6 Tips to Improve Your Background


There are so many elements that go into creating a compelling and memorable image but a background that complements your subject is often overlooked.  I remember when I was just starting out in photography and I would see a location that I thought would make a great background but I was never satisfied with the […]

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Before and After Editing: Clean Edit


Hi all, today I wanted to show you one of my basic clean edits that is in my workflow. I love this photo of my daughter that I took with my Lensbaby Spark but as you can see it needs some brightening and warmth to it. So we will start with my SOOC photo. First […]

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Letters to Our Children – April 2013


I am a part of another blog circle, what can I say they are fun and encourage me to shoot for myself. In this circle, we write a letter to our children once a month. I decided to use these letters as lessons and things I want my girls to learn. Plus, I have a […]

Photography Tips: Over 100 Tutorials

photography tips over 100 tutorials

I updated my “New Here” page with over 100 photography tips and tutorials but since many of you are not new, I thought I would write it as a post as well. I want to share with you everything I have learned over the past couple of years and help you along your journey! Whether […]

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Critique Me – Erin Chauvin

Copyright Erin Chauvin

Remember: -Read How to Critique a Photo -Make a critique sandwich – something positive, something you would have done differently, something positive -My rule: no improvement tip = deleted comment -This will benefit the person leaving the photo critique just as much if not more than the person receiving the critique. Thanks to Erin Chauvin […]