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My wife Julie had not touched a “real” camera for over 30 years. In that period of time, much has changed in camera technology since she used her Olympus Film camera. As a ballet dancer and instructor, she was interested in taking photos of dance back in the 1970s and ‘80s. She took two photography courses at a community college where she discovered that she had an exceptional eye for photo composition. But when that Olympus camera was stolen in …

Fall foliage is one of the most beautiful things to photograph. It’s many people’s favorite season for a reason — the cool, crisp weather, the pumpkin spiced-everything, and most spectacularly, the color change featuring trees that turn from summer green to brilliant shades of orange, red and yellow. Because of the dramatic colors, fall leaves can be tricky to shoot great photos of. If you’re looking to take some photos to make your fall memories more tangible, here are some …

Pets are not just pets, they are family. So why leave them out when you’re taking photos? You may think that having your pet around for pictures can be tiring, a disaster or just too much to handle. Luckily, there are ways to avoid these issues! Here are 10 helpful ways you can incorporate your furry friend in your photos: 1. Wear them out  Before you start shooting, let your pet run around and use most of their energy. A tired dog is much easier …

Picture frames can come in handy for many more uses than just framing photos and artwork. Give those unneeded or unwanted frames new life by upcycling them into something fresh, fun and useful. 1. Haute Headboard One option for upgrading your ornate frames is turning it into a luscious tufted headboard, which could serve as the trendy focal point of your bedroom. We have broken it down step-by-step for you, so get ready to get your craft on. Remove the …

App Review: AfterFocus As someone who loves taking photos but doesn’t want to dish out a lot of cash for a fancy DSLR camera, AfterFocus is a great editing tool for mobile photographers to enhance their images. By pulling focus to your desired subject or area, the app gives you premium-looking photos on a budget. WHAT IS AfterFocus, exactly? AfterFocus allows you to take your photos and pull focus to the subjects you want to pop out. It allows you …

So you can take great pictures, but what’s your style? There’s a difference between knowing what makes your photography good versus unique. We often don’t understand how easy it is for someone to pick up an expensive camera and call themselves a photographer. Yet those who want to take their passion to the next level,  learn just how saturated and competitive the industry is today. Studio photographer, Josephine Cardin, pursues her fine arts career full time through magazine publications, book covers and gallery exhibits. …