Zone System: The Basics

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Zone System: A Little History Lesson First, we will start with a little history lesson. The Zone System was developed by the well known photographers Ansel Adams and Fred Archer.  Ansel Adams was known for his black and white landscape photographs and Fred Archer was a portrait photographer of Hollywood. The purpose of the Zone […]

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Lensbaby Inspiration


Like most people, every now and again you look at the photos you have taken and feel like there is something missing, you might want to take a more creative image but are not too sure how to do it or what you need? This was how I was feeling late last year, I attempted […]

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Photography Tip: Video Q & A

I love getting to give your a photography tip through these video posts. It is like we get to chat over coffee (or tea because I don’t drink coffee) and talk all things photography! Today’s question comes from JourneyK and she asks: “I would like to broaden my horizons by doing more of a “photojournalist” […]

Critique Me-Betsy of Betsy Hynes Photography

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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. Thank you to Betsy […]

Wedding Photography Lenses: What You Need to Know

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Courtney receives alot of questions about what to buy when it comes to wedding photography lenses, so I decided this would be a good topic to write on this month. I think lens choice can be a personal thing, but I’ll do my best to share what I have experienced along the way. Not interested […]

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