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How to Take Golden Hour Beach Photos Photographers by nature are light lovers at heart, and for that reason the golden hour is a much loved time of day. It’s warm, beautiful, consistent, and you can take dreamy portraits with it. It’s particularly perfect for beach photos, what with those open expanses of sea and […]

How to Take Golden Hour Beach Photos

How to Select your Aperture for Large Group Groups One of the easiest ways to improve our portraits is by creating beautiful background blur. It’s a great effect because it creates a clutter free background, which is essential in making sure our subjects pop!   You need to be shooting in manual mode to get […]

How to Select your Aperture for Large Group Photos

How to Find the Perfect Indoor Portrait Location Natural light photography is beautiful, and let’s face it, in many respects it’s a lot easier than trying to master a speedlight! But do you ever struggle to find beautiful light indoors to take your portraits? Maybe you have good light, but it’s not in the best location… ie. […]

Natural Light Photography – Finding Light Indoors

How to Set Up Your Own Natural Light Photography Studio Creating a natural light photography studio at home doesn’t need to be complicated! I took this shot at home, in my living room, without the use of any expensive or complicated studio equipment. You’d never guess it wasn’t shot in a professional photography studio!   […]

DIY Natural Light Photography Studio

Kids Love a Confetti Photo Session! I’ve always wanted to try confetti photos!  They’re fun, whimsical, colourful and I knew my kids would love it!  And let’s face it… for most of us, photo sessions need to be fun for our kids to willingly participate! The end result I was going for was my daughter […]

How to Take Confetti Photos

The Ultimate Family Posing Guide Yep, we’re talking posing! This family posing guide will give you posing suggestions and some fundamental compositional guidelines to go out and capture really beautiful, authentic family photos with engaging compositions. As you start to master the basics of photography, the next step to improving your portrait photography and taking […]

Ultimate Family Posing Guide

Natural Light Photography Tips – The Bathroom Studio! Does this sound familiar? You’re itching to take some portraits of the kids, and the weather is miserable. Indoors… well, the light echoes the outdoors… dark, dreary and shadowy! In your hunt for good light in a good room… I bet your bathroom wasn’t on your radar! […]

Natural Light Photography Tips – The Bathroom Studio!

Wide angles are often known as great lenses for travel and landscapes as they capture those long sweeping skies which look so great! But wide angles can also be fantastic fun for capturing photos of your kids and fun times at home! Short focal lengths have a distortive effect which elongates and exaggerate the size […]

Wide Angle Fun!

Kids Sport – Why Your Photos are Blurry and How to Control It Have you ever tried to take photos of your kids sport in auto mode on your DSLR? How did they turn out? Whether they’re chasing a football, swimming a 200m butterfly, or speeding toward you on dirt bike… the action is fast. […]

Kids Sport – Freeze Motion for Sharp Photos

Are You Making These Top 4 Mistakes in Your Family Photos? Picture this… everyone’s together for the holidays and you want to take some family photos. Or maybe you’re giving Grandma a framed photo of the kids for Christmas and you want it to be beautiful. But the results fall flat… and you can’t put […]

Avoid These Common Mistakes in Family Photos