Tag Archives: women photographers
Fresh Photos: fun, food, and babies

Fresh Photos: fun, food, and babies

One of our favorite posts here on the Clickin Moms blog each month is this one, the monthly member share.  We love throwing a theme out to the forum members and seeing how they interpret it.  This month, guest judge Dana Lauder chose the theme of ‘fresh’ and there were so many fantastic and varying images submitted.  These were a few of Dana’s favorites…

[caption id="attachment_36174" align="aligncenter" width="840"] Monica Wilkinson[/caption] [caption id="attachment_36175" align="aligncenter" width="840"] Lisa Tichané[/caption] [caption id="attachment_36176" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Erica Everhart[/caption]

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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
Would you like the opportunity to be featured in next month’s photo share here on the CMblog?  Our(…)

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favorite 2013 photos

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, the Clickin Moms forum has the best photographers out there!  We asked them for their favorite photo from 2013 and they blew us away with their images.  As much as we wanted to include them all, there just wasn’t room, but here is a taste of what they shared!

And a huge thank you to Animoto for the incredible slideshow!  Now do yourself a favor and check out the rest of the(…)

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glimpse of the week

If you’re not following the CMglimpse project on Instagram then you should be.  The talent there is incredible!  Week after week, Instagramers are following the prompt list and rocking out one awesome photo after another. You need to see them so we’re going to be showcasing just a few of our favorites from the week here on the CMblog each weekend!

anyotherwoman:

toniagillette:

libbyoreillyphotography:

kirafaris:

jennlikes:

pbl_photography:

lilmissy001:

ciners00:

cameragirl5d:

stacykron:

kdokoza:

Would you like to participate in next weeks list?  Here it is and you’ll just follow the prompts and then(…)

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glimpse of the week

If you’re not following the CMglimpse project on Instagram then you should be.  The talent there is incredible!  Week after week, Instagramers are following the prompt list and rocking out one awesome photo after another. You need to see them so we’re going to be showcasing just a few of our favorites from the week here on the CMblog each weekend!

cburtonsiller:

anyotherwoman:

for_the_love_of_it_all:

kdokoza:

pbl_photography:

kirafaris:

sfcitymom:

nlmonaco:

lindsayhubbell:

blugo08:

Would you like to participate in next weeks list?  Here it is and you’ll just follow the prompts and then(…)

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creativity exercise: Using Body Language to Create Captivating Photographs

Picking up your camera, shooting, and challenging yourself is the best way to improve your photography.  The Creativity Exercises within the Clickin Moms photography forum are a great source for finding new ways to challenge yourself.  On the first Monday of every month the wonderful Sarah Wilkerson posts a new tutorial and challenges our members to shoot with the exercise in mind.  While the exercises are ongoing, at the end of each month we choose a few images as the(…)

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creativity exercise: 7 creative ideas for unconventional self portraits

Picking up your camera, shooting, and challenging yourself is the best way to improve your photography.  The Creativity Exercises within the Clickin Moms photography forum are a great source for finding new ways to challenge yourself.  On the first Monday of every month the wonderful Sarah Wilkerson posts a new tutorial and challenges our members to shoot with the exercise in mind.  While the exercises are ongoing, at the end of each month we choose a few images as the(…)

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snow photography inspiration

by Amy Lucy Lockheart
There is something so enchanting about snow. The way it falls softly to the ground and covers the earth
in a giant white blanket makes everything seem so fresh and magical. But when snow is present, so is
the cold. That cold may mean that many of us decide to stay indoors where we are nice and toasty.
Taking photos of your kids outdoors in the winter can be very rewarding, so do your best to come out
of hibernation and(…)

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favorite images of 2012

About a month ago we asked CM members to show us their favorite photo they took in 2012 and boy did they!  The thread has nearly 500 posts and the work shared in it is absolutely incredible.  We’ve known it for a long time but this confirms that the Clickin Moms forum is filled with utterly talented women!  Enjoy just a few of of the members’ favorite images!
favorite CM member images of 2012
Jessica Nelson ‘JessicaN’:

Jessica Remus ‘jremus’:

Elizabeth Blank ‘ElizabethBlank’:

Megan Axelsson(…)

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first snow of the season and frost bokeh by Caryn Scanlan

creativity exercise: beautiful bokeh

Picking up your camera, shooting, and challenging yourself is the best way to improve your photography.  The Creativity Exercises within the Clickin Moms photography forum are a great source for finding new ways to challenge yourself.  On the first Monday of every month the wonderful Sarah Wilkerson posts a new tutorial and challenges our members to shoot with the exercise in mind.  While the exercises are ongoing, at the end of each month we choose a few images as the(…)

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creativity exercise: a classic artist’s exercise

Picking up your camera, shooting, and challenging yourself is the best way to improve your photography.  The Creativity Exercises within the Clickin Moms photography forum are a great source for finding new ways to challenge yourself.  On the first Monday of every month the wonderful Sarah Wilkerson posts a new tutorial and challenges our members to shoot with the exercise in mind.  While the exercises are ongoing, at the end of each month we choose a few images as the(…)

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close-up superhero photography

creativity exercise: 3 quick tips for close-up portraiture

Picking up your camera, shooting, and challenging yourself is the best way to improve your photography.  The Creativity Exercises within the Clickin Moms photography forum are a great source for finding new ways to challenge yourself.  On the first Monday of every month the wonderful Sarah Wilkerson posts a new tutorial and challenges our members to shoot with the exercise in mind.  While the exercises are ongoing, at the end of each month we choose a few images as the(…)

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creativity exercise: 5 tips for shooting through glass effectively

Picking up your camera, shooting, and challenging yourself is the best way to improve your photography.  The Creativity Exercises (photography tutorials) within the Clickin Moms photography forum are a great source for finding new ways to challenge yourself.  On the first Monday of every month the wonderful Sarah Wilkerson posts a new photography tutorial and challenges our members to shoot with the exercise in mind.  While the exercises are ongoing, at the end of each month we choose a few images(…)

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creativity exercise: humanizing a non-human subject or object

Picking up your camera, shooting, and challenging yourself is the best way to improve your photography.  The Creativity Exercises within the Clickin Moms photography forum are a great source for finding new ways to challenge yourself.  On the first Monday of every month the wonderful Sarah Wilkerson posts a new tutorial and challenges our members to shoot with the exercise in mind.  While the exercises are ongoing, at the end of each month we choose a few images as the(…)

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creativity exercise: permission to copy

Picking up your camera, shooting, and challenging yourself is the best way to improve your photography.  The Creativity Exercises within the Clickin Moms forum are a great source for finding new ways to challenge yourself.  On the first Monday of every month the wonderful Sarah Wilkerson posts a new tutorial and challenges our members to shoot with the exercise in mind.  While the exercises are ongoing, at the end of each month we choose a few images as the ‘Editors’(…)

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creativity exercise: off with their heads!

Sarah Wilkerson has been at it again and challenging us to stretch our creativity!
creativity exercise | off with their heads!
Because breaking the rules is oh so much FUN!

The challenge:  One of the first things to draw the viewer’s eye in any given image is the human face. For this exercise, your image has to draw the viewer in in other ways. Present a portrait of a person that EXCLUDES the head. Cut off should be no higher than the neck,(…)

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creativity exercise: groups of three

Sarah Wilkerson has been at it again and challenging us to stretch our creativity!

creativity exercise | groups of three
There’s something special about threes in art; the Rule of Thirds is obviously a good example of the prominent role of three in artistic composition. Notably, elements in groups of three can also strengthen an image’s composition – perhaps because many people unconsciously impart religious and/or cultural significance to such a grouping. Three items together creates a pleasing sense of balance and(…)

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creativity exercise: fork, knife or spoon

Sarah Wilkerson has been at it again and challenging us to stretch our creativity!
creativity exercise | fork, knife or spoon
I know – totally bizarre, right?  When I first read the challenge I was all “Um….okay….can’t wait to see how people approach this one”.  But then the sum total of my creativity could fit in a thimble so I should have known I would be amazed yet again by the creativity I’m surrounded with every day at Clickinmoms.

The exercise challenged members(…)

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creativity exercise: shooting indirectly

Sarah Wilkerson has been at it again and challenging us to stretch our creativity!  We just concluded another Creativity Exercise at Clickin Moms photography forum.
creativity exercise | shooting indirectly
Many surfaces have reflective qualities — glass, metal, water, even highly polished wood. Take a walk around your house/neighborhood/city/etc, and pay attention to reflective surfaces. When you set out to find reflections, you might be surprised at the variety of surfaces capable of catching and reflecting the light. Also pay attention to(…)

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creativity exercise: photographer in the frame

We had our first Creativity Exercise last week at Clickin Moms and it was fantastic!  The ridiculously talented Sarah Wilkerson (who’s initials really mean SuperWoman – seriously – I am so in awe of all she manages to get done in a day.  I want to be just like her when I grow up…..whenever that might be….) is going to be challenging us  with new exercises every two weeks to get our creative juices flowing.  We’ll feature her favorite pictures(…)

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