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A Few Changes Can Lead to Great Photos: Tip 1

Life Lesson from Photography School Contributing Photographer: Carla Ackermann Every Tuesday for the next several weeks we will be exploring some basic photography concepts in this series “Life Lessons from Photography School.” This wonʼt be a time where we learn a whole lot of technical stuff; there are hundreds of websites to do that! We…
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DIY Camera Strap Cover

Featured Contributor: Leigh Ann Phillips When my husband bought me a SLR camera, I knew I wanted to make it distinctive, so I made a camera strap cover for it. You can too! You’ll need: Fabric – I bought a precut Jelly Roll at Joann’s, but you can use any scrap fabric. Thread Fusible Fleece…
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Long Time No Post!!

Let me start off by saying this…..we are all done teething in this house! HALLELUJAH!! Ever since Lo was born, I’ve been looking forward to this day. It’s a wonderful feeling. ((sigh)) So anyways. Lots of exciting things going on around here. I have my first wedding shoot 2 weeks ago. And yes, I’m still…
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Maternity Shots for the Wine-In-A-Box Crowd.

If you can afford to go out and hire a ridiculous-wonderful-amazing photographer to take a zillion pictures of you and your hubby in various maternity poses, including the ubiquitous and always present fingers making a heart on mom’s belly, then this post is not for you. If however, you have expensive tastes, no money in…
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Fear and Trembling

I have a lack of fear in storms…most of the time. Most of the time I’m so busy being excited to see the handiwork and power of God on display that I’m still praying that the storm get’s even bigger. Obviously I’ve never been in
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And the winner is…

MEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!! And my beautiful Gabi Girl! WOW! I’m just totally stoked. Don’t know if I have much more to say than that. I have never really won anything BIG like this. Check out the announcement on her blog… Monkey Tree Photography I just hope she will take pics of all 3 kids. YAY! Thanks to…
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Lightning

Happy Memorial Day! I’m running myself crazy this week but this morning…I’m headed to the beach! I don’t understand why the general population around here doesn’t drive around with bumper stickers that declare: “I live near the beach SUCKA!” These pictures are from awhile ago- I’m really playing with
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Thunderstorms: A post about photography- Part I

There are a few things in life where you absolutely cannot get away with being a lackluster photographer and still have a great photograph. Kids and lightning are two of those things (and I plan on talking about them later this week), but sunsets, landscapes, and scenery of all kinds do not fall into that…
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Photographing Your Family

I’m a momtographer (re: a photographer whose point of view generally relates to just being a mom and wanting document daily life in an artistic way).  I wasn’t always like this…but necessity breeds invention and since I can’t pay for better photographers to come take family portraits…I do my own. Since discovering that I needed…
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