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a peek inside | julia tulley

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside. Today, we have one of our newest team members to feature, Julia Tulley.
a peek inside | julia tulley

I shoot primarily with my Canon 5d mark III body and use my 5d mark II as a back-up.  Yep, I’ve kept the original straps which I twist around my hand when I’m shooting (I mention this because I don’t think I know any other photographers who still have(…)

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a peek inside | lissa chandler

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside. Today, we have one of our newest Mentors to feature, Lissa Chandler.
a peek inside | lissa chandler

My Favorite Setup, Canon 5d Mark III and 35L:  Before we get started with my crazy list of lenses, I had to give a little shoutout to my Mark III and 35L.
The Mark III is, hands down, my camera soul-mate – something about the colors, the focal points, the(…)

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white kitchen table with iphone by Kristin Dokoza

a peek inside | kristin dokoza

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside. Today, we have one of our newest Mentors to feature, Kristin Dokoza.
a peek inside | kristin dokoza

Canon 50mm
Canon 24-105L
Canon 100L
Canon 135L
Canon 70-200L IS II
Lensbaby Composer Pro with Edge 80
Helios 44 Russian lens
Canon 5D Mark III
back up, Canon 5D Mark II
Canon 35L used for this shot.

I always took my 135L and 35L on sessions. Starting out with the posed shots with the 135L playing and getting(…)

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a peek inside | elena blair

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside. Today, we have one of our newest Mentors to feature, Elena Blair.
a peek inside | elena blair

My first priority is always my family, so it works perfectly to have my office right at home.  As you can see, my office is a tiny room right off the dining room.

I can check email and do quick business or mentor work while my kids have breakfast.  In(…)

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a peek inside | heather lazark

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside. Today, we have one of our newest Mentors to feature, Heather Lazark.
a peek inside | heather lazark

Well hello! In this peek, I will not be bedazzling you with impressive amounts of equipment or fancy accessories, but I am going to share my simple set up and the photography related items that I treasure dearly.

1. First up is my beloved third hand Canon 5D classic. I(…)

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a peek inside | kristen ryan

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside. Today, we have one of our newest Mentors to feature, Kristen Ryan.
a peek inside | kristen ryan

1. Nikon D800: I have had this camera for nearly 2 years now and I just love it! It is wonderfully sharp and fabulous for landscapes as well as portraits and lifestyle work.

2. Sigma 35 f/1.4: One of my very favorite lenses. It is on my camera most of(…)

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a peek inside | nina mingioni

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside. Today, we have one of our newest Mentors to feature, Nina Mingioni.
a peek inside | nina mingioni

1. Canon 24-105 f/4L: this is my one and only zoom lens. I am very much a prime shooter, but the versatility of this lens for travel cannot be beat.

2. Canon 100 f/2.8L: my first photography-related love. I love macro photography, and can’t imagine living without this lens. I(…)

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peek inside | sarah carlson

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside. Today, we have one of our newest Mentors to feature, Sarah Carlson.
a peek inside | sarah carlson

Here’s my workspace! This is my grandfather’s old desk, so it has special memories for me. This area is located in my kitchen, so it’s easy for me to access it throughout the day without being away from my little girls. I keep my camera bag on the floor(…)

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peek inside | sarah lalone

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside. Today, we have one of our newest Mentors to feature, Sarah Lalone.
a peek inside | sarah lalone

1. Canon 100mm f/2.8L:  I just firmly believe that a macro lens must always be in my arsenal but I will be honest and say that I DON’T SHOOT MACRO.  So basically I just like to keep this lens around because it’s a great portrait lens and it’s sharper(…)

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peek inside | michelle turner

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside. Today, we have our Director of CMU to feature, Michelle Turner.
a peek inside | michelle turner

My office!  Like the rest of my house, the office is painted in dark gray.  I don’t actually do a great deal of work in the office, but I will use the iMac for long tasks.  Mostly, though, the office is a dumping ground for lenses, modifiers, stands and bags.(…)

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peek inside | jen bebb

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside. Today, we have our Director of CMpro to feature, Jen Bebb.
a peek inside | jen bebb

1. Lensbaby Composer Pro with Edge 80: this is fast becoming my favourite and replaces the 45 TSE I used to use. I love the way it forces me to slow down and really consider my compositions as well as my camera settings. This is the only lens I use(…)

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peek inside | melissa stottmann

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside, and today we have CMmentor Melissa Stottmann.
a peek inside | melissa stottmann

First up… The Cameras

1. Nikon D800 (my newest addition): This baby is about a month old now. I purchased it refurbished and the video on it is fantastic.  I still need to pick up some larger memory cards because the files are much too large for my small CF 4gb cards.

2. Nikon F100  (Film(…)

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peek inside | elicia graves

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside.  Today, we have one of our newest CMmentors to feature, Elicia Graves.
a peek inside | elicia graves

1. ONA Venice bag: I love the beautiful leather on this bag.  It protects my camera and I appreciate the fact that it zips on top to hide my gear.  I generally use this bag when I’m taking my camera and a single lens.

2.  Tenba Backpack: I store my(…)

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peek inside | allison mcsorley

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside.  Today, we have one of our newest CMmentors to feature, Allison McSorley.  We are thrilled to have her on the CMteam and here on the CMblog today!
a peek inside | allison mcsorley

1. Nikon D700: My one and only camera body, unless I count the D40 that I dusted off for this shot.

2. Nikon 85mm 1.4G: I don’t use this lens often but when I do,(…)

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peek inside | marissa gifford

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside.  Today, we have one of our newest CMmentors to feature, Marissa Gifford.  Marissa is an amazing photographer based out of Washington and we couldn’t be more thrilled to see a little inside her life today!
a peek inside | marissa gifford

1.  Nikon 70-200mm 2.8 – This lens is my most recent acquisition and has quickly become my favorite for outdoor sessions. Families, high school seniors and(…)

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peek inside | lisa benemelis

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside.  Today, we have one of our new CMmentors to feature, Lisa Benemelis.  Lisa is a brilliant California based hobbyist photographer and we couldn’t be more happy to have her on the CMteam and sharing here on the blog today!
a peek inside | lisa benemelis

1. Lensbaby composer Pro with Edge 80 optic – I’ve really fallen in love with this lens.

2. Lensbaby Sweet 35

3.  Canon 50mm(…)

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a peek inside | allison zercher

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside.  Today, we have one of our new CMmentors to feature, Allison Zercher.  Allison is a brilliant California based hobbyist photographer and we couldn’t be more happy to have her on the CMteam and sharing here on the blog today!
a peek inside | allison zercher

1. Nikon 70-300mm VR – I love this lens for sneaking a picture of something from afar and shooting a portrait where(…)

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a peek inside | anne wick

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside.  Today we have Anne Wick.
a peek inside | anne wick

1. Nikon D700 – I  love this camera so much that I’ve had no desire to upgrade since I got it two years ago. I will probably use it until its last breath.

2. Nikon FM2 – My very first camera, the one that made me understand the power of connection through photography. I haven’t used it(…)

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a peek inside | stacey vukelj

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside.  Today we have Stacey Vukelj.
a peek inside | stacey vukelj
It is a little embarrassing to say this out loud, but I love options. True for clothes, true for bags, true for books, true for take-out…and true for lenses. (To be clear, not true for husbands.) So with that confession, here is a look at my gear and my workspace.

I shoot with a Canon 5D Mark(…)

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a peek inside | celeste pavlik

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside.  Today, we have new CMmentor to feature, Celeste Pavlik.  Celeste is a brilliant hobbyist photographer who with a particularly appealing approach to lighting with some of the most beautiful black and white conversions out there.  We are so excited to have her on the CMblog today and know you will be too!
a peek inside | celeste pavlik
I upgraded from the Canon 7D (which I used(…)

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a peek inside | sarah vaughn

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside.  Today, we have new CMmentor Sarah Vaughn here to share her world with us!  Sarah is always generous to share her knowledge on the forum and she is an incredible photographer (I know I’m not the only one always drooling over her stunning beach photography!).  And hands down, I think Sarah has the best office view I’ve ever seen – check it out below to(…)

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a peek inside | megan dill

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside. Today we have Megan Dill.  Megan is an incredible photographer with a knack for stunning low light photography.  We are thrilled to have her on the CM team and thrilled to have her here on the CMblog today!
a peek inside | megan dill

1. Canon 5D Mark III: Oh how I love its focus system and low-light capabilities. The perfect camera.

2. Mamiya c330: First medium format(…)

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a peek inside | caroline jensen

It’s time for another edition of our ‘peek inside’ series and today we have CMmentor Caroline Jensen sharing her world with us!  Caroline is known for her soulful photography and is the instructor for one of CMU’s upcoming new online workshops, Shooting 301: The Art of Observation.  Please enjoy your glimpse into Caroline’s life!
a peek inside | caroline jensen
Someday soon my new studio will be built and I will have a lovely and professional work station. For now I have(…)

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a peek inside | elle walker

It’s another day for ‘a peek inside’ with one of the CM photography forum Mentors and today we have the lovely Elle Walker all the way from Australia!  Elle is one of the kindest people you will ever have the privilege to talk to, an extraordinary photography, and instructor for one of the newest online photography workshops offered at CMU, Shooting 301: Fine Art and Visual Expression.  Enjoy your peek inside the world of Elle!
a peek inside | elle walker

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a peek inside | sarah wilkerson

It’s time for another ‘peek inside’ from the CMteam and today you get to learn about the CEO of Clickin Moms, Sarah Wilkerson!  Not only is Sarah hard at work being the CEO of CM and all that it requires behind the scenes, she is also the instructor to some of CMUs longest running online workshops – Shooting 301: Composition and Creativity and Shooting 301: Elements of Design.  Not only is Sarah an incredible photographer but she is also one(…)

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office area of Colorado photographer Lora Swinson

a peek inside | lora swinson

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside. Today we have Lora Swinson.
a peek inside | lora swinson

1. Crumpler 7 Million Dollar Home

I have tried a few other bags that were much cuter but they never worked for me.  I started out with a bigger version of this bag and sold it for some of the ‘girly’ brands out there – I tried 2 different kinds – but just didn’t love them as(…)

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a peek inside | lynne rigby

It’s time for another installment of one of our favorite blog series, a peek inside. Today we have Lynne Rigby.
a peek inside | lynne rigby

1. 70-200 ƒ2.8 L IS version one

2. 24-70 ƒ2.8 L version one

3. 16-35 ƒ2.8 L

4. 100 2.8 Macro (non-L)

5. 135 ƒ2.0 L

6. 85 ƒ1.2 L

7. 85 ƒ1.8

Main body: 5D MarkIII and 50 ƒ1.4

My first “good” lens and I still use it all the time. I think about upgrading to the 50L, but I’ve heard such mixed(…)

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a peek inside | kristin ingalls

It’s time for another installment of our ‘peek inside’ series and today is CMmentor Kristin Ingalls!  Kristin is an incredibly talented natural light photographer who is so kind and knowledgeable.  Our photography forum wouldn’t be quite the same without Kristin and we are happy to have her here today on the blog sharing a little glimpse into her world!
a peek inside | kristin ingalls

1. Ketti camera bag – I’ve always wanted a Ketti bag, and when Clickin Moms came out(…)

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a peek inside | emma wood

It’s time for another installment of our ‘peek inside’ series and today is CMmentor Emma Wood!  Emma is a brilliant photographer who particularly excels at black and white photography and in being a great friend and encourager.  Our photography forum wouldn’t be quite the same without the lovely Emma and we are happy to have her here today on the blog sharing a little glimpse into her world!
a peek inside | emma wood
I don’t have an enormous amount of gear,(…)

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a peek inside | melissa gibson

Today we’re bringing you another ‘peek inside’ of one of our fabulous CMteam members!  This time, we get to learn a little more about one of our newest Mentors and Photoshop Elements guru Melissa Gibson.  If you’re already a member of the Clickin Moms photography forum then you’re familiar with Melissa and her kind, honest, helpful, and funny personality.  And today, we’re pleased that everyone gets a little dose of Melissa to brighten their day!
a peek inside | melissa gibson
My bag(…)

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