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Your Weekend Project – Motion

Hi friends! Another Friday is upon us, and that means it’s time for your Weekend Project. This weekend, the subject is “Motion”. Stop motion, or show motion. Take photos while in motion, or of something in motion around you. Create light trails, do long exposures of traffic or star trails, or freeze someone in midair […]

Your Weekend Project – Portraits Without Faces

The art of capturing a person’s portrait without including their face is gaining popularity in lifestyle photography. I see it quite often in family portraiture and wedding photography as well. It’s a fun way to include aspects of your subject’s personality that isn’t immediately apparent in their smile. This New Year’s weekend, I encourage you […]

Your Weekend Photography Project – Manual and SOOC

This weekend’s project is designed to get you back to basics, and to break you out of your automated settings habits. We can sometimes rely too much on our camera’s auto settings, or on our post-processing skills, rather than concentrating on our photographic abilities to get the shot we’re looking for. Sometimes it’s good to […]

Your Weekend Photography Project

This weekend I challenge you all to capture an unusual point of view. Use a Manfrotto Magic Arm or a Joby Gorillapod to take remote photographs from improbable angles. Get down on the ground and shoot up from under the subject. Climb up on your roof (safely!) and give us a birds-eye view of your […]

SOOC Challenge

This weekend I challenge you to share your “straight out of camera”, or “SOOC” shots. Sometimes we all need a little motivation to get back down to basics. We sometimes tend to allow our post-processing skills make up for less than perfect shots. We think, “Well, the exposure isn’t quite right, but I’ll fix that […]

Have Fun With Your Camera This Weekend!

I think it’s time to get out there and have some fun this weekend, my friends! We work hard, we have busy lives, but at the end of the day you really have to say to yourself, “Am I having any fun?” Well, are you? Last weekend, my husband and I went to the Phoenix […]