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

8 ways to improve your photography in one week

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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

iPhone Photography Tips and Inspiration

iPhone Photography Tips and Inspiration

Use these iPhone photography tips to grow your photography. As a photographer I am struck by little bits of beauty throughout the day. I can’t help but notice how pretty the light changes through a window as a cloud cover passes. Shadows and shapes catch my eye and my mind immediately thinks up a dramatic black and white composition. Contrasting colors or soft tones have me searching for another element to add to the scene that would make that image really pop. Photographers are ...continue reading

Letters to Our Children – March 2014

Letters to Our Children – March 2014

Not only do I love writing these letters to my girls but I love that this forces me to get them together to take a photo of all 3 of them. Some of my favorite pictures of the three of them together were prompted by this blog circle. Head over to Barb Riley's blog to continue through the circle. Dear girls, Go after your dreams! Whatever you decide you want to do with your life, do it completely and with your whole heart. Don't do something half-heartedly. It will show. Anything worth ...continue reading