Adding Interest to your Photos using Texture!

Adding Interest to your Photos using Texture!

Blog, Photography
Hey, I'm glad you're back! I'm so excited to be teaching you the photography basics that took me years to learn. We all love beautiful photos of the people we love and I really want you to be able to take photos of your children that you will be proud to hang on the wall and claim the praise when people say 'Oh wow! Who was your photographer?" Today I want to discuss adding interest to your photos using texture. Texture can change your photo from blah to yeah! with a few simple adjustments, and it's the easiest trick to implement.  I know when I first read about adding texture to my images the idea seemed great, but I had no clue where to start looking for it. Fear not...…
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Understanding ISO

Understanding ISO

Blog, Photography
Today I want to help you understand ISO.  What it means, and if you really need to know about it. As mums we want to take the best photo's of our growing babies and children but we don't always have the time, or the energy, to spend researching the in's and outs of photography and its mountain of technical information. Understanding ISO is a simple way to improve your photography. I'm hoping that I can give you the low down in a quick, easy to understand way so that you can get on with taking the best photo's of your family. ISO stands for International Standards Organisation and I have absolutely no idea what that even means!  Is there an organisation out there checking our standards??  Anyhow, basically, ISO is…
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Catchlights. What are they?

Catchlights. What are they?

Blog, Photography
Have you heard of catchlights? As a photography hobbyist, I spent hours and hours trolling the net for information on how to improve my photography.  I particularly love photos of my children and I just wanted to be able to capture the best photo's of them. :) I can just see all the mums out there nodding and smiling.  Why is it that we love photos of our kids? No matter how bad they are! (the photos's.... and the kids! ;) Well, capturing our children and their precious expressions, as they grow before our eyes, feels priceless!   So today I'm going to share a little trick that will help to eliminate the bad!  This is something that all good photographers know.  Something that will transform your images in an instant.…
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