Go-To Camera Lenses

*This post contains affiliate links. Thank you in advance if you support Click it Up a Notch. I get at least one email a day asking about lenses. What lens should I buy? What if I want to capture _______? We wrote an extensive series on camera lenses to try and help answer those questions. I know deciding what lens to buy can seem like a daunting task because there are so many options out there. One of my best pieces of advice is to narrow it down to one or two lenses you are interested in ...continue reading

Go-To Camera Lenses

10 Reasons You Need to Attend Click Away

10 Reasons You Need to Attend Click Away

I'm so excited and can't wait for September when I get to jet off to Salt Lake City for Click Away. Not only do I get to meet some of the amazing photographers I have gotten to know over the years, but I get to speak there as well. Eek! So excited! If you are curious about my classes you can read more about my sessions at Click Away here. Use the code: COURTNEYCA to get $60 off your registration. Check out these 10 reasons you need to be there. Are you going to Click Away? What ...continue reading

8 ways to improve your photography in one week

8 ways to improve your photography in one week

Whenever I learn something new or want to dive deeper into something, I am easily overwhelmed by the amount of information out there. So much to learn and so little time. I get how busy your life is, I'm a SAHM of 3 little ones and my free time is limited. But that shouldn't keep us from getting to learn new things. This is one of the reasons why I wrote The Unexpected Everyday: A 30 day challenge to improve your photography and document your kids. I wanted to make learning photography easy ...continue reading

Critique Me Submission

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How to Make a Watermark in Photoshop

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 your blog or Facebook. For those in business, it is a good way to advertise your business name to future clients as well as protecting your images from be used by someone ...continue reading