Crickets. That's what I should hear based off of how eerily quiet it is. I quickly get up from my computer desk, which mind you has already been moved into the dining room to be able to watch the kids while I work. Hesitantly following the trail of toilet paper only to find my son feeding his sister … [Read more...] about Photography Business & Life | You Need Balance!
When I first started doing photography, I had no idea what I was doing. It's the truth. I quickly tried to gather as much information from as many photographers as I could, but I would later find out you have to be careful about who you talk to. Not only do some photographers only see you as … [Read more...] about Why I was shooting with my lens in manual focus and why I was WRONG!
I think most of us started out taking photos because we enjoyed it. We loved the interactions between people and the raw emotion that we could capture that could be relived through our work. As we delve deeper into the business aspects of photography, we get busy with pricing and marketing. Too … [Read more...] about 5 Great Photography Organizations to be Passionate About
I think it is safe to say that we are all on the same page when it comes to automating our workflow in Photoshop, making corrections is hard work, it’s very time consuming and as a photographer time is money. Automation is a must especially when it comes to making corrections to our images because … [Read more...] about Automating Your Workflow in Photoshop | Making Corrections
Tell me if this scenario (true story of mine, of course) fits you: Purchase (or find free) all kinds of awesome Actions and Presets, etc! Download to computer. Move to Lightroom/Photoshop proper folders. Computer dies. Actions and Presets die with it. Lol! I hope that didn't happen … [Read more...] about How to Organize and Backup Digital Downloads
I asked my friend Caroline Seavey of Heartfelt Photography to write a guest post today! She has experience with this! And don't miss the bottom of the page where I have to show you a picture of her adorable doggies Mosby and Fenny! -Jill I was very hesitant at first to do sports photography, … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Streamline Your Team Sports Photography and make it more Profitable!
Thank you to my friend Jill Reid of Raindancer Studios for giving her advice for this article! Photographers, are you overwhelmed by the thought of photographing a wedding? Don’t be! All you need is a gallon of organization, a quart of flexibility, a cup of confidence and a teaspoon of joy. I’m … [Read more...] about 8 Wedding Photographer Planning Tips to ROCK the Day!
Love the artistic feel achieved by tilt-shift or Lensbaby lens? Love Macro? Not yet ready to commit to new lenses? You need to try out some freelensing! It's a technique where you detach your lens (50mm +) from your camera and flip-it backwards or tilt the lens (we refer to this technique as Bacro … [Read more...] about A photogHer’s Guide to Freelensing
This post is 3rd post in this G+ Crash-Course for Photographers Series. Find the other posts here! This is my third article in this series. Since everyone who comes to G+ was first on Facebook, sometimes G+ can be extra confusing because Facebook has us programmed to do it their way! Posting … [Read more...] about G+ Crash Course for Photographers | Posting Tips and Etiquette
You know the ones...you probably have one in your own family. Yeah. Someone who actually PLANS to be LATE. Like that is it is "fashionable". And well, it is not in the least bit cool when your clients show up late. But you know what happens. You are sitting in your car or at your … [Read more...] about Add Value to your Precious Time with a Late Policy