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Amy is the owner extraordinaire at Learn Blog Photography and Amy Paris Photography. She's a single mom to an amazing teenage son. She's passionate about photography and skiing (downhill), the faster the better! Sign up for a FREE 30-min call to light up your photos & biz! bit.ly/2udzBXB

Feb 22

How to Optimize Your Blog Images for Maximum SEO

By Amy

SEO

blog images count too On page optimization for SEO is a multi step approach.  The elements that often get overlooked, but are just as important, are your images and multimedia.  By performing proper SEO on your images not only will they then be found in Google Search, but it’ll boost your rankings in the traditional […]

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Feb 15

How To Use Leading Lines for Improved Composition

By Amy

leading lines

leading lines show the viewer where to look  Leading lines can greatly impact your blog photos!Leading lines:-Guides the viewer through the scene-Creates depth -Adds interest-Points to the main subject-Creates balance  -Creates flow.  What Are Leading Lines? Leading lines is one of the most powerful and basic photography principle​s used to pull the viewer through a […]

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Feb 10

Is Drone Photography Right For Your Blog?

By Amy

drone photography

The next big thing  How cool would it be to add some drone shots to your blog?  Not cool at all if you’re running a food blog perhaps, but pretty awesome if you blog about outdoor life. Wait, maybe you run a blog about cooking in the “great outdoors.” Perfect! Getting some photos from high above that […]

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Feb 01

6 Ways To Keep Text Legible On A Busy Photo

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text legible

Don’t give up on a busy photo An image is worth 1,000 words.  Maybe.  But sometimes, it is not about the image talking, but about supporting your text. The Obvious Method to Keep Text Legible You might use a featured image for a blog post, or add a quote.  Those are situations when text will […]

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Jan 26

Create Bright White Backgrounds Using Selective Edits

By Amy

photo editing

Take your photos to the next level ​Did you know even professionals edit photos before sharing them? Learn this quick and easy way to edit your photos to achieve the bright white backgrounds! It only takes your cell phone and this FREE photo editing app! Do you use the Google Snapseed app for editing? If not, you really […]

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Jan 18

Lead Room: How To Use Them In Your Photos

By Amy

lead room photo basics

Give Your Subject some space!  Building off of last week’s blog post on negative space, we are going to talk about lead room today. Lead room in photography is where you have a still or moving object placed in the frame and the placement making it appear as though it’s going to be moving to or […]

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Jan 12

How to Improve Your Photos Using Negative Space

By Amy

negative space

Negative what? When you’re creating a blog image, do you feel like it’s so cluttered looking that if you added words they’d be lost? Do you want to know what you can do to make words pop? Have you heard of negative space? Now don’t get me wrong. Negative is not a bad thing in this context. Negative […]

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Dec 29

Planning Your Featured Blog Images

By Amy

featured images

Part 3  Today we are back with part 3 of creating a great blog photo.  Our goal is to wrap it up! In part 1, you learned how to plan the shoot, what to look for, what to think about, and how to go about creating a photo. In part 2, we went over designing the image […]

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Dec 22

How to Plan Your Next Blog Photo

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blog photo

Part 2 In Part 1 of Creating Your Blog’s Featured Image, we talked about how to plan your your photo shoot. Next, we want to go over spicing it up.  Let’s take a great photo and make it your next great blog photo. Creating A Great Blog Photo Taking a great photo is only part of what […]

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Dec 16

Create Your Blog’s Feature Image

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featured image

Part I You’re write fabulous content for your blog, right? You’re the expert and have tons of knowledge that you can impart on us, but have you thought about your feature image? Do you give them much consideration? Your blog’s feature image says a lot about your business and your brand, so make sure it looks great! Therefore, you […]

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