Tips & Tutorials Archives - Click Love Grow

How to Take Stunning Snow Portraits When the snow starts falling, that all white winter wonderland is an exciting opportunity for snow portraits! Think sparkling eyes, apple cheeks pink with cold, beautiful texture in the form of warm woolies. Add pops of vibrant colour, and it’s easy to create really eye catching, dynamic portraits with […]

7 Secrets for Stunning Snow Portraits

Video: How to get natural smiles from your kids (& avoid the ultra cheesy grins)

Behind the Scenes Fairy Lights Photo Tutorial Are you a Christmas lover? The excitement, the anticipation, the planning for the big day? Christmas tree fairy lights are the perfect backdrop for your holiday cards, and this tutorial will show you exactly how to make your fairy lights sparkle! As a bonus, it’s loads of fun […]

Fairy Lights Photo Tutorial

How to Use a Macro Lens to Photograph a Newborn The ultimate goal of newborn photography is capturing the essence of that little person whilst they’re still very new to the world. Because that very newness will grow and change in a heartbeat, and you want a visual record of it before it’s gone. Especially […]

Using a Macro Lens for Newborn Photography

New to Macro Photography? Start Here! Our Click Love Grow graduates often ask “I want to try macro photography, but I don’t know where to start”. It’s a genre that requires specialist equipment, and different settings than what you might be used to. So it’s understandable why a lot of people don’t know where to […]

Macro Photography Beginners Guide

Birth Photography – How to Shoot a Cesarean Birth Cesarean birth photography is a genre with unique challenges around light, space, safety, protocols and simple logistics! If you’re completely new to birth photography, head here first… it’s our Complete Guide to Birth Photography with Alana Prosper. It details everything you need to know to shoot […]

Birth Photography – How to Shoot a Cesarean Birth

Indoor Photography Tips When It’s Too Cold to Play Outdoors As a lover of taking photos of kids, I know how frustrating it is to be stuck indoors because it’s SO cold outside, and SO dark inside, making natural light indoor photography super challenging! Sure we can rug everyone up and brave the cold… but […]

Indoor Photography Tips When It’s Too Cold to Play Outdoors

Shadow Photography – Embracing Hard Light Hard light is much maligned in portrait photography, for various reasons. But what do you do when you can’t avoid it? Embrace it… in the form of shadow photography. It’s a thing, and it’s addictive!   Let Hard Light Be a Superstar! Those of us who love taking photos […]

Shadow Photography – Embracing Hard Light

Posing people can be one of the most challenging aspects of portrait photography. In my experience most subjects awkwardly await direction, when what I want is for them to interact naturally so I can capture their love and connection. So they need some direction, but I’m not talking about awkward, stiff poses that you’d never […]

20 Poses for Natural Photos of Kids, Families and Couples

If you want to get kids to smile quickly and easily for photos, ask them to “say cheese!”. The problem with this is, you’ll get phony, cheesy, unappealing smiles where they barely even look like their real selves!   If you want real smiles from kids, with spontaneous expressions of glee and laughter, the kind […]

10 Easy Tricks to Get Real Smiles from Kids for Photos