Category Archives for "Tips & Tutorials"

Aug 04

Use Your Smartphone to take Fabulous Website Photos

By Amy

Use your smartphone to take fabulous website photos Often times, you may feel as a newer entrepreneur/blogger that your only option for great website photos is to use photos from stock photo websites.  Why would you think this?  Usually you feel limited due to a lack of money, but it can also be because you […]

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Jul 29

Improve Your Photos with a Killer Composition

By Amy

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Subscribe in a reader Killer Composition Composition is a term I’m sure you’ve heard, but may not know exactly what it is. Composition refers to the arrangement of the subject(s) in a photo. There are MANY different ways or theories behind composition!! Why is it important? Because a photo’s composition is seriously one of the most important […]

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Jul 29

Pinterest: Photography Tips & Tutorials

By Amy

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Subscribe in a reader LOVE ME SOME PINTEREST! Photography Tips & Tutorials Who doesn’t love Pinterest, right?! I seriously can spend hours lost in Pinterest! No surprise, one of my favorite subjects is photography, so I’m sharing my board with tons of photography tips and tutorials. There’s TONS of tips out there on the web, […]

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Jul 27

Improve Your Photos: Subjects Rock!

By Amy

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Subscribe in a reader Subjects Rock!! Your photos’ subject may or may not be something you pay much attention to. You probably take your photos with a specific subject without even giving it much thought. However, if your photos may be lacking that “thing” that you can’t quite pinpoint.   The problem may be your […]

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Jul 14

Exif Data: How to Keep Your Location Safe

By Amy

Subscribe in a reader Keep you location safe and the creepers away!! If you’re taking cell phone or DSLR photos at your home, office or any location you don’t want advertised to the public at large, you must keep reading!! ALL digital cameras log several important aspects into the hidden information within a photo. Older […]

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Jun 29

Photography Tips for Bloggers

By Amy

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Subscribe in a reader Photography Tips for Bloggers The reason a person reads your blog is as varied as the number of different blogs out there.  However, most blogs have 1 key factor in common and that’s PHOTOS.  Because photos are so important, I have put together some photography tips for bloggers to help you improve your […]

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Jun 29

Directional Lighting

By Amy

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Subscribe in a reader Directional Lighting Are you loving the pictures you’re creating?   No…? What may be missing the the secret sauce? Yep, you read that right…the secret sauce! What’s that? That my friends, is good lighting…specifically directional lighting. If you’ve read some of the other posts on lighting, you know there are other […]

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Jun 12

Photography Lighting 101

By Amy

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Subscribe in a reader Photography Lighting 101 Struggling with photography lighting?   Many people have told me that their biggest photography related struggle is lighting.   Lighting is complicated, I get it.  I struggled with lighting for awhile too.   Unfortunately, lighting isn’t something you just grasp the first day… not unless you’re some photography […]

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May 27

10 Great Blog Photo Tips Using Your iPhone

By Amy

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Subscribe in a reader These helpful blog photo tips will get you taking photos with your iPhone like a pro! There’s no need to feel like you need a fancy camera or that you need to pay a lot of money for stock photos! 10 Great Blog Photo Tips Using Your iPhone Clean the lens: […]

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May 24

Understanding ISO: The Basics

By Amy

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Subscribe in a reader Understanding ISO Are you trying to grasp the concept of understanding ISO?  Have you wondered what ISO stands for? Understanding what ISO stands for, which is International Standards Organization, actually won’t get you any closer to understanding what ISO actually does. When I was trying to learn how to shoot in manual […]

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