Critique Me-Becca of Becca DuVal Photography

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 Becca of Becca DuVal Photography for submitting the following image. Thanks as well to her model, Laura of Laura Karoline Photogprahy Settings: f/2.8, SS ...continue reading

Critique Me-Becca of Becca DuVal Photography

Vote Top 5-July 2012

Vote Top 5-July 2012

Loved so many of these images! I could hear the laughter and smell the summertime in your photos!! Just beautiful!! Thank you for sharing these with us!! As always, it was so hard to narrow it down. Please take a moment to vote for your favorite. Top 5 - July 2012 1. Lisa J Photography 2. Gigi Marie Photography 3. The Willey's 4. The Stiles Files 5. Ni Hao Y'all ...continue reading

Photographer Interviews: Megan Cieloha

Photographer Interviews: Megan Cieloha

I am so excited about this interview! If you have followed my blog then you know that Megan Cieloha was the one who taught me how to shoot in manual mode. She is a dear friend of mine and we met when we were stationed together prior to us moving to Japan. I remember seeing her images and begging her to teach me everything she knew about the exposure triangle. She is a constant inspiration for me and many others especially since she is now the Director of CMUniveristy at Clickin' Moms. 1. ...continue reading

What to Wear in Family Photos-August 2012

What to Wear in Family Photos-August 2012

I can't decide which I love more, the red wedges or the hat for the guy! How fun of an accessory is a hat?!? What is your favorite accessory to wear in family photos? ...continue reading

Presets and Actions: Working Smarter Not Harder

Presets and Actions: Working Smarter Not Harder

I asked a while ago on our Facebook page if they believed using presets was working smarter not harder or cheating. There were many different opinions shared and I loved reading them all. I decided to share what I think about them and how they can help and hurt you. Personally, I adore presets. However, I took a Lightroom workshop through Clickin' Moms by Lynne Rigby before I ever let myself purchase presets. I really wanted to learn how to edit my images without presets. I wanted to ...continue reading