post contains affiliate links. Thanks in advance if you support Click it Up a Notch. If you are anything like me, you’ve been dutifully practicing all of the amazing tutorials Courtney and her contributors provide on a weekly basis on this blog. Perhaps you purchased Courtney’s ebook The Unexpected Everyday and have been working through […]