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By Steve Russell This article falls within the “I wish I had done that” category. After my children were grown and off to college or on their own, a woman I knew showed me a photo album that really made me wish I had done the same thing with my family. The reason I didn’t was [...]
When I was very little – around six or seven years old (and yes, that is me in the photo above, but I was about three then) – we had a friend of the family who was a professional photographer. He had a very complete darkroom in his home, owned every piece of photographic gear [...]
Since the long Memorial Day Weekend is upon us (here in the U.S., anyway), entertain yourselves with these fun games you can play with your camera! The Acrobat Project: What you’ll need: A D-SLR with a timer and/or a remote shutter release, a tripod, comfy clothes, and a suspension of self-consciousness. The intent: To catch [...]
I’ve always liked taking photos but what really got me using a camera on a highly obsessive level was when I had kids. While I love to photograph a wide variety of things, my kids are still my favorite subjects to line up in my viewfinder. Here are some basic tips for photographing children – [...]
Babies are and always will be the cutest subjects a photographer can find. Of course the flip side is that they hardly keep still and are difficult to settle for a picture. Nonetheless, their cute pink faces and big eyes work like magic pills and drain you of all your stress. I’m sure most of [...]
Yesterday I had the pleasure of doing an outdoor shoot with my very favorite model – my daughter. We went outside and I had a big blanket and I basically scooted Lexi around this blanket for twenty minutes while trying to persuade her that grass is not food. A friend of mine was showing me [...]