|Basic Photography

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, [...]

The Best Camera for Kids, Tweens, & Teens {& Why They Should Learn Photography}

By |2019-02-16T13:20:14-05:00February 19th, 2019|Basic Equipment, Basic Photography|

"What's the best camera for my kid? Her birthday's coming up, and she wants to get into photography." If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me that question, I'd be at least $100 richer. The article below contains an affiliate link. If you make a purchase after clicking the link, I’ll receive a small payment at [...]

Tips for Sharp Photography with Poor Eyesight – Even with Glasses!

By |2019-02-10T17:42:15-05:00February 13th, 2019|Basic Photography, Basic Techniques|

A reader recently mentioned that she's not happy with her photos, and she wasn't sure whether their quality was due to poor eyesight or poor technique. She said her camera display is too small for her to check how good her photos are. This is especially challenging when checking focus!  Lucky for her, there are a few [...]