Photo Tip Tuesday

Photo Tip Tuesday – Best point-and-shoot cameras for travel

With everyone being stuck indoors for the past few months, many people are starting to plan their getaways - whether it be a staycation or a road trip. Recently, I was asked by a fellow blogger, Janair, what the best travel camera is. Although there are hundreds (if not, thousands) of cameras to choose from,… Continue reading Photo Tip Tuesday – Best point-and-shoot cameras for travel

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Photo Tip Tuesday – How to capture blended families

With the potential for familial relations to be sensitive, you may feel that photographing blended will be stressful, but it doesn't have to be. It can be tricky to navigate the waters of family dynamics, particularly if there‚Äôs tension between the children and a step-parent, but if you add the following steps to your arsenal,… Continue reading Photo Tip Tuesday – How to capture blended families

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Photo Tip Tuesday – How to whiten teeth in Photoshop

Even though you may frequently tell your subjects to "say cheese", no one actually wants their smile to be akin to a block of cheddar. If your photos could use some post-production Crest Whitestrips, check out these tips to whiten & brighten teeth in Photoshop (including Photoshop Elements). Select the Lasso Tool Start by drawing… Continue reading Photo Tip Tuesday – How to whiten teeth in Photoshop

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Photo Tip Tuesday – How to capture your model

Many times, when models step in front of a camera, there is some nervousness & trepidation. If your subject seems a bit tense at the start of your session, try the following tips to loosen them up and create natural looking images. Posture & angles Ask your model to elongate their neck while tilting their… Continue reading Photo Tip Tuesday – How to capture your model

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Photo Tip Tuesday – Video calls

Since the coronavirus outbreak caused many people to work from home, the workforce has turned to Zoom, Hangouts, Skype, FaceTime and other programs to conduct meeting for work & school. If you are working from home and want to look your best during your video calls, check out these tips to elevate your web chats.… Continue reading Photo Tip Tuesday – Video calls

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Photo Tip Tuesday – Capturing same sex couples

Recently, there was a big change in the way the United States handles LGBTQ individuals. This Pride month, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling that bars employment discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people. It is a large win for the community and comes less than 16 years after same-gender marriage became… Continue reading Photo Tip Tuesday – Capturing same sex couples

Photo Tip Tuesday, Photojournalism

Photo Tip Tuesday – Capturing protests & riots

The recent murder of George Floyd - and the subsequent protests that have followed - has been an emotional moment in history. Personally, I practiced the importance of photographing these moments during my time at CNN during which I won a Peabody Award for coverage of the Arab Spring Uprising, as well as several Black… Continue reading Photo Tip Tuesday – Capturing protests & riots

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Photo Tip Tuesday – Photographing quiet areas

In several areas around the country, many people gathered in crowded areas to celebrate Memorial Day this past weekend. If you were one of these attendees - or if you live in a densely populated area - you probably want to get away from the crowded areas for a bit. If you're a street photographer,… Continue reading Photo Tip Tuesday – Photographing quiet areas

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Photo Tip Tuesday – Drone photography & cinematography

Drone photography & cinematography has grown in popularity over the past few years. Aside from providing photographers & cinematographers the option of capturing photos & videos from extraordinary vantage points, drone photography & cinematography offers more versatility for professional use. Photographers are now able to incorporate aerial photography into their services, allowing them to provide… Continue reading Photo Tip Tuesday – Drone photography & cinematography