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Photo Storage and Backup for Photographers

By |2020-02-17T17:30:29-06:00February 20th, 2020|Basic Photography, Basic Techniques, Start Here|

Photo storage and backup might be one of the scariest and most daunting topics for photographers to tackle. This topic is important to anyone who takes photos: hobbyists, professionals, momtogs, and people who fall somewhere in between. I've written about photo storage and backup several times on this blog. But it's been a while, my methods [...]

Image Resolution: A Needleworker’s Guide to a Photography Concept

By |2019-09-16T17:34:36-05:00September 19th, 2019|Basic Photography, Camera Settings|

Image resolution is a photography topic that can be hard to grasp because it's not something we can touch or feel. It can be especially difficult for my students who don't consider themselves digitally savvy. But it occurred to me, as I was cross-stitching one night, that image resolution should be easy to understand for needleworkers. [...]

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, [...]