Category Archives: Photo Tips & Technique

Want that dreamy glow?  Here are our tips and tricks for natural light photography! As photographers, we know that light is the most critical aspect of photography.  By why is light so important?  And how does it affect our images? First, we need to understand the basic concept of light in photography.  To take a picture, …

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So, you’ve been asked by a local organization to shoot a speed skating event, but have no idea where to start? Come along with me as I take you through the important and key parts of nailing speed skating photography? What is Speed Skating?  The first key to mastering speed skating photography is by knowing …

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 Interested in sports photography?! We’ve got you covered! Typically, the name of the game in sports photography is being able to capture intense action and freeze a moment in time. Many people will ask, “What settings are best for sports photography?” As in any type of photography, the exact settings will depend on many variables …

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No studio?  No problem!  Start with these photoshoot ideas at home to grow your skills and business! One of the biggest misconceptions about photography is that you have to seek picturesque and perfect locations to take beautiful photographs.  But one essential skill of photographers is seeing the beauty and potential in the ordinary.  You don’t …

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Have you found yourself wondering: What the heck is aspect ratio? You’re not alone. Aspect ratio a fundamental photography concept that can be quite confusing at first. Chances are, you’ve seen numbers representing common ratios, including: 1:1 3:2 4:3 5:4 7:5 8.5:11 16:9 What do these numbers mean? And how can they make a difference in …

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Abstract photography is a wonderful way to express yourself by taking photos that appeal to you– allowing you to create your own style of art. To define abstract photography, remember that it is a non-objective and non-concrete type of photography that does not rely on traditional subjects. Like other forms of abstract art, it can …

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Wondering what wedding photography gear you need to shoot some upcoming nuptials?  Say I do to this comprehensive guide! You’ve booked your first solo wedding and you are ridiculously excited.  Like squealing, jumping up and down excited.  And that’s when the panic sets in.  What wedding photography gear do you need to shoot a successful …

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Learning composition in photography is a critical element of photography basics. The ability to understand composition techniques can genuinely help you make a difference in your photography, allowing you to take better photos every time. There are several different rules to keep in mind when planning the perfect picture taking session, including the following: 10 …

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Don’t know where to start? Here are a few tricks for nailing your next photo shoot. They say it is best to be prepared.  And when it comes to scheduling a photo shoot with clients, the key to having a smooth session is all in the preparation.  Whether you are planning a quick family session …

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Hoping to try your hand at Still Life photography? With so many styles and genres of photography, there is none as versatile as Still Life.  It gives the photographer the most creative freedom, as you control all aspects of the image from composition, lighting to the subject matter.  It is also one of the best …

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 Looking for some tips on photography for beginners?  We have you covered! There.  See that mark right there?  Those two little red marks on your arm?  That’s where you got bit by the photography bug.  You love taking photos with your cell phone.  Kids, friends, food, vacay…if you experience it, you document it in a …

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Wondering how your favourite landscape photographer gets such stunning Instagram worthy fall pictures? Read on for 9 pointers to enhance your autumn photos. Autumn is probably the most eye catching time of the year for photography. The bright colored leaves are irresistible and the weather is usually in your favor so you’re not suffering from …

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Where Do I Start On Camera Settings for Night Photography? Most people look up at the night sky and ponder alien life, the vastness of the universe or the relative smallness of their own existence.  Photographers just want to know what settings to use to capture an amazing night photo. Night Photography can be a …

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Interested in how to use a ring light in your photography? We’re here to explain the use of ring lights and when they are beneficial! “Why don’t my beauty and fashion images look this good?” Many beginning photographers ask this question. Sometimes, an apparent lack of quality is caused by a missing piece of equipment …

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Want to dive head first into cake smash photography? Here are our tips and tricks for achieving those sweet and savory images! Have you heard of the term “Cake Smash”? This type of 1st (or even 30th!) birthday photo shoot has become a fun way to capture all of the excitement of birthday milestones! It …

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Getting ready to jump head first into maternity photography?! Read on for our 13 secrets to success! Maternity photography is such a beautiful opportunity to capture the glowing mom to be right before the arrival of her new baby! You have the opportunity to make her feel like a million bucks, but you also need …

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