For Beginners

Never Say Cheese // Secret Tips for Getting Kids to Smile in Photographs

Never Say Cheese // Secret Tips for Getting Kids to Smile in Photographs

Aside from people trying to decide which camera to buy, the most popular question I hear is, "How do you get kids to sit still and smile?" It's a simple answer really:  Make them happy! I love candid smiles. I love the faces of kids playing with bubbles in the summer, throwing leaves in the air in the fall, doing snow angels in the winter, and running among flowers in the spring. Happy kids make the best photographs.

10 Most Important Photography Definitions for Beginners // Intro to Photography

10 Most Important Photography Definitions for Beginners // Intro to Photography

Learning photography can be intimidating. There are so many terms that often time tutorials can be confusing because you don't even know exactly what the author is referring to! So, to make things easier, here are my top 10 terms I wish I knew when I was learning photography. Note: These are not the full technical definitions of each, but instead, how *I* define them for my purposes.