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 […]

Travel Photography: What to Pack

Photography gear to pack for Europe

*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

lens distortion graphic

*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 […]