Getting Exposure Right in Camera and Why It Is Important

The following post is from Amanda of Everyday Elements: Digital cameras were an awesome invention, allowing many to pick up the hobby of photography and learn it much faster because you can instantly see the image, and not have to wait for film to be developed. Along with digital cameras, came the invention of similarly…

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{30} Photography Tutorials

I am counting down the days to my 30th birthday, and I couldn't be more excited! Truly! As I was brainstorming ways to celebrate here on the blog, I couldn't help but think that 30 lists of {30} items would be just about perfect for my type-A, list-making self. Join me for the next month…

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Compose Engaging Pictures with Rule of Thirds

The following post is from Amanda of Everyday Elements: Most everyone has a camera now a days....be it the camera on your phone, an affordable point and shoot, or a big-daddy DSLR. And, with cameras "at the ready" all the time, more pictures are being taken now than ever before. However does more pictures necessarily…

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Organizing Your Digital Photos

The following post is from Michelle of Tech Geek Girl: One of the greatest things about digital photography is the ability to take photos of just about anything and everything without worry about the cost of film or developing. The downside is that,  if you're anything like me, you probably have a ton of photos…

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Giveaway: DXG Luxe 1080p Ultra Slim Camcorder (3 Winners!!!)

This giveaway is now closed! The winners are Rod ([email protected]…), Pamela ([email protected]) and Greg ([email protected]…)! One of my most treasured videos of all time is the one we shot of our sleepy-eyed girls walking down the steps on Christmas morning a few years ago! With the holidays fast approaching, now is a great time to…

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Photography 101: Tips for Beginners

If you're an experienced photographer, this post is not for you. But if you're a hobby photographer who's just learning how to take artistic photos or use a DSLR, here are some of my favorite tips from some of my favorite sites. For myself, I still haven't mastered the art of taking pictures in full…

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Make Your Own 3D Images with Roxio 3D Photo Creator

Have you ever watched a 3D movie or looked at a 3D image and wished you could bring the same sort of technology home? No? Well, to be honest, I hadn't either, mostly because I didn't even realize it was possible! However, Roxio emailed me and invited me to try their 3D Photo Creator, which…

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Photoshop 101: Basic Photo Editing Tutorials

Experienced Photoshop users probably won't find much new information here, but if you're just learning to edit photos in Photoshop, here are 9 handy tutorials that you're sure to use. As the mother of four little ones, I think head swapping is pretty much the coolest Photoshop feature ever! 1. Head Swapping Tutorial | MCP…

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Quick Tip: Use Your Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

Although my husband was a graphic designer, I've only recently started using Photoshop myself. I do a little bit of photo editing, but I really enjoy working with graphics more. Whether you're using it for photography or design, one of the keys to getting the most out of Photoshop is to use hotkeys for the…

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The Development of the Camera over the Years

I am so thankful for the development of photography as an affordable medium for capturing memories. I've often said that I'd eat rice and beans in order to afford a new camera if mine ever broke, because it's really that important to me. Just for fun, I put together this gallery with some of the…

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