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10 Pet Photography Blogs, Tips, and Inspiration

Many of us have a furry companion right by our side and most likely treat them like they are our children or as a part of the family. Pets are known for doing the most random, hilarious, and most unexpected things and I know I definitely love to capture those moments.Continue reading

The Art of Composition and Cropping in Photography

Today’s guest post comes from SCU President and founder of Marketing Essentials International, Skip Cohen and Hybrid Photographer Suzette Allen.

Intro by Skip Cohen

In 2009 I spent three weeks at Hallmark Institute doing public portfolio reviews. One of the other “judges” was Gregory Heisler. The process was pretty basic. Each of the almost two hundred students, one at a time, would put up their portfolio (actual prints), and each of the judges would critique the work.

The three judges approached each student’s work from a different perspective. For Gregory, it was often about the power of the images. Over and again he’d show how changing the composition and cropping of an image would add impact and completely change the story. Each time Gregory would critique a portfolio, I often learned as much as the students.Continue reading

How to Create a Time Lapse Video with ProShow and More

Time lapse videos have become more and more popular over time. This is a very interesting technique built out of hundreds of images taken per second and certain intervals and then made into a short video clip. Once played it looks like time appears to be moving faster even though it’s being played at a normal speed.Continue reading

Black & White Photography Tips and Tricks

Black and white photography is a great technique to try for giving your images a striking look. Consider shooting in/for black and white next time you’re out on an adventure or maybe just want to go on a practice run. Some of the better subjects to work with are landscape or portrait.Continue reading

5 Tips to Shoot + Produce Travel Slideshows

Want to bring back a nice and free memento from your trip(s)? Forget bringing back a keychain or a t-shirt…take pictures of your trip as you go so you can make the best slideshow. It’s a great and easy way to relive those moments.

Below are a few tips to help you plan what you want to shoot and what else to include in your final video. Once you’ve produced your slideshow you can share your journey and all the excitement from it with your friends and family. An awesome keepsake for all. Continue reading

Summer Photo Checklist

Summertime is full of fun activities! From travel to a day at the pool. Make sure you document what you did this summer…including the little things like a melting ice cream treat or tan lines.

Save this cute Summer Photo Checklist PDF to print or pin it and start marking them off one by one!Continue reading

9 Creative Ideas for Macro Photography

Are you stuck in a creative rut? Macro photography is such a fun way to get your creative juices flowing. You’re able to focus on a simple subject and then view it in a variety of beautiful ways.

You’ll see patterns, textures, lighting, colors and so much more from another point of view and see things you wouldn’t normally see on a regular basis.Continue reading