Why do my images look blurry?

Why do my images look blurry?

We've all had it, images where our subject looks soft, and out of focus and we wonder where the heck it has all gone wrong!  

There can be several reasons why your images aren't looking as tack sharp as we want them to be, and (luckily!) few things we can do to make it better. 

So here are THREE things to check if you feel you are constantly getting soft or out of focus images.  Of course, there are a other involved in getting a tack sharp images, but chances are if your images aren't as sharp as you want them to be, it's one of these :) 

When should I use Photoshop instead of Lightroom?

When should I use Photoshop instead of Lightroom?

One of the most common questions I hear about Lightroom is "When should I take my images into Photoshop when I've been working in Lightroom?" 

Following closely on it's heels is this question: "I'm not getting the images I want in Lightroom, do I need to learn Photoshop?" 

The good news is I can answer both questions in one blog post!  

So if you are currently using LIghtroom, and are wondering about when and why you should sometimes use Photoshop, OR if you feel like you are not getting the images you want in Lightroom, and are wondering if doing more in Photoshop is the answer to your prayers. then this is the blog post for you :)  

Sound good? Then read on...

5 Ways to Capture the Ages & Stages of Your Kids

5 Ways to Capture the Ages & Stages of Your Kids

When I first started my photography journey many years ago, my whole reason for picking up my camera was to ensure that I could capture all the things that made my son special .  It's amazing just how quickly it all changes, and before you know it they have moved onto the next "phase" of their own journey - and you blinked and missed it :) 

When you are in the thick of the daily grind, it can sometimes be hard to stop and think about what's important to capture.  So today, I'm giving you five different things you can capture so that you can document this current "stage" of your children. 

How to Get the Best Crop in LIghtroom

How to Get the Best Crop in LIghtroom

Lightroom has a number of options within it's crop tool that can help you make sure you get the absolute best crop for your image.  That way you can make sure you have the used a composition for your photo that gives it the most impact! 

In this post, I'm going to walk you step by step through using the crop tool, and the different options you can choose to help you get the best crop in Lightroom. 

Let's dig in!

5 Lightroom Myths Debunked

5 Lightroom Myths Debunked

Most of us have fallen for a common Lightroom myth or misconception at some point in time - myself included!  For me, it was assuming that Lightroom wasn't for hobbyists and that I really need to use Photoshop if I wanted to get images like the "pros", when nothing could be further from the truth! 

Let's break down 5 Lightroom myths that you might believe that is stopping you from making the most of this amazing program....