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wordpress seo and oline presence online workshop by Beth Wade for Clickin Moms 4

a workshop preview: wordpress, seo, and online presence

Is your website an accurate reflection of your brand and your work?

Does it attract your target clientele?

Do you appear in a Google search for your city and genre of photography?

If your answer is not “Yes” then Business 102 is the workshop for you!

The Wordpress, SEO and Online Presence workshop with Beth Wade focuses on the creation, customization and marketing of your blog and portfolio sites. Whether you are a hobbyist or in business, this course covers every aspect of developing(…)

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how to photograph your Christmas by Melissa Stottmann

top 13 from 2013 tutorials

We can hardly believe that 2013 has come and gone!  2013 was a great year and we’re beyond excited for the surprises we have in store for 2014.  Once again, the CMblog has had a year full of amazing content and just in case you missed it, below are the 13 most popular tutorials from the past year!
top 13 from 2013
13. The Unconventional Self Portrait by Sarah Wilkerson

12. Easy Backlighting Tips by Michael Kormos

11. Organizing Your Client Workflow by Winnie(…)

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stocking stuffer ideas for photographers from Clickin Moms

10 favorite stocking stuffers

There is a reason those stockings are always hung with such care.  They usually hold the gifts and trinkets we treasure most.  We have searched high and low to offer you the most clever, little gifts for those stockings or last minute gifts!  Here is our TOP TEN favorite Stocking Stuffers list from the CM Store!!  May your holidays be filled with love and many smiles!

1.Camera Rubber Stamp Set:  Do you have scrapbooker on your list?  Need a small gift(…)

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choosing to have noise in your photos by Emma Wood

How to embrace or add grain in post processing

It seems as though we spend so much time, effort and money to find the highest definition cameras and the sharpest lenses. We aim for low, or no digital noise (aka electronic noise – usually caused by signal amplification at high ISOs within the camera processing magic). We get the highest resolution of camera we can find and the lowest f-stop capable lenses, so we can shoot at lower ISOs. You may shoot in raw rather than in JPEG to(…)

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rain room by Allison McSorley

new mentors | summer 2013

Happy Summer friends! We are thrilled to announce the addition of nine new Mentors to the CMteam. Congratulations ladies and thank you for all that you do to help make CM the most educational, positive, friendly, and helpful photography forum around!
introducing the newest CMteam mentors!

Lisa Benemelis
CM Mentor
ask a pro

She may love to cook, bake, and garden but photography is where Lisa’s heart lies. Although her four children are older, all out of high school, she just began her journey(…)

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newborn photography advice for parents

newborn photography safety

Are you interested in photographing newborns?  Are you a new parent wanting photographs of your sweet baby?  Newborn safety is very important in photography and educating yourself, both as a photographer or a parent, is key. When you purchase our Newborn Safety PDF Bundle (for as little as $5) by newborn photographer Megan Squires, we’ll donate 100% of proceeds to Shriners Hospitals for Children.

Included in the bundle is a 17 page PDF for photographers on keeping baby safe during their(…)

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photography giveaway from Clickin Moms

ultimate photography giveaway

Have you seen our Dream Giveaway? Have you entered yet?  One lucky person will win a Grand Prize Pack with over $5000 in prizes from Clickin Moms, Tamron, SHUTTER|bag, Adorama, Pinhole Pro, and Creative Motion Design … plus EVERY entrant instantly receives an incredible Digital Gift Pack with 19 downloads featuring digital tools, templates, educational guides, and more!

What are you waiting for?  Enter the Dream Giveaway for photographers here!

Update!  Congratulations to Katie Dowens who won the Dream Giveaway!


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donating your photography by Carrie Anne Miranda

Photography with a Purpose

The women of Clickin Moms daily move us by sharing incredible images often taken under very unique circumstances.

We wipe tears away and whisper “welcome home.”

*image by Laurie Yuenger
We cheer for new family members.

*image by Nicole Renee
We say prayers and make wishes.

*image by Carrie Anne Miranda
Inspired by the generosity of our members who selflessly give their talent and time to those in need, today we are thrilled to introduce the newest facet of Clickin Moms, our Non-Profit Program.  This program was(…)

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unique perspectives in lifestyle newborn portraiture by Michael Kormos

top 12 from 2012

What a great year 2012 was for Clickin Moms!  There was the introduction of Click Magazine, the addition of several new CMteam members, new photography workshops added to the CMU line-up, tons of new products added to the CMstore, and many new photographers joined CMpro.  Not only that, but we had numerous brilliant blog posts here on our photography blog.  Today, we are sharing a recap of the top 12 viewed blog posts written in 2012!
top 12 from 2012
12. Unique(…)

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Stacey Leece Vukelj

new mentors

Happy New Year friends!  There are a lot of great things in store for the Clickin Moms photography forum in 2013 and we couldn’t imagine a better way to start it off than by adding a few new mentors to an already amazing team?!  We received an unprecedented number of applications from fabulously passionate, helpful, and talented CMpros, and from among them we selected seven to join the team this year.  Congratulations ladies and thank you for all that you(…)

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holiday gifts for photographers from Clickin Moms

2012 holiday gift guide for photographers

As the holidays approach, we find ourselves trying to find those perfect gifts for our friends and family.  Sometimes this is easier said than done.  Who likes traveling from store to store combing through shelves looking for those perfect items that are meaningful and show that we really care?   Why not shop from the comforts of your home? No lines to stand in, no traffic to fight, just a click of the mouse and you are done!  To make your(…)

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CMglimpse: an instagram project

Have you discovered the wonderful world of Instagram and the fun new challenge of CMglimpse?  It’s a fabulous way to get a peek inside all of our members’ lives!  The great thing about CMglimpse is that the ‘theme’ of the day is set, so you don’t even have to decide about what to shoot…just find a way to post what you can, however creative or straightforward it might be.  Shooting daily with a ‘big camera’ can sometimes be a daunting(…)

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