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jennifer jabbour’s personal project

Personal photography projects can be incredibly beneficial to your growth as a photographer. Whether it be a 365 or a series of self-portraits, it will stretch you beyond your safety zone. And what could be more fun than seeing what personal projects the CMpros are up to?! In this series, we’ll feature a different CMpro and follow along as they show off some of their images and share about their unique project. Today we are excited to have Jennifer Jabbour(…)

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a day in the life | sarah carlson

There’s no doubt that our CMpros are busy. They have families to care for, jobs to maintain, many have businesses to look after, and they all know how to take stunning photographs. Have you ever wondered what a day looks like for one of the CMpros? How do they manage their time? When do they get it all done? Today, CMpro Sarah Carlson is giving you a peek inside a day in her life!
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black and white photo contest entries

The month of March, members posted images to our monthly contest sponsored by SnapKnot. We were awed by light, conversions and moments captured. Below are our favorite twenty images including the winning image by Candice Zugich (sweetcamerabliss) who won a SnapKnot membership valued at $368. We adored all the entries this month!

sweetcamerabliss:

amcarlon:

dlauder:

dana5:

soboba:

raink:

cpap76:

claregratz:

myfourkids:

melina:

CandyKempsey:

britt_blake:

lisa_holloway:

km_photo:

bmlee123:

bloom:

katev:

iklotzer:

ansheppard:

taraphoto:

Thank you to everyone who participated in the monthly contest!  Would you like to see the rest of the photos that were entered?  You can do so here.
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my photography journey | lissa chandler

You love hearing how other photographers got to where they are today and this week we have another inspirational photography journey here for you from one of our CMpros, the incredibly talented Lissa Chandler!
my photography journey | lissa chandler

I always wanted to be a photographer.

Not just a photographer, I also wanted to be a mom and a writer and a teacher. But mostly, I wanted to be a photographer.

When I was in elementary school, my favorite afternoon activity was to(…)

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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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a man and his truck: danielle mcilroy’s personal photo project

Personal photography projects can be incredibly beneficial to your growth as a photographer. Whether it be a 365 or a series of self-portraits, it will stretch you beyond your safety zone. And what could be more fun than seeing what personal projects the CMpros are up to?! In this series, we’ll feature a different CMpro and follow along as they show off some of their images and share about their unique project. Today we are excited to have Danielle McIlroy(…)

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day in the life | bre thurston

There’s no doubt that our CMpros are busy. They have families to care for, jobs to maintain, many have businesses to look after, and they all know how to take stunning photographs. Have you ever wondered what a day looks like for one of the CMpros? How do they manage their time? When do they get it all done? Today, CMpro Bre Thurston is giving you a peek inside a day in her life!
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color inspiration: blue gray and green

We’re always on the lookout for a great color palette, whether it be for web design, photography, home decorating, or putting together an awesome new outfit. One of our favorite places to draw color inspiration from is photographs. Today, we bring you a soothing blue-gray and green palette from CMpro Mabel Chow!

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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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my photography journey | jenni jones

You love hearing how other photographers got to where they are today and this week we have another inspirational photography journey here for you from one of our CMpros, the incredibly talented Jenni Jones!
my photography journey | jenni jones

My journey really began after finishing business school in 2010 – I purchased a Nikon D90 to take with me while traveling (as a way to decorate my walls….because I was cheap).  I owned Lightroom at the time and applied some lovely(…)

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happy holi | kirsty larmour

happy holi | kirsty larmour

Have you visited the CMpro Daily Project to get your daily dose of photography inspiration? If not, it’s definitely worth checking out! The CMpros, both hobbyist and professional photographers, are uploading beautiful photographs to it every day and each week we choose a favorite, the DOTW (daily of the week). This week, this fun Holi inspired photograph by Kirsty Larmour won us over. Congratulations, Kirsty!

To see more of Kirsty’s photography visit her website and CMpro daily images.

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child dipping her hands in water picture by Emma Wood

water color | emma wood

Have you visited the CMpro Daily Project to get your daily dose of photography inspiration? If not, it’s definitely worth checking out! The CMpros, both hobbyist and professional photographers, are uploading beautiful photographs to it every day and each week we choose a favorite, the DOTW (daily of the week). This week, this gorgeous photo of her daughter with water by Emma Wood won us over. Congratulations, Emma!

To see more of Emma’s photography visit her website and CMpro daily images.
To(…)

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let it rain: our favorite rain photos from forum members

Happy Spring (almost), friends!  In anticipation of warmer weather and the pitter patter of rain drops on your window, we asked the Clickin Moms photography forum members to share their favorite ‘rain’ images with us and today we’re sharing just a few of the amazing images submitted.  A big thanks goes out to Kori Hiser for being our guest judge this month!

journeylane:

boom1128:

lilianchance:

kcbullington:

melina:

erinbeth:

rhiannon76:

kkelley05:

kimjane:

mommaceleste:

amandab:

HeidiHoward:

kfarnham9:

chantell:

ninazm:

Make sure and visit the photography forum to view the rest of the beautiful rain photos!

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pink and gray color palette inspiration from Jenni Jones photography

color inspiration: pink and gray

We’re always on the lookout for a great color palette, whether it be for web design, photography, home decorating, or putting together an awesome new outfit. One of our favorite places to draw color inspiration from is photographs. Today, we bring you a gorgeous pink and gray palette from CMpro Jenni Jones!

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my photography journey | kristy dooley

You love hearing how other photographers got to where they are today and this week we have another inspirational photography journey here for you from one of our CMpros, the incredibly talented Kristy Dooley!
my photography journey | kristy dooley
When I was pregnant with our second daughter I remember telling my husband, “I really wish I had studied photography in college.”  Photography had always been an interest of mine and as a new mom I was all too aware of(…)

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fog | suzie ziemke

fog | suzie ziemke

Have you visited the CMpro Daily Project to get your daily dose of photography inspiration? If not, it’s definitely worth checking out! The CMpros, both hobbyist and professional photographers, are uploading beautiful photographs to it every day and each week we choose a favorite, the DOTW (daily of the week). This week, this stunning beach portrait by Suzie Ziemke won us over. Congratulations, Suzie!

To see more of Suzie’s photography visit her website and CMpro daily images.

To view more images from the(…)

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a day in the life | laurie yuenger

There’s no doubt that our CMpros are busy. They have families to care for, jobs to maintain, many have businesses to look after, and they all know how to take stunning photographs. Have you ever wondered what a day looks like for one of the CMpros? How do they manage their time? When do they get it all done? Today, CMpro Laurie Yuenger is giving you a peek inside a day in her life!
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Color Inspiration: pink and green

We’re always on the lookout for a great color palette, whether it be for web design, photography, home decorating, or putting together an awesome new outfit. One of our favorite places to draw color inspiration from is photographs. Today, we bring you a delicate pink and green palette from CMpro Sarah Lalone!

*color codes from top to bottom: eeefe7, 837b6e, ccc1e3, a08cbf, 5a3e78.

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5 steps to help you find a perfect retail space

by Lena Antaramian
So you want to open a photography studio.

Before you call real estate agents and start checking out listings I want you to sit down and think about WHY you want a studio.  I am a bit ashamed to admit it, but I remember that when I was just starting out in this business over 5 years ago I felt that all photographers who had retail studio space had ‘made’ it in this business and that was THE reason(…)

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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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true love | dana lauder

Have you visited the CMpro Daily Project to get your daily dose of photography inspiration? If not, it’s definitely worth checking out! The CMpros, both hobbyist and professional photographers, are uploading beautiful photographs to it every day and each week we choose a favorite, the DOTW (daily of the week). This week, this precious newborn photo by Dana Lauder won us over. Congratulations, Dana!

To see more of Dana’s photography visit her website and CMpro daily images.

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Color Inspiration: aqua

We’re always on the lookout for a great color palette, whether it be for web design, photography, home decorating, or putting together an awesome new outfit. One of our favorite places to draw color inspiration from is photographs. Today, we bring you a soothing aqua palette from CM Clare T!

*color codes from top to bottom: eeefe7, 837b6e, ccc1e3, a08cbf, 5a3e78.

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a day in the life | jo lien

There’s no doubt that our CMpros are busy. They have families to care for, jobs to maintain, many have businesses to look after, and they all know how to take stunning photographs. Have you ever wondered what a day looks like for one of the CMpros? How do they manage their time? When do they get it all done? Today, CMpro Jo Lien is giving you a peek inside a day in her life!
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mondays | annie morris

mondays | annie morris

Have you visited the CMpro Daily Project to get your daily dose of photography inspiration? If not, it’s definitely worth checking out! The CMpros, both hobbyist and professional photographers, are uploading beautiful photographs to it every day and each week we choose a favorite, the DOTW (daily of the week). This week, this sweet baby photo by Annie Morris won us over. Congratulations, Annie!

To see more of Annie’s photography visit her website and CMpro daily images.

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love letters: melissa stottmann’s person photography project

Personal photography projects can be incredibly beneficial to your growth as a photographer. Whether it be a 365 or a series of self-portraits, it will stretch you beyond your safety zone. And what could be more fun than seeing what personal projects the CMpros are up to?! In this series, we’ll feature a different CMpro and follow along as they show off some of their images and share about their unique project. Today we are excited to have Melissa Stottmann(…)

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6 things to keep in mind when creating actors headshots

by Jessica Lutz

Whether you enjoy taking headshots or are looking for something to shoot between your other sessions or trying to fill in those cold off season months many of us know and dread, headshots are a great way to bring in some income. I am going to share some of my experience with working with Actors and Actresses for their head shots.

It is important for Actor/Actresses to keep up-to-date headshots that reflect how they look when meeting with casting(…)

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my photography journey | beth orey

You love hearing how other photographers got to where they are today and this week we have another inspirational photography journey here for you from one of our CMpros, the incredibly talented Beth Orey!
my photography journey | beth orey

As far back as I can remember, I’ve loved photography. I’ve always been drawn to pictures and the creation of art. I rocked it with my mom’s Polaroid way back when! But it never even crossed my mind so long ago to(…)

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my own kind of hero | candice zugich

my own kind of hero | candice zugich

Have you visited the CMpro Daily Project to get your daily dose of photography inspiration? If not, it’s definitely worth checking out! The CMpros, both hobbyist and professional photographers, are uploading beautiful photographs to it every day and each week we choose a favorite, the DOTW (daily of the week). This week, this amazing hero portrait by Candice Zugich won us over. Congratulations, Candice!

To see more of Candice’s photography visit her website and CMpro daily images.

To view more images from(…)

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20 photos we adore

Happy Valentine’s Day, friends!  In celebration, we ask the Clickin Moms photography forum members to share their favorite ‘adore’ images with us and today we’re sharing just a few of the amazing images submitted.  A big thanks goes out to Carrie Anne Miranda for being our guest judge this month!
jessamuhkuh:

LisaTichane:

melina:

ashlynmae:

klpennington:

laurenmargaret:

LaurenSanderson:

graywritingdog:

amandafield:

sallykate:

claregratz:

nvee:

reltubl:

jennifer123:

taraphoto:

amyjane:

lnewman:

amandab:

bethann:

alexkralph:

Don’t forget to head over to the forum to see all the other great adore photographs as well!
 

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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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