It's understandable for hobbyist or professional photographers to invest in top-of-the-line camera equipment. But should parents—who really will be taking just pictures of their family—spring for the cost of even a starting level DLSR camera? Here are some benefits that can help parents decide if it's worth it for them. … [Read more...] about Should parents invest in a DLSR?
I hate the camera, since I don't think I'm photogenic. But if there's anything America's Next Top Model taught me (see those reality shows are helpful!) it's that a good photo depends on so much more than a pretty face. Just knowing how to pose and what angle flatters you most makes a huge difference. Here are some useful tips. First of all, know where to look. Focsu your … [Read more...] about How to look better in photos
How to take great food photos with a point-and-shoot Many of like posting photos of our restaurant adventures in Facebook. We're not professionals—and we certainly don't plan on buying expensive equipment! And even if we do have an awesome SLR and lens kit, we won't always lug it around, especially if we're just planning to have dinner out with friends. But we can still … [Read more...] about How to take great food shots with a point-and-shoot
All of my attempts to take good photos of my pets end up in disaster. He either gets shocked by the flash (and freezes or runs away) or his eyes have a weird red or green reflection. It's very frustrating, and I'm sure many other pet owners feel the same way. How can we show off our pet's adorable antics, or his shiny fur, when every photo we have looks this horrible? I asked … [Read more...] about Tips for taking great pet photos
We've heard this again and again from many brides: 'Get the best wedding photographer you can afford.' If you've got a limited budget, then save on wedding invitations or flower arrangements—these details aren't absolutely crucial to the experience. But years from now, your wedding photos will be your most cherished keepsakes, and you want someone with the experience and skill … [Read more...] about Tips for choosing a wedding photographer