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My Favorite Photography Pose - Twirling 1

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What if I told you that there’s a pose that guarantees your photos look cute, fun, and romantic? Every time. Guess what, there is and it is twirling. Twirling, spinning, whatever you want to call it is the perfect pose for giving your photos a sense of movement and fun. The best part, twirling photos […]

My Favorite Photography Pose – Twirling

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Have you ever watched a behind-the-scenes video of a photoshoot and see the subject moving between different poses as the photographer snaps away? This is called flow posing and it is one of my favorite photography pose options for beautiful and natural looking shots. My Favorite Photography Pose – What is Flow Posing? Flow posing […]

My Favorite Photography Pose – Flow Posing

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My Favorite Photography Poses - Walking 3

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Now that we’ve gone through lighting and location decisions, we can get to the fun stuff – posing! This is the first in a blog series about some of my favorite photography poses and let me tell you, we are starting with a good one. Walking! Now, it may not sound super exciting or fun, […]

My Favorite Photography Poses – Walking

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With the wealth of articles about how to improve your photography skills across the internet, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. Especially when the skills all seem to build upon each, so if you don’t understand one, then it seems impossible to understand anything else. I get it. I remember feeling that […]

Three Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills

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My 3 Step System to Triple Your Content Output 5

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There’s nothing worse than getting home from a photoshoot, feeling like you nailed your content, and then realizing that you have too many similar looking photos. We all know the Instagram struggle, right? You can post a photo far faster than it takes you to create it. At that rate, you’re on a hamster wheel […]

My 3 Step System to Triple Your Content Output

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If you’re starting to feel confident with some of the lighting principles we’ve already discussed, you might be wondering what you can do to start building on that knowledge. Backlighting is a bonus skill that you can start to cultivate that take your photography up a notch. It absolutely isn’t necessary and isn’t something you’ll […]

Everything You Need to Know about Backlighting

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Managing Highlights and Whites in Bright Photos 7

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Managing Highlights and Whites in Bright Photos – Intro One of the main ways to asses a photograph, is to see where you eye goes first. Ideally, your eye will go to the subject first and everything else will be context and background. Having extreme highlights and whites in bright photos, will almost always distract […]

Managing Highlights and Whites in Bright Photos

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Have you ever looked at a photo and felt like something was a little bit off? After trying the usual suspects of straightening the horizon lines and cropping out distracting things, does something still not seem right? Maybe color correcting the photo will help solve the problem. The coloring of the photo is also known […]

Color Correcting Photos in Two Clicks

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How Get Great Photographs in Crowded Areas 9

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I’ve looked around a location and felt my heart pounding as I saw how busy it was. How many people milling around. How many potential posing locations already claimed. The mounting pressure and disappointment. Wondering if you’re going to get great photos despite the amount of people around. Will it all be a waste? If […]

How Get Great Photographs in Crowded Areas

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When you are on location and trying to pick a spot to start shooting, you have to decide what you want in the photo and what you don’t. Composition basically comes down to deciding what to keep in and out of the photograph. The vibe or look you’re going for can help start making these […]

Deciding What to Keep In and Out of the Photograph

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Directing the Eye and Leading Lines Photography 11

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Everything in photography is really about how your eye is taking in the photo. Lighting is about creating a consistent aesthetic so your eye will naturally go to the subject and not be distracted by another aspect. (Unless that is what you’re going for.) Leading lines photography is another way that we can subtly direct […]

Directing the Eye and Leading Lines Photography

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When choosing a photo shoot location, you have to think about two major categories – the location in general and the amount of places you have at that location to pose. In other words, you have to decide where you are going to pictures and then specifically where you (or your subject) are going to […]

Choosing the Right Photo Shoot Location

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