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Photography lover and wife, mom of 2.

How to Use a Circular Polarizer to Cut Reflections & Haze

By |2019-09-08T08:08:45-05:00September 12th, 2019|Advanced Equipment, Advanced Photography|

A circular polarizer is a photography tool that I've put off buying FOR YEARS. Polarizers aren't as exciting as, say, a new lens. But when I signed up for a photo tour with Oregon Coast Photo Tours and read that a circular polarizer would help capture the fascinating creatures in tidal pools, you can bet I [...]

Prime Day 2019: What Photographers Need to Know

By |2019-07-15T06:39:09-05:00July 15th, 2019|Basic Equipment, Basic Photography|

Prime Day photography deals are almost as exciting as Black Friday deals. Or at least that's what Amazon wants us to think this time of year. I've watched Prime Day photography equipment prices for a few years now, and here's what I've learned. You can get good prices if you are careful, but not all the [...]

Why Won’t My Camera Take Photos?! {The answer is surprisingly easy!}

By |2019-06-20T17:03:39-05:00June 20th, 2019|Basic Photography, Guided365|

Why Won't My Camera Take Photos?! is adapted from the Digital Photography for Moms Guided 365 photo project. It’s one of the 32 lessons devoted to teaching you how to take the sharpest possible photos. How many times has this happened to you? You dial in all your camera settings, compose your photo for a tight close-up, [...]

Lightroom Texture: A Cool New Feature in the Latest Release

By |2019-05-26T20:08:01-05:00June 6th, 2019|Featured Lightroom Tutorials, Lightroom Tutorials for Basic Edits|

The cool thing about subscribing to software rather than purchasing it outright is that the new releases come out quickly - you don't have to wait a year or 18 months before the next round of features is available. Just back in February, we saw the new Enhance Details function. While I didn't love Enhance Details, [...]