Mar 08

Quick & Easy Constant Lights Photography Setup

By Amy

constant lights

Photography lighting shouldn’t be scary Do you have a lighting kit, but wonder where and how to set it up? Check out this quick video going over a quick and easy setup you can use for blog photos, product photos, or anything you want to shoot! Constant Lights Quick and Easy Setup FREE Blogger’s 5 Day […]

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Mar 01

Centering Your Subject To Create Amazing Blog Photos

By Amy

centering photographic composition

Not a newbie mistake  Often considered a newbie photographic mistake, centering your subject in the frame is sometimes the best option. Now, I don’t recommend making it an all-the-time thing, but on occasion, it makes total sense. And, it makes the photo stunning when does right! I was a newbie once too… I can remember a day […]

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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

By Amy

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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