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Happy Holidays …. a Time for Giving

Happy Holidays - Giving is in the Air Ashley and I hope you are having an amazing holiday season!It's a busy time for us.... cooking, getting presents, wrapping them and meeting up with family and friends. …
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10 tips for creatives,
Tips & Lessons

10 Tips for Creatives – Photographers

We all go through those horrible creative slumps.  I've had a couple of people ask me how I get rid of those damn creative blocks, so I figured I'd give my tips to help you.…
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Macro & Close-upTips & Lessons

White Balance your Camera – Let’s fix those Reds

Problems with Your Colors - White Balance your Camera If you're a Macro and Close up photographer and love photographing rich colors,  you've probably have had some problems getting those dark or bright reds, yellows,  and other…
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understand your histogram
Exposure

Understand your Camera’s Histogram

Your Camera's Histogram is Important I'm going to talk to you in my language…this is not technical at all, BUT it will help you understand your histogram in your camera. I'm just not a technical…
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fix dark backgrounds
ExposureMacro & Close-up

Reduce Dark Background From Flash

Reducing Your Dark Background From Your Flash On my first live chat show, one of the critique submissions from William was perfect for a deep dive video. He had a beautiful bug image that was…
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outdoor flower photography, how to photograph flowers, flower photography,
Macro & Close-upTips & Lessons

How to Photograph Flowers Outdoors

Photograph Flowers Outdoors   Yep, it's true. I think flowers are the most photographed subject (besides people shots) out there. SO WHAT?  I love to photograph flowers and if you like to photograph them too,…
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How to Use Social Media for Photographers
BusinessExposure

How to Use Social Media for Photographers

How to Use Social Media for Photographers One of my photographer friends was a bit frustrated with Facebook and how fine art photographers just don't get the likes and shares as much as a person…
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Understand Exposure to be a power shooter.
ExposureTips & Lessons

Stop Being a Snap Shooter and Really Focus on Exposure

I know that exposure isn't the sexiest thing to talk about...we just want to make awesome pictures and really hope that we grabbed the perfect shot the first time. But unfortunately that rarely happens :(  …
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what is the f-stop, shutter speed & Iso for photography
Macro & Close-upTips & Lessons

The Secret of Successful Photography using the F-Stop – Shutter Speed and ISO

Understanding the f-Stop, Shutter Speed and ISO One of the problems I see the most when people ask, "why isn't my photograph looking the way I want it to look after I take the picture?"…
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Tips & Lessons

Platform overwhelm…do you have it too?

Platform Overwhelm...Do You Have it Too? Are you like I am and want to chat with everyone everywhere? The problem for me is that I have built a community and I feel that if I leave…
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Tips & Lessons

What do You Like in Life? Photograph it!

What do you like in life? Think about it and then photograph it or the concept of your passion. Photography is not only for the visual experience in life, but it can be a documentation…
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Macro & Close-upTips & Lessons

10 Quick Tips on Photographing Macro

I have received a lot of questions about how to photograph macro and close-up photography, so I figured I'd give you 10 quick tips on photographing Macro. 1. Read Books! Search online for macro photography…
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Tips & Lessons

Themes for the Day of the Week

Today is Thursday...Throw Back Thursday. Some people get frustrated about themes for the day of the week. If you don't like themes, ok I get it. But before you dismiss it, think about the subject.…
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Tips & Lessons

Fall Inspiration

Fall has arrived and for some of us, we will see the beautiful fall foliage images from others and wish we could be there photographing those amazing colors.  Don't despair. What's around you? I have…
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