Maybe you got a brand new camera over the holidays and are itching to try it out or maybe you just want to try to capture some of the beauty of Winter landscapes. Whatever your reasons may be, photographing snow can be beautiful if you do it right. If you’re thinking of braving the elements, […]
Author: Joanna Smith
Joanna Smith is a portrait photographer in the Chicago area specializing in children, family, and maternity portraits. Find her at her website and blog.
It’s that time of year again where days are shorter and colder, snow starts falling, and it begins to look a lot like Christmas. With the holidays upon us, everyone wants great photos of their Christmas tree and their loved ones in front of it. Here’s how to capture a bit of the magic:
Everybody makes mistakes, even the best photographers out there make them. The key isn’t to not make mistakes but to be aware of them and to learn from them. Here are 7 Deadly Sins to be aware of. Portrait by Kuster & Wildhaber Photography, on Flickr 1. Poor Planning – One thing I always […]
If you are a part of the photography community in any way, whether as a hobbyist, a newbie photographer or even a professional photographer, you’ve heard of it: The Golden Hour. What exactly is the Golden Hour and why do photographers love it so much? It’s the time of day when the sunlight softens and allows for beautiful warm colors to filter through your surroundings. You can find this stunning light anywhere but not at any time of the day.