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My Journey to Here

Today’s post is 2-fold! I’ve had lots of people asking recently about how I got started in photography, and about my journey to here… so I wanted to share! And seccondly, I’ve noticed a lot of conversations amongst our students that one of the biggest challenges they’re facing… it’s not what shutter speed to choose… but the curse […]

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Create Dramatic Portraits with Single Window Light

    It’s a common misconception that when you want to start taking more dramatic portraits, you need to invest in buying, and learning how to use, studio lights or off-camera-flash.  While these can come in handy for some genres of photography, if you’re looking to enhance your own photography skills and take more dramatic […]

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My 2016 Top Ten

I’ll be perfectly honest – 2016 certainly wasn’t the best year for me… We lost my Dad on Christmas Eve in 2015, which, thrown in with living in a different country, long work hours for my husband, sleep deprivation from a small baby, and some not-very-pleasant post-natal anxiety tossed in for good measure (Ah, why not hey!) … life […]

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We Love {Week Six}

This week is always exciting as we give our students the key ingredients needed to photograph a beautiful, flattering and engaging portrait. With heads filled with their newfound knowledge of the fundamentals of lighting, posing, composition, camera settings and locations, our students all produced fabulous portrait images. We’re so proud of the portraits this week! Leave […]

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We Love {Week Six}

  This week is such a fun lesson when our students photograph a portrait in full manual mode, applying everything they’ve learned to date about light and composition, and camera settings, as well as ways to pose their subject in relation to the light for the most flattering portrait. Their images are so beautiful and professional looking, […]

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