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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, [...]

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

By |2019-02-16T13:20:14-06:00February 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 [...]