Pinterest

Explore Vintage Cupcake, Snow and more!

IMPORTANT TIP "It can be helpful to gather a little information about [the children] before you begin the session. In my pre-session consultations I ask the mom about her toddler’s favorite songs, TV characters, etc. This way I can more quickly enter into their world once I meet them."

How to connect with kids to get great pictures

IMPORTANT TIP "It can be helpful to gather a little information about [the children] before you begin the session. In my pre-session consultations I ask the mom about her toddler’s favorite songs, TV characters, etc. This way I can more quickly enter into their world once I meet them."

Really great tips on photographing eyes!  I'm so impressed with this blog as an amateur photographer.

Really great tips on photographing eyes! I'm so impressed with this blog as an amateur photographer.

Photographing Group Portraits that are in focus | Wedding Photography Blog | Melissa Jill Photography

Photographing Group Portraits that are in focus

Photographing Group Portraits that are in focus | Wedding Photography Blog | Melissa Jill Photography

Here are some tips to remember when shooting on the same plane: Keep people close together.  As I am getting a family together, I tell them that we are going to

Family Sessions: Shooting on the Same Plane

Here are some tips to remember when shooting on the same plane: Keep people close together. As I am getting a family together, I tell them that we are going to

Group photo aperture settings     1 person = F/1.4 +     2 people = F/1.8 +     3 people = f/2.0 - f/2.8+     4 people (family session, bridal party, etc.) = f/2.8+     5+ people = f/3.2, f/3.5, f/4.0 +

Group photo aperture settings 1 person = F/1.4 + 2 people = F/1.8 + 3 people = f/2.0 - f/2.8+ 4 people (family session, bridal party, etc.) = f/2.8+ 5+ people = f/3.2, f/3.5, f/4.0 +

Karen Russell-tips for shooting in a big box store

Karen Russell-tips for shooting in a big box store

{simple sports photo tips}

flag football {simple sports photo tips} (Under the Sycamore)

Lighting 101 from The Stobist.  

This video is pretty much the best thing ever. It's the basics of lighting, what stuff means, and what equipment to use. I'm not ready for this level of photography yet, but it definitely helps me to think about composition a little more.

Lighting 101 from The Stobist. This video is pretty much the best thing ever. It's the basics of lighting, what stuff means, and what equipment to use. I'm not ready for this level of photography yet, but it definitely helps me to think about composition a little more.