Photographing Eyes: 5 Eye-Catching Tips for Striking Portraits

By |2017-10-09T16:21:33-05:00September 14th, 2016|Basic Photography, Basic Techniques, Guided365|

Photographing eyes well is one of the first things new photographers want to learn. As Shakespeare told us, “The eyes are the window to your soul.” A good portrait is about more than replicating the appearance of our subject – we try to capture his or her character and spirit as well.  Eyes are a [...]

Lens Distortion in Photography

By |2016-10-17T17:30:35-05:00July 19th, 2016|Advanced Equipment, Advanced Photography, Guided365, Uncategorized|

This article is an excerpt from the Digital Photography for Moms Guided 365 project. It's one of the 34 lessons devoted to getting the most out of your lenses. OBJECTIVE: Recognize Lens Distortion in Your Photos Lens distortion is an issue that pops up commonly in photography. Like many shooting issues, if you can harness it, you can use it [...]