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2 Easy DIY Christmas Light Photography Tutorials

2 Easy DIY Christmas Light Photography Tutorials

It’s that time of year again!   The lights, the glitter, the Christmas carols, and endless possibilities for photos. As a gift to you, we have put together a few tutorials to help you step up your Christmas photography game.   Here are 2 tutorials for your Christmas photography: How to shoot Christmas tree lights like a pro! How to photograph shaped Christmas tree bokeh Let’s find out what these...

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How to add copyright information to your images in Lightroom

How to add copyright information to your images in Lightroom

Lightroom is one of my biggest loves because of the ease of use. Truly so much is at your fingertips without having to recreate the wheel each time. I wanted to take you through a quick tutorial on how to add copyright data to your images and save the preset so that on import your photos are ready to go. Before we dig into this tutorial – let’s keep in...

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How to shoot Christmas tree lights like a pro!

How to shoot Christmas tree lights like a pro!

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…to play with lights, cameras, and a little bit of action! Corny huh?  Nah this is actually quite fun! We’re going to go step-by-step to learn the different methods to shooting Christmas tree lights. In a dimly lit room clear all distractions away from your tree or move in Christmas related details to set the scene. The level of lighting in the area...

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How to photograph shaped Christmas tree bokeh

How to photograph shaped Christmas tree bokeh

  As if the sparkle from a Christmas tree isn’t enough we’ve got this fun & easy to follow tutorial on how to photograph Christmas tree lights into shapes. Go on … have some fun & pull out the construction paper.  This one would also be fun to let the kiddos participate in.     Step #1 Cut 1/2″ shape into piece of paper It is recommended that you use...

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How to Make a Watermark Brush

This is only ONE of the many methods to protecting your art is to embed copyright.   For more posts on copyright law check them out here! Obviously this is not a full-proof way to safeguard but every bit helps.  Is this going to stop people from screen shots or removing the watermark? No but it can work as ONE of MANY safeguards to protecting your pictures. MORE TUTORIALS TO COME! This tutorial...

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Design Your Space: Photographer’s guide to designing your home

Design Your Space: Photographer’s guide to designing your home

You have a compilation of photos and/or art pieces you would like to use in your home… what to do? Scared of actually putting them on the wall? How do you plan so it doesn’t look like a blindmonkey threw them up on your wall? Gather your favorite photos and anything you love. I’m of the opinion that it doesn’t have to match perfectly, but as long as it suits your style...

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The difference between full frame versus crop frame cameras

The difference between full frame versus crop frame cameras

I’m sure you all know that there is a huge price difference between a Cropped Camera and a Full Framed camera, but what’s really the difference.   Cropped Sensor (APS-C) Cameras with these small sensors are referred to as cropped. The sensor is smaller than that of a full framed 35mm sized sensor. The size is usually close to 15×22.5mm, which is approximately the equivalent of the Advanced Photo System classic size negative; an old...

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Wedding Day Timeline: Tips for shooting a wedding – part 3

Wedding Day Timeline: Tips for shooting a wedding – part 3

Related posts: Part 1  |  Part 2 So you have booked the Wedding and today is the big day!! What should you expect? What should you plan for? Read along for some helpful tips. Typically for myself, the planning begins the first time I sit with my bride and groom. I personally like to do a sneak peek on the Wedding day to give the Bride and Groom additional time for posed photos...

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