When you’re a busy mom with a busy young family, learning Photoshop can seem a little intimidating and time consuming at first. However, Photoshop is one of those essential skills that every photography enthusiast has to learn at some point – so why not now? For a limited
If you’re planning on getting outside for some autumn family photos this year, one of the key factors for planning your fall family photo session is when the leave will be at their peak color in your area. With the United States 2015 Fall Foliage Prediction Map, all you have to
What To Wear For 2015 Fall Family Pictures | by Dee Grant | Pictures By Mom | Where Moms Learn Photography | Fall family photos are the best! It’s my favorite time of year for taking family pictures outdoors. The shortening days give us such warm, soft beautiful light in the la
2015 Fall Fashion Colors for Family Photos | By Dee Grant | Pictures By Mom | Learn How To Take Better Pictures | I have to admit I usually have no idea what the in colors are until I walk into the mall and all the stores are featuring the same color schemes. It can be hit or miss
Every time I am at my local big box hardware store I always take a peek at the lighting aisle to see what is new and exciting in the world of home illumination. (Or more specifically, I check to see a manufacturer has finally created a big honkin’ LED light bulb that would be bright [
As you get ready for the Thanksgiving dinner, consider how to make your family feast delicious and healthy—and get big benefits for your skin. Here are five Thanksgiving staples that will have your skin glowing with gratitude. Turkey: High in protein and selenium, turkey also contain
From favorite foods to family traditions, there’s much to look forward to over the holidays—but spending long hours in transit is probably not one of them. Air travel can bring added stress to your skin and body, so this month we’re suggesting a few head-to-toe beauty tips to keep you
It’s happening: 3 days of dynamite deals. For three consecutive days, we are offering 24 hour flash sales on our most popular goodies. We will be in your inbox each day to remind you of the sales so you can prepare your photos accordingly. Whether you’re getting head-start on the holi
If you are not sure what to get the photographer on your Christmas list, we have a set of 290+ landscape photography Lightroom presets on sale – for $50 off. That’s a great Christmas gift idea under $50 – and these presets work with Lightroom versions 4, 5, 6, and CC
Nobody likes having their creative content stolen, and everybody wants to be paid for their work. While file sharing has altered the power dynamic of the music industry – the music industry did successfully blow up Napster (if you’re under 30 you probably don’t recognize the name Naps
If an amazing light painting portrait has caught your eye sometime over the last few years, you’ve probably seen the work of Montréal, based visual artist Eric Paré. I first noticed Eric’s work when he released his LightSpin project back in 2013 – featuring groundbreaking and truly sp
Halloween costumes aren't just for kids :) #Nikon 50mm f/1.4 wide open at f/1.4
A 50 is usually no good for close-up #portrait #photography - but with a mask the lens distortion is less noticeable
#costume #halloweencostume #eyes #mask #cospla
#Boy with #Halloween #JackOLantern
Use the high ISO available on modern cameras to capture the glow of your Jack-O-Lanterns. The boy in this photo is lit with a small LED flashlight.
#Nikon #D800 50mm f/1.4 lens at f/1.4, ISO 1600, 1/60 sec.
Are you ready to free yourself from foundation? Shed the eyeshadow and lipstick—if only for a day. #RFGoNaked Day is November 6, and it’s time to bring out your inner radiance & be true to your selfie! Comment below with how you’re gearing up to go makeup free on November 6 for a
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It’s one of the our most favorite times of the year! It’s time for the PDN PhotoPlus International Conference and Expo in New York City. The Expo is the largest photography and imaging shows in North America, attended by over 21,000 professional photographers, photography enthusiasts,
Now through October 28th, save 30% on Prints and Panoramic Books with code PRINTTHOSEPICS15. This life is full of treasured moments and every photo you print contributes to how you will be remembered. This fundamental idea is engrained in every aspect of our business. From finding arc
#Dad and little boy carving #Halloween #JackOLantern
Shoot tight to avoid distractions in the background. When using ambient room light, set your white balance before shooting to #tungsten for indoor lights.
#Nikon #D800 50mm f/1.4 lens at f/1.4, ISO 800, 1/125 sec.
Little girl carving #Halloween #JackOLantern
Shoot tight to avoid distractions in the background and don't interfere with what your kids are doing on their own!
#Nikon #D800 50mm f/1.4 lens at f/1.4, ISO 800, 1/125 sec.
#pumpkin #pumpkins #pumpkincarving
If you’re relatively new to photography, studio lighting can seem like a whole other world. If you’re like me when I started with studio lighting, you probably have a pretty decent camera and have seen a noticeable improvement in the quality of your photography as you have learned to
Now through October 21st, save 50% on Holiday Cards with promo code CARDS2015. We’ve gathered our favorite independent designers for our new Holiday Card collection. From traditional Christmas greetings to modern Hanukkah Cards, you can find the perfect message for your loved ones thi
Fiction: Turns out, we all age at different rates. A long-term human health study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences measured the aging rate in young people by studying a panel of 18 biological markers—including blood pressure, immune systems and l