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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 [...]

Lighting for Photography at Home: A Stupid Simple Trick

By |2019-01-20T15:33:20-05:00January 24th, 2019|Basic Photography, Basic Techniques|

When you are arranging your lighting for photography at home, this is the tip that blows every non-photographer's mind. And it blows the minds of a few photographers, too! We celebrated a birthday last week. It's winter, the sun sets early, and the lighting stinks when it's time to get a photo of the birthday girl blowing [...]

Lightroom Mobile: Quick Access to Camera + Mobile Photography Tips

By |2018-03-22T12:15:32-05:00March 22nd, 2018|Mobile Phone Photography|

You guys might remember that when I talked about the Lightroom CC for Mobile app a few months back, I mentioned that it was hard to access the (fabulous) camera. I discovered recently that Lightroom Mobile has a widget that you can add to the Today screen on your iPhone to make accessing the camera fast. [...]