10 “Must Know” Newborn Photography Tips! Newborn photography can come with many surprises, especially if you aren’t a parent.  I’ve compiled a list of newborn photography tips that have helped me tremendously and I am sure will be helpful for anyone interested in learning more about newborn photography.  Of course every photographer …

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Edit Like a Pro & Fix Crazy Skin Tones in Lightroom in 3 Clicks! Have you ever cringed a little bit when you show up to a wedding or photo shoot and realize your clients have “overcooked” themselves a little bit while in the tanning salon?? I sure know that I have as it …

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[fusion_text]The Nikon 28mm 1.8 G is one of the 3 Nikon prime lenses that is always in our camera bag at every wedding and engagement session.  Perhaps what I like most about the Nikon 28mm 1.8 is its versatility – being that it works so well in so many different uses and …

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How many of you wedding photographers absolutely love shooting family portraits? Despite the significant importance of family portraits on the wedding day, for many of us wedding photographers – family portraits are certainly not the most exciting part of the day.  There are many reasons why family portraits can become quite stressful …

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Prime vs Zoom lenses – that is the question.  There are many reasons why photographers opt to go one route over the other or in some cases use a mixture of both. What is a Prime lens? – A prime lens is simply a lens that is a fixed focal length and …

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Photography Basics – ISO Explained the Easy Way! There are three key elements in photography work together with each and every photo you take that create an “exposure” – Aperture, Shutter-Speed and ISO.  It is paramount that every photographer fully understands how these three components work with each other, and what happens …

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We all do it.  We make sure we take our cameras with us when we “go” places.  Whether to a birthday party or far away travels, we typically make sure to grab the camera.  Sometimes on our travel excursions you might become frustrated when you are snapping photos of a truly amazing …

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Have you ever been to a wedding as a guest and watched the wedding photographer and thought, that must be the best job to just show up with a camera and take photos?!  Or are you are an up and coming photographer who has your sights on getting into wedding photography and …

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RAW or JPEG – that is the age old question.  A question that was primarily much easier to answer back when DSLRs were first being introduced to the market as technology was not as advanced as they are now, both in terms of in camera sensors, firmware and components and also photo …

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When I first started out in photography and was teaching myself by reading tutorials online and books one thing I noticed was a large group of photographers all said to use manual camera mode all the time. The idea behind using fully manual camera mode is most often that we are smarter …

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How to Photograph People – 10 Tips Guaranteed to Improve Your Photos! Learning the ins and outs of how to photograph people can take you very far in your photography hobby or even photography career.  Photographing people can be a very intimidating and daunting task, after-all there is implicitly a lot of pressure …

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Edit Quicker by Batch Editing in Lightroom! Ahem…photo editing, surely a topic that everyone loves to talk about.  Most of us photographers prefer to spend our time creatively working behind the camera out in the field breathing fresh air – not sitting behind the computer in the middle of the night editing images …

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Ever wonder what its like to be a wedding photographer? Wedding photography means a lot of things to a lot of different people.  To some, it is quite the glamorous job, for others they think that anyone who would want to become a wedding photographer is CRAAAZY!  After-all, who would want to …

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[fusion_text]For many people the idea of flash is a scary one.  We have all seen those photos with extremely harsh and ugly lighting when using the flash on our cameras so naturally many photographers get nervous about the idea of using flash in their photography. I am here today to tell you to …

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[fusion_text]Its a digital world!  With some basic photo editing tips and skills you can transform any ordinary photograph into a vintage work of art using my favorite photo editing program – Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.   Watch the photo editing tutorial below to see how quickly you can perform this edit with some basic …

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As if everyone wasn’t already a “photographer” with pretty decent cameras in our smartphones we now have some pretty fun apps for our phones that can transform a pretty standard snapshot into something with some “WOW” factor to it.  Let me introduce Instagram – an app that by now I am pretty …

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