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a day in the life | elicia graves

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 Elicia Graves is giving you a peek inside a day in her life!
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what is that: our favorite forum member’s abstract photos

Focus and clarity are critical in photography but this month’s guest judge for the Clickin Moms forum member share theme, Nina O’Connell, wanted to venture away from that and explore the abstract. We asked members to share their favorite abstract photos and Nina chose her favorites to share with you today!

Animoto video | Light Panes video style | America’s Stonehenge song by Laura Sullivan
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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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my photography journey | alana rasbach

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 Alana Rasbach!

I feel as though I need to have a polished journey in order to write this–one that has resulted in me feeling satisfied with my work as a photographer. But I don’t. I think I am just at the beginning of my journey as an artist.
(This is(…)

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VOICE: digital print competition winners

VOICE, our first-ever digital print competition.  We received over 8,000 entries and were blown away by the caliber of work.  With 14 categories, the VOICE judging panel selected the 268 images that encapsulate the spirit of this special collection – vision, originality, inspiration, creativity and overall excellence.

It is our honor to announce the 14 best in category selections:

Beautiful Light Best in Category: Dusty Evening – Ashley Carlon
Connection Best in Category: Brothers – Ashley Carlon
Composition & Design Best in Category: Wild(…)

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the story of Jana, Danielle, and Otis the horse

by Megan Cieloha
Every once in awhile, a special soul passes through our lives and leaves our memories enriched and our spirits stirred. Their lives impact others for the better, imparting valuable lessons and creating bonds between those that they come across. This is the story of an unforgettable horse, and the women who love him.

Otis is a 17 year old Quarter Horse whom Jana Drew and family purchased a little more than one year ago. Approximately one month after the(…)

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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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a day in the life | jenna stoller

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 Jenna Stoller is giving you a peek inside a day in her life!
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a day in the life | katie woodard

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 Katie Woodard is giving you a peek inside a day in her life!
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a day in the life | alana rasbach

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 Alana Rasbach is giving you a peek inside a day in her life!
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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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my photography journey | jennifer jabbour

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 Jennifer Jabbour!

As a little girl, I was always creating something. My favorite gifts were always new art supplies. In elementary, our school competed against other schools across the state in several categories, one being art. I submitted some pencil drawings, water color and oil paintings, and won several(…)

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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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my photography journey | jo lien

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 Jo Lien!

I got my first camera — a pink and purple LeClic that I won selling Girl Scout cookies — in 1987.  I was in the fifth grade.  It shot 110 film cartridges, and I wanted nothing more than to sling it around my neck and take “pretty(…)

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a day in the life | sarah lalone

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 Lalone is giving you a peek inside a day in her life!
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kristy dooley’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 Kristy Dooley(…)

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my photography journey | alicia gould

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 Alicia Gould!
my photography journey | alicia gould

August 2006: YAY my daughter was born! My husband got me a canon Rebel XT that year and I became obsessed. Shooting on auto with my pop up flash blew my point and shoot out of the water.  I took this image(…)

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forum photo contest: pet photographs

Did you know that the month of May is National Pet Month?  It’s a beautiful celebration of the benefits that pets bring into our lives.  In the month of April, Clickin Moms members shared images of their special furry ones.  We had an overwhelming amount of entries making it apparent just how special they are.

Congratulations to member Bianca Klein who won a free business account from our generous sponsor SmugMug!

Here are a few more of our favorites!

CandyKempsey:

chrissy81sc:

jessaphb:

jennifercarr:

Would you like to(…)

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laughter: the happiest photos from Clickin Moms members

Who doesn’t love to laugh?  This last month on the Clickin Moms forum, we asked members to share their favorite photos of people laughing.  The talented Katie Woodard was our guest judge and chose the following 20 pictures that were submitted.

anitamartin:

maryhu:

lamoeser:

tara_milk:

jessaphb:

abbem:

jennywilkerson:

carogp:

eophotos:

lindseybennett:

carrienovak:

nhouser84:

kariliane30:

akowalski:

max:

dtverdal:

fleetingphoto:

fcat21:

LisaTichane:

amcarlon:

Would you like the opportunity to be featured in next month’s photo share here on the CMblog?  Our next guest judge has asked for your favorite sun filled photos which you can submit here.  Not a member of the forum? (…)

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a day in the life | jen bebb

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 Jen Bebb is giving you a peek inside a day in her life!
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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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my photography journey | katie woodard

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 Katie Woodard!
my photography journey | katie woodard

Thank you so much for stopping by! Here is a look at my long, goofy and very rewarding photography journey.

I grew up in North Carolina and my mom took tons of photos. I remember several times, not wanting my photo taken “again”.(…)

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a day in the life | carolyn brandt

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 Carolyn Brandt is giving you a peek inside a day in her life!
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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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my photography journey | elizabeth blank

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 Elizabeth Blank!
my photography journey | elizabeth blank

I can honestly date my love of photography back to the late 1980′s when my aunt and uncle gave me my very first camera for Christmas – the beautiful, hot pink Le Clic that only took disc film. I loved that camera(…)

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travel the world through photos in 2 minutes

Whether by plane, train, or automobile, who doesn’t love to travel?!  There’s a beauty in traveling and seeing a new part of this amazing world we live in.  Although I don’t travel much, looking at other’s travel photography always brings a smile to my face as there’s something special about seeing the world through someone else’s eyes.  This last month on the Clickin Moms forum, we asked members to share their favorite photo from their travels with us.  The talented(…)

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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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