by Jennifer Dell
Ah, six month olds…my most favorite age to photograph. I love it when my littlest of clients starts to sit on their own and truly take in the world around them. They are usually very curious, happy and easy to work with. I honestly cannot think of a reason not to love photographing a baby at this age! While they are sitting on their own and a few may be getting ready to crawl, a baby this age(…)
by Jennifer Dell
By Adele Humphries
Are you a rule-follower? I am.
I get anxious even bending the rules – social or actual. So no-one is more surprised than me to see that I have embraced the dreaded center composition in my personal style. I had always understood this to be a big photography no-no so I avoided it at all costs, believing it to be a lazy, unimaginative and visually less pleasing method of composition.
Then, last Christmas, my husband surprised me with a 35mm(…)
by Lee Ann Norris
When I started my photography business back in 2007 I proclaimed loudly, strongly and with great confidence I was not ever going to shoot a wedding. In fact, I was going to shoot babies, kids, and families. But weddings, I would never shoot a wedding. It was too stressful, you only had one shot, and I never wanted someone to look back and think my wedding pictures suck. I am laid-back and chill, weddings weren’t for me. (…)
Newborn sessions can be tough on their own. Adding siblings can make it a headache! It doesn’t have to be. CMmentor Lisa Tichané has six tips for getting you through those newborn/sibling shoots with ease.
6 tips for photographing newborns with siblings
by Lisa Tichané
When it comes to photographing newborns, my heart definitely goes to natural, unposed images. So I am always thrilled when a client contacts me for a newborn shoot and mentions that there will be siblings involved as capturing interaction and(…)
by Sarah Wilkerson
There are a number of ways to set white balance in camera: AWB (Auto White Balance), CWB (Custom White Balance), White Balance by Preset (Sunny, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Tungsten, etc), or White Balance by Kelvin. This article will take a look at some of the most common misconceptions about white balance, as well as taking a look at one of the less commonly used approaches to white balance: White-Balance-by-Kelvin.
Myth #1: In-Camera White Balance doesn’t matter as long as you(…)