A LEARNING BLOG WITH PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS
FOR THE MOM AND LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHER
This week I'm thrilled to feature photographer Nadeen Flynn. Nadeen is a talented multi-genre photographer. Today, Nadeen is sharing tips on how to create stunning flat lays and if you haven't seen her photography before today prepare to be in awe and inspired!
"Thank you for sharing your talents with us Nadeen!"
How many of you have gotten 'the hand' from your kids when you tried to photograph them? Or maybe it was the 'photographer's child' look. If your kids (this includes fur babies) are not cooperative, but you want to shoot and document your days, what do you do? Because we are all busy, I have some simple tips for quick flat-lay setups for you. And, what a great way to still document life, yours and theirs. Here are seven basic tips to get you started with making a flat-lay image in just ten minutes.
It's always about light, isn't it? My favorite light for still life is window light. Look around your home and find a window with some nice indirect light. A...
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Love, hearts and sparkly bokeh are in the air! In this week’s article, I’m sharing steps for how to create your own Valentine’s Day heart bokeh overlays. It’s a fun and creative technique that is photographed separately then infused into your images by way of an overlay. Let's get creative and have some Valentine’s Day fun!
Gather up your supplies! Here’s a list of what you’ll need to create your heart bokeh overlays.
It's time to create your heart-shaped lens covers! Detach your lens hood from your lens (if it’s attached) and draw a circle on the black construction paper or cardstock....
A couple of weeks ago, I talked about the value of setting goals to grow and develop as a photographer. In that article, I discussed some essential tips to keep in mind when setting development goals. One of the points I mentioned was how important practice is to the developing photographer. Practice will help you grow in your technique and as an artist.
Before starting a photography project, it's essential to consider how much time you have to dedicate to your project. Any attempt at the process of learning will result in positive gains but remember it's a lot more fun when it doesn't feel overwhelming. Choose something that you're passionate about. If you can commit to one passion project, you're more likely to be motivated to pick up your camera even on days when you don't want to. Passion is a powerful motivator!
Here are a few ideas for photography projects this year:
Project 365s or Project 52s are fantastic ways in which...
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