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Photography Jargon Defined

Hey everyone, I’m Lissa. I’m a creative wedding photographer in Fayetteville, Arkansas and I co-founded Opal and June, a styled shoot rental shop for photographers. I get it- photography terms can be confusing, with unknown acronyms and stuff that almost looks like algebra! Here’s a breakdown of some important photography terms. Manual Mode Manual mode is a shooting setting in a camera where the photographer has total control of aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. When a photographer shoots in manual, …

Capturing the Moments that Matter Most

Hey guys, it’s Anna, and I love how photos are basically like a form of time travel. Seriously! You’re able to capture a specific moment in time. Whether it’s the shot of your kids taking a break from fighting to play in a pile of leaves together or the first dance at your wedding. These moments have so much life and emotion in them. Those are the moments that matter. And when you really capture them, they should be celebrated and remembered. …

How To Make The Best Of The Solar Eclipse

What’s all the fuss? There’s a total solar eclipse happening over the United States on August 21, 2017.  But why is everyone EXTRA freaking out about this particular one? Let’s look at why. What exactly is a solar eclipse? 🌎 🌚🌞 A solar eclipse is when the moon passes between the earth and the sun. There are a few variations of the eclipse that you may see depending on where you’re observing from. A total solar eclipse is when the sun …

4 Tips for Fantastic Photos of Fall Foliage

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 …

The Beginner’s Guide to Camera Lenses

Here’s a super helpful guide for those looking to buy a lens, written by the wonderful Kristi Camara! – Drew Depending on your life, your hobbies, and your passions, the kinds of moments you want to capture most may be very different. Whether you focus on big group photos, incredible landscapes, sports and action shots, or beautiful close-up portraits, there are specific lenses that can help you capture those moments better. So if you have a DSLR and a basic …

Post-Processing Your Photos: How to Get Started

Jarrod Erbe is a scientist, educator, and photographer whose images are published in a variety of media world-wide. He shares what he learns about photography and post-processing on his blog and YouTube channel. What is Post-Processing? Post-processing is the act of altering a digital image using image editing software. You may have heard it referred to as retouching, photo editing, or even “Photoshopping”. Of course, you may have also seen examples of extreme post-processing that have caused you to question …