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This week was a big one for the digital camera industry.  I’m not talking about DSLRs or smart phone cameras, but those point and shoots that we used to all carry around but are rarely used or talked about these days.  Seems like companies are realizing that it’s not enough for cameras to just take photos anymore, they need to join the party and get connected. Polaroid announced that they have created a “smart camera” that allows you to instantly …

Having creative control over your digital photos begins with understanding how your camera interacts with light. Exposure has to do with how bright or dark your photo is, and is controlled by three main settings on your camera: ISO, aperture, and shutter speed. This trifecta is also known as “the exposure triangle,” and understanding how the elements work by themselves and together will allow you to better predict the outcome of a photo. Using the manual settings on your camera gives …

Engaged? Congratulations! Searching for the right wedding photographer? We’re here to help. Marcela Suter is a University of Florida grad, a professional wedding photographer, and a good friend of ours. She works locally in Gainesville, FL (as do we!) and we’ve asked her to share some tips to ensure your wedding photographer doesn’t miss a shot. We love to support others in our community, and want to share some of what they offer to you. Here are Marcela’s 10 tips for …

There was a time when black and white photos were the only option, yet even now that we have color, black and white photography remains an irreplaceable art form. From an artistic viewpoint; color depicts reality. Black and white is an interpretation of reality. Black and whites display a new dimension with emphasis on shadows, texture, contrast, and lighting. They are timeless. They see the depth and tell the stories beneath the colorful surface. Use these tips to guide you …

We were shooting portraits in the office the other day for the We are Fracture blog post, and the topic of how to actually take good portraits came up.  So we’d thought we would share a few tips that we’ve discovered through trial and error, as well as some that we dug up online. First, ask yourself a few questions: – Do you want your subject to be posed or look natural? – Do you want an indoor or outdoor setting? – …

 We typed “better baby photos” into Google and found 998,000,000 results appear on the screen in .28 seconds. Who has time to dig through all of that? Not you! We’ve collected the 6 best baby photography tips for amateur photographers and put them all right here. 1. Use natural and indirect light If you need added light in your shot, bounce light by tilting your flash toward the ceiling, the wall behind/to the side of you, or toward someone wearing …