Does large group photography scare you?! Here’s why it shouldn’t! Large group photography seems really intimidating, but when you break it down, it’s actually much easier than you think! In fact, if you go in prepared, it can even take LESS time than a regular family session. Here are 12 tips and …

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I Bet You’d Never Guess Your Photography Profile Picture Matters! Have you put much thought into your Facebook, Instagram or your “About Page” profile picture on your website?  Maybe you have, but you’re not sure if you chose the right one.  We’re here to help! We’re in the business of creating beautiful …

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A in-depth discussion on comparing the 50mm 1.8 vs 1.4 so you know which one is best for you! When it comes to prime camera lenses the 50mm lens is a classic. Its the lens that everyone shoots on when they first take black and white photography in high school. Its the …

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Introduction In this article, I am going to give you some practical ideas to help with one-month baby photography. I will also try to guide you in baby photography in general and give some pointers I have learned over the years. There is no need to be afraid of baby photography and …

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The Basics Of Flash Photography: 3 Simple Tips ETTL. Manual Mode. 1/8th firing power. Bouncing the light. Sound familiar yet? Yes my friends, all of these terms are related to the use of flash in photography. More specifically, the proper use of flash. This is one of those subjects that doesn’t get …

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Backing up your photos is a must these days. Since there are no longer hard copies of photos, digital copies of photographs must be guarded like gold. In this article, I will explain why it is so important to keep your files in multiple places. I will also talk about different ways …

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Having trouble naming your photography business? Let us help! So maybe you’re just starting out, or have been in business for 10 years and want to make a change. Either way, naming your photography business is clearly one of the most important parts of establishing yourself in your local photography market, and …

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Introduction If you have been doing photography for any amount of time, you probably have heard the term f-stop. Aperture is another term for f-stop and they get used interchangeably. But what does f-stop mean and why is it important to photography? In this article I am going to explain what f-top …

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Your confidence and business will grow when you stop comparing yourself to other photographers “That is so beautiful. Why don’t my photos look like that?” “Her work is so good. I will never be as good as her.” “Compared to that, my work is trash.” “I wish I had taken that photo …

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Introduction We talk a a lot about prime lenses on Coles classroom. But when it comes down to price, lots of people can only afford to buy one prime lens. Although primes are wonderful and produce sharp stunning images, they can lack some functionality. The main thing being that you don’t have …

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What is Negative Space and How Can It Improve Your Photographs? Have you ever ventured into a popular store at the height of a sale or just before a holiday and been overwhelmed by the sheer volume of people, the messy shelves, and the long check-out line? Sometimes, when we try to do …

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Your 18-55mm Is Still a Great Choice! My very first ‘serious’ camera (I say serious because it was the first camera that I owned with interchangeable lenses) came with all the starter essentials that I could hope for when I was starting out. I remember the smile from ear to ear when I …

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Could sending a style guide be the answer to improving your portrait photography? Do you want your family photos to look more polished and editorial? I think the answer to this is yes! This is exactly how a style guide can help! We so often get caught up in the bigger picture …

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Introduction Photography like any art, should not be practiced in an echo chamber. In order to become better at your craft you need to see what other artists are doing. This is how people grow and hone their specific skill set. Trying to emulate famous photographers work is not stealing, its merely …

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Ever Struggled with Photographing Wedding Reception Details? Having trouble figuring out what needs to be photographed as far as wedding reception details?  Are you wondering which lens to use?  Also, you know that weddings are fast paced so how are you possibly going to photograph all those ‘must have’ wedding reception detail …

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Want to know WHY you NEED a 85mm Lens?! It’s no big secret that many photographers initially reach for their 85mm lens! I know adding a 85mm lens to my arsenal was a BIG deal! I researched my different lens options for months and came to love the idea of what the 85mm …

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