Capturing newborns is one of my favorite kinds of photography. Here are a few of my favorite newborn photography tips. Newborn Photography Tips Capture details. Tiny fingers and toes grow alarmingly quickly! I love the newness of tiny newborn fingers and toes, and you can snap photos of them easily. This is also a fun way to get creative! I used a black cloth (an extra … [Read more...] about Newborn Photography Tips
We love sending out family Christmas cards every year – we make cards with photos on the outside AND inside! The hard part, other than being organized enough to then send them out, is getting a family photo for the front! This has gotten tougher with each new addition to our family, but I’m happy to have some fun options for this year’s card! Here are my best tips for a great … [Read more...] about Tips for Taking Great Family Photos!
I have wanted to see Niagara Falls for as long as I can remember, so when we decided to drive across the country this past summer I knew we needed to build in a detour to visit the Falls! We even decided to cross over to Canada because we had heard that the view from that side was spectacular. I’m so glad we did – the view was amazing, a memory of a lifetime! Getting there … [Read more...] about World Culture for Kids: Niagara Falls!
Seven-year-old Emma recently discovered Bill Waterson’s Calvin and Hobbes. She tried reading it a few months ago, and declared that it made no sense; now she finds it hilarious! It’s funny to see kids grow up and change! Johnny has reminded me of Calvin for quite a while – most especially for his ability to grimace for photographs. Sometimes I catch him off guard: But … [Read more...] about Calvin and Hobbes
I’m always looking to learn more about photography, so when I was offered a review copy of Digital SLR Video and Filmmaking For Dummies (Amazon affiliate link) I said of course! This book is an excellent introduction to making videos using an SLR camera! I found the parts about using different kinds of light and camera angles most helpful. So far I have always relied on natural … [Read more...] about Digital SLR Video and Filmmaking: Book Review