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The Golden Hour {Beach Photography by Merissa Wakefield}

Shooting on the beach can give even the most seasoned photographers a shiver of fear (this one included!). Regardless of where you are in the world, universally most beaches will present light challenges, a lack of open shade, and sand in your camera! But Merissa Wakefield, who graduated only this year (true story!!) from our […]

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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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