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How To Take Great Family Photos

Hey friends, Drew here, and I have to admit that family photos were pretty easy for my family growing up. Why? I’m an only child. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ It took very little effort for Mom, Dad, and me to get into the same frame and smile at the same time. I should also mention, it was the 80s and 90s, so the standards for a family photo were, let’s say, more relaxed than they usually are now. But over time I’ve learned …

Pet Photography: How to Take Good Photos

Hi there. My name is Kelly, and besides being the Director of Content here at Fracture, I also happen to be the owner of the cutest cat in the world. (Don’t @ me.) Her name is Chicken and she is a dilute calico who was found inside of an old tire by a dumpster behind a Pittsburgh startup incubator I used work in. She was only two weeks old and seemed almost impossibly small — and from the moment I …

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 …