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Five Ways to Capture The Ages & Stages of Your Kids
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.
8 Tips and Tricks for Photographing Children
Photographing children can be pretty challenging! Especially so if you are photographing your own children, since they would rather be doing ANYTHING else rather than sitting you with and having a camera thrust in their face. (And it can be the same if you are the hired photographer too!) I have had my fair share of pouty faces and cheesy grins over the years...
5 Tips to Help You Capture Your Everyday Beautifully
But just because you are capturing the everyday doesn't mean it has to be boring. There are loads of ways to shake it up a bit and capture your family's moments beautifully. (And if you find yourself stuck with what to photograph, or just need a little creative push, then you can also grab a free ebook with a whopping 100 prompts to get you started!)
Lifestyle Photography: 8 Tips for Capturing Your Own Children
If you have children that love getting their photo taken, then I totally envy you! As my son has grown up and developed his own (strong willed) personality, he has also grown more resistant to getting his picture taken. Of course that is fine – I mean, who wants to have a lens in their face everyday? – but as a mother who wants to document our family life, it can be downright tricky at times!
7 Tips for Capturing The Details in Lifestyle Photography
One of the things that draws me to lifestyle photography more than any other kind is that I love detail shots! Whilst I also enjoy a good portrait - and I think that they are just as important and beautiful to photograph too - I believe detail shots can be just as gorgeous as any other type of image, and as it requires you to slow down and be a little bit more purposeful when shooting, really allows you to see the beauty in your everyday life.
12 Lifestyle Photography Tips
We all want to more beautifully capture our everyday, so today I'm going to give you some lifestyle \ documentary photography tips!First of all, let's cover what lifestyle photography actually is. Although everyone has a slightly different take on lifestyle photography - for me, this is about capturing real life, as it happens, and finding the beauty the mundane details of everyday life.
15 Tips for Photographing Toddlers
One of the things I am asked most frequently about is whether I have any tips for photographing toddlers, so I thought I'd put together some for you! Although these tips certainly apply to professional photographers wanting to capture this age group, I've written these with a parent photographing their own child in mind - so in natural situations, not necessarily studios or formally posed.
Photography Project: Currently
For this month's creativity exercise, we are going to switch gears a little bit (again! I like to mix it up 😄) and consider how we can document our lives, or the lives of the people we love, through photography. Once again, it's a simple idea: we are going to do this using a "currently" list. It's such a wonderful way to document what your life looks like right NOW, and not only that, but it will get your creative juices flowing as you need to decide how to capture these thoughts, feelings and actions.
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Being Ready To Capture Everyday Moments
Even before I started a Project 365, most days I would pick up my camera – not necessarily to get a great shot, but simply to snap the candid moments that happened throughout the day. I've lost count of the number of times I missed a "kodak moment" because I was either fumbling with my settings, trying to find a memory card, or wondering where the heck I'd left my camera bag!
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6 Ways to Shoot Around Household Clutter
Whilst my home isn't exactly an rubbish tip, it's a normal family home with lots of clutter from day to day life. Many times I find myself wishing I had a home that was a bit more camera friendly (imagine, large windows, white walls, crisp clean furniture, no lego pieces in sight and no drawing on the walls...mmm, bliss) but you just have to learn to work with what you've got!