When I first started creating travel photos, I often aimed to capture a scene containing as few people as possible, or ideally none. I thought it made for a cleaner “prettier” shot without all the clutter of people. I would capture a beautiful scene, a lovely monument, an ancient building…Now when I am in a […]
Everyone knows that half the fun of traveling is finding new places to eat and discovering delicious new foods! If you’re anything like me, you want to take pictures of your food whenever you find something tasty and unique.
But have you ever taken a photo of an amazing looking dish, and it ends up looking…boring?
Image edited in Lightroom Mobile by Andrea Jenke. Today we are sharing with you our favorite phone apps for travel photography! Apps are great for speeding up your workflow or making travel a little easier. Here are some of our favorites. PHOTO EDITING SNAPSEED Snapseed is an intuitive editing app by Google. We love […]
It’s the most magical time of year again! Fall is by far the best season in my opinion. I love when the air turns colder, the hoodies and boots come out, and the leaves dazzle us with their colorful display. For our next image contest, our theme is fall. We are looking for all kinds […]
Taking beautiful portraits takes patience and practice. I have spent the last ten years perfecting the art of portraiture and I still feel I have room to grow. For me, it is about going through a mental checklist when setting up for a portrait. Here are six of those things on my list. 1 – […]
Over the years, I have bought my fair share of photography books. Some have been foundational in my growth as a photographer, others have been a waste of money. Today I am sharing with you some of my favorite photography books. disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a commission […]
What are camera sensor sizes and why do they matter? Cameras have changed significantly since they were created in the 19th century. From a simple box with a hole in it to digital set-ups costing more than five figures, there is a huge variety of quality and artistry available to photographers today. Behind all the […]
Do you ever find yourself with only one lens and said lens isn’t wide enough to take all of the scene in? When I hike I only pack the lens on my camera which is usually my 24mm. When this lens isn’t wide enough I shoot 2-4 images and merge them into a panorama in […]
Slow Shutter – 1/4, f/22, ISO 50 What is Shutter Speed? Your camera’s shutter speed is one of three elements that decides the exposure of your images. The other two elements are aperture and ISO. Shutter speed refers to the amount of time that your camera’s shutter is open. Your shutter speed controls how much […]
Today I am sharing my top tips and tricks for taking perfect self-portraits. I cover self-portraits in my female photography workshops, it is my favorite topic to teach. Self-portraits are not only a fantastic way to use your creativity, they are also a wonderful way to learn to love yourself. If you have never stepped […]