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Fall Photography Ideas

I love summer, but Autumn has my heart. Crisp bright days, chunky knitwear, new stationary (I might not be in school but I'm still a stationary addict). I love this season, and it's just so beautiful for photoshoots. So grab your camera and yours scarf mama, and let's...

Why You Should Shoot Everyday to Improve Your Photography

A few months after I got my first camera, I joined a project 365 with an awesome group of ladies on Facebook. Each day we shared at least one photo we'd taken. We started the project in September, so pretty soon the nights got dark and it got harder to get outside to...

Beginners Photography Guide – ISO

Today we're looking at the third part of the exposure triangle, ISO.There are three ways your camera can get light for an imageOpen the Aperture in the lens - See Beginners Guide to Phtotography part 1 - ApertureOpen the shutter speed - See Beginners Guide...

How to improve your images just by moving your feet

Hey there mamas Today I've got another super easy composition tip for you. Your perspective Changing your perspective can have a massive effect on your images. Every time I go out which my daughter, I see parents taking photos on their phones. And everytime I see many...

Beginners Photography Guide: Shutter Speed

OK, so let's continue our beginners photography guide with shutter speed. If you're just joining us, go back and check out the first part of this guide, Beginners Photography Guide: Aperture. Then when you're ready, head back here. What is Shutter Speed? Shutter speed...

Another Super Simple Composition Tip For Beginners

Last week I showed you a really simple composition tool to improve your photos - cropping in close.  One of the reasons cropping in close is so useful is that it avoids background distractions. Background distractions are not great in photographs for a few...

How to Use Open Shade to Get Beautiful Images in Harsh Light

Tell me if this sounds familiar.You're enjoying the beautiful sunshine, so you take some photos. But your images are not what you expected. the light is too harsh. Your children are squinting and there are dark shadows on their faces.The midday sun is a...

Living Arrows 02/09

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”by Kahlil GibranToday, I'm linking up with Living Arrows, where each Monday we celebrate our children with an image that captures childhood.Last week, despite the dodgy weather, we...

How to Use Natural Light Indoors

One thing I know lots of new photographers struggle with is taking photos indoors. Indoors, there's much less light than outside, and since light is key for photography (photography means 'drawing with light'), that can be a problem. But there...

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