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What it’s all about…XOXO
klove 27 mins ago

The post What it’s all about…XOXO appeared first on CMpro Daily Project.… Read More

dreams and wishes | a winter story
JanTyler 6 hours ago

Camera: NIKON D750 | ISO: 8000 | Shutter speed: 1/250s | The post dreams and wishes | a winter story appeared first on CMpro Daily Project.… Read More

Free Spirit
rupa 11 hours ago

Aperture: ƒ/2.8 | Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III | Focal length: 200mm | ISO: 250 | Shutter speed: 1/640s | The post Free Spirit appear… Read More

sleep in heavenly peace
elenaSblair 13 hours ago

Aperture: ƒ/1.4 | Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III | Focal length: 35mm | ISO: 5000 | Shutter speed: 1/250s | The post sleep in heavenly… Read More

snow flurries
cariadanam 14 hours ago

Aperture: ƒ/14 | Camera: NIKON D750 | Focal length: 70mm | ISO: 125 | Shutter speed: 1/6s | The post snow flurries appeared first on C… Read More

Focused on Nursing
brittanychandlerphotography 14 hours ago

Aperture: ƒ/2.2 | Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III | Focal length: 28mm | ISO: 1600 | Shutter speed: 1/250s | The post Focused on Nursing… Read More


Product Blog

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Wish List: Love These Photo Mugs
Rachel Nielsen 3 days ago

When I came across these mugs, I knew I was in serious trouble. They have some of the cutest designs I have ever seen for... The post Wish L… Read More

Feeling grateful: Thank you gifts
Melissa Stottmann 5 days ago

At the end of each year I get all mushy and reflective about the people who have supported my business and hired me throughout... The post F… Read More

Traveling for the holidays? Pack light, pack smart!
Lauren Sanderson 1 week ago

More than 30 percent of Americans travel during the holiday season, and whether you use a DSLR, mirrorless or smartphone camera, here are si… Read More


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a day in the life | jennifer jabbour

a day in the life | jennifer jabbour

Every day in my house starts out with my morning cup of joe. It’s what gets me going. I’ll typically drink my coffee (always iced) while the kids sleep in or watch cartoons. The dogs just kind of hang around, waiting for someone to drop some food or open the door.

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11 questions with photographer Bob Weil

11 questions with photographer Bob Weil

During a business trip to St. Petersburg, Russia in Winter 2010, I found that I used my iPhone camera more often than my conventional DSLR to take pictures. I proceeded to edit several of them on the phone during the trip, and was impressed with what I could do with the few apps I had at hand. I realized that mobile had become a legitimate platform for image capture and editing – but had still not attracted serious attention from the media or the arts world. I was validated in my thinking when one of the photos I took during the trip won an IPPA iPhone Photographer of the Year Award in 2013.

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19 photos that capture the magic of the holidays

19 photos that capture the magic of the holidays

One of our favorite posts here on the Clickin Moms blog each month is this one, the monthly member share. We love throwing a theme out to the forum members and seeing how they interpret it. This month, guest judge Kellie Bieser chose the theme of ‘Holiday Magic’ and there were so many fantastic images submitted. Enjoy…

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silhouette of bird in tree by Mabel Chow

4 creative ways to add impact when taking photos outside

At the start of this year, my family and I began taking hikes every weekend as a means to get more exercise, spend more time together, and just explore.

The exploring part is what excites me the most, photography-wise. I love not knowing what to expect because it means less planning. I’m not one for scouting locations and planning an entire photo session around it. More often than not, my family and I would do our hikes in the afternoons. It’s not the most ideal time for photography but that time is the most convenient for my family so I go with the flow. But that doesn’t mean you can’t achieve interesting images. The lighting might not be optimal, but there are other techniques that I look for to make my images intriguing such as perspective and scaling, framing, textures, and just experimenting.

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a day in the life | liz behm

a day in the life | liz behm

Hi guys! Here’s a quick peek into our crazy life! When I took this DITL, our youngest wasn’t even two weeks old yet. So things were a bit more crazy than usual. And it was one of the dreariest days so far this fall, so my usual light filled home was a complete cave! I’m not a fan of the dark and gloomy winters! Anyways, here’s a look at a “typical” day as we figure out life with 5 kids!

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