Tips & Tutorials Archives - Click Love Grow

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

Those of us who love taking photos of people, tend to think of hard light as the enemy. We steer away from it because it’s unflattering and can be challenging to use it in a way that doesn’t create unwanted distractions. But avoiding it is limiting, frustrating, and ignores the fact that… …hard light can […]

Creative Ways to Photograph Kids in Hard Light

Those of us who love taking photos of people, tend to think of hard light as the enemy. We steer away from it because it’s unflattering and can be challenging to use it in a way that doesn’t create unwanted distractions. But avoiding it is limiting, frustrating, and ignores the fact that… …hard light can […]

Creative Ways to Photograph Kids in 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

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

It seems like milk bath portraits are the new black in maternity photography, and why not… they look ahh-mazing! But how do you do them? Do you actually fill a bath tub with milk or is the water coloured? Are the flowers fresh, dried or fake? And assuming the bathroom is teeeeny like mine… how […]

A Step by Step Guide to Milk Bath Maternity Sessions

Whether it’s Pre-School, Pre-K, Childcare or Nursery… just like ‘big-school’ they have special photos days when you send your kids in their cutest outfits, attempt to style their hair neater than usual, and hope for the best that they stay clean and tidy for when the photographer arrives! When we think back to our own […]

How to Get Started as a Pre-School Photographer

Whether it’s Pre-School, Pre-K, Childcare or Nursery… just like ‘big-school’ they have special photos days when you send your kids in their cutest outfits, attempt to style their hair neater than usual, and hope for the best that they stay clean and tidy for when the photographer arrives! When we think back to our own […]

How to Get Started as a Pre-School Photographer

Lifestyle photography is a style that aims to capture organic moments as they unfold, without posing.  However when a family has many children, unless you’re photographing them all in a confined space, it can be like herding cats! Sarah Croker learned her craft through our Enthusiast Photography Course and our Advanced Photography Course. She’s since […]

The Ultimate Lifestyle Photography Guide for Large Families

Love weddings? Love photography? Dream of combining the two? But say you’ve never shot a wedding before, and you know couples don’t get a do over if they don’t love their photos. That makes you nervous. You care about their big day, and you don’t want to learn on their coin.   Try Second Shooting […]

How to Shoot Your First Wedding {By Bronwyn Pickering}

Love weddings? Love photography? Dream of combining the two? But say you’ve never shot a wedding before, and you know couples don’t get a do over if they don’t love their photos. That makes you nervous. You care about their big day, and you don’t want to learn on their coin.   Try Second Shooting […]

How to Shoot Your First Wedding {By Bronwyn Pickering}

Over the last two weeks our new Advanced Photography Course students have been learning about high and low key exposures, as part of our advanced exposure module. It’s not an easy challenge, and it’s fair to say everyone felt out of their comfort zone! But they all showed such a determination to nail it, so […]

Weekly Top 10 – CLG Highlights Reel

A brand new batch of Click Love Grow students are bravely stepping out of their comfort zones, as they dive excitedly into our first Advanced Photography Course for the year! As always, we’re kicking the Monday blues to the kerb with this totally divine collection of inspiring images from our students and graduates alike. So […]

Weekly Top 10 – CLG Highlights Reel

A brand new batch of Click Love Grow students are bravely stepping out of their comfort zones, as they dive excitedly into our first Advanced Photography Course for the year! As always, we’re kicking the Monday blues to the kerb with this totally divine collection of inspiring images from our students and graduates alike. So […]

Weekly Top 10 – CLG Highlights Reel