Recently engaged? Congratulations! One of the first things you’ll want to do is to have an engagement photoshoot; this is a great way to share your news with loved ones. Plus, you can use your engagement photos as decoration on your big day. A canvas print of a favorite engagement photo makes a great alternative to a wedding guest book! Of course, hiring a photographer to shoot your couples’ photos can be a bit pricey. Some wedding photographers will include a free engagement session as part of a package, but what if you haven’t found your wedding photographer yet? Fortunately, … Read more
Whether you’ve been a professional photographer for years or have just started playing with photography as more than just a casual hobby, you can make resolutions that will help take your photography to the next level in 2016. New Year’s resolutions for photographers can take many forms, from creative resolutions that will have you looking into different styles of photography to resolutions to try out new equipment. There’s a whole year ahead waiting to be captured, and you’re just the person to do it!
Start by finding a 365-day challenge that has you taking pictures every day or a more … Read more
The web is an amazing place for anyone seeking to learn something new — especially if you’re just beginning to dabble in photography. We know how daunting it can be to get started. There’s a huge range of cameras, lenses, equipment, programs, and techniques to get acquainted with. So we’ve rounded up 5 great resources to help you on your quest to learn a new art. Good luck!
HELPFUL SITES TO LEARN THE BASICS
One of our favorite (and free!) sites for any level of photography is Digital Photography School. It’s chalk full of tutorials, recommendations on equipment, post-processing … Read more
Your family photos are likely some of your most prized possessions. There are so many clever and adorable ways that you can showcase your loved ones through the art of photography. We’ve scoured some photography sites so that we could share some lovely family photo ideas with you. What do you think of our suggestions? Share with us in the comments!
Don’t forget to display your family photography for all to see! Turn it into unique photo to canvas prints.
We’re sure you’ve got some great summer vacation plans on the horizon, and you’ll want to be prepared to preserve those memories before you go. The best way to remember a trip is through photography, but taking some share worthy photographs is not always the easiest. The folks over at Lifehacker have shared their top 5 tips that have you taking better vacation shots in no time!
1. Keep a close eyes on the corners and edges of your frame — you don’t want anything obstructing the photo. This can take away from the subject you are capturing. This will … Read more
We’ve covered some helpful tips on how to photograph fireworks in the past. With Canada Day and Independence Day being celebrated this week, we thought it was fitting to post some extra tips from our friends over at Photojojo. They’ve shared some great “quick ‘n dirty” suggestions on how to capture the best shots during a fireworks display.
– Location, location, location: Search for the best spot to capture your photos before the show begins. Make sure you’re downwind from the fireworks and that your view is free of any obstructions.
– Manual focus: It’s … Read more
We recently stumbled upon an awesome article by the folks over at decor8 who were sharing 16 Ideas for Photographing Kids for Instagram. Instagram is such a hot social media tool right. They wanted to explore not only tips on taking great shots, but also tips on keeping your kids safe when you’re posting their photos online. Here’s what they had to say:
1. If you’re sharing pics of your kids, don’t take them in front of your home. If you must, make sure you omit the house number.
2. Don’t ever geo-tag your location when you post from … Read more
If you’re new to the art and looking for some helpful photography tips, here’s where to start off. Learning all of the essentials to pack in your camera bag is a must. The last thing you need when starting out is to be missing a crucial tool while on a shoot.
We’ve created this helpful infographic to help point you in the right direction while packing up your photography gear. From extra lenses, to garbage bags, to business cards — we’ve got it all covered. Good luck!
Have some great photos you’d love to see up on your walls? Check … Read more