My hobby: Still life

My hobby: Still life

Still life is my hobby… my creative outlet. Does anyone else have that need? Even though I love photographing my kids and other people sometimes (well often!) I love working with still objects and get to explore light, shadow, and color. Plus I enjoy getting to bake and gardening. While I love baking I don’t often make time to make pretty foods.   So having a goal of photographing pretty food gives me more of a reason to do it! Plus my kids like to eat…. can I get an amen! ...
Winter Photography Scavenger Hunt

Winter Photography Scavenger Hunt

Is it cold and snowy where you are? Go for a hike, and bring your kids and camera!! The world is so beautiful covered in a layer of magical snow. Also follow the link at the end of this post to view some eye candy from another photographer friend, KC Crow, an Orange County Family Photographer. Today was another cold snow day, and I decided to make it a little more fun by coming up with a Winter Wonderland photo scavenger hunt. We had a blast and I wanted to share some snow photography tips and...
Simplified Photography – The Little Years

Simplified Photography – The Little Years

My photography was all black and white darkroom artistic mubo-jumbo before I had kids… I loved the creative process and I did what I needed to do to pass my college classes, which were mostly film photography classes. I can almost smell the chemicals… have you ever smelled fixer? Then you know exactly what I’m talking about. It’s kind of like gas, nasty smelling but you’d almost wear it as perfume because it oddly smells awesome at the same time… am I just...
Life In Motion Review… Join us for round two!

Life In Motion Review… Join us for round two!

We loved teaching our first run of Life in Motion through Click Photo School! We are gearing up for round two starting January 22nd… It feels weird to say, “Hey buy this workshop, you’ll love it…” when we created it, so we asked for some feedback from last runs participants. We were humbled by the response, and truly loved getting to know these ladies that took the time to learn with us! Here’s what Julie had to say: “I could not have been more...
How to load a Premiere LUTs and Preset {Intermediate Tutorial}

How to load a Premiere LUTs and Preset {Intermediate Tutorial}

Using a LUTs in Premiere is a great way to add a little WOW to your footage. It is an easy way to tone and add your own artistic flair. There are many built in LUT presets and free standing presets in Premiere. There are also tons of LUTs that you can purchase (like our Wild Child Tone!)….we are pretty partial to it. If you are thinking about purchasing the LUTS/preset duo or already have and want further directions about how to load it watch our tutorial. It is pretty simple and once it...
How to make a photo gift tag {Free Download}

How to make a photo gift tag {Free Download}

Let’s learn how Sending out photos this time of year is so much fun. You have all of these beautiful family photos from either you most recent session or pictures you took of your kids that you want to share. I love the idea of putting pictures on a gift tag that you are going to gift to neighbors or family members you are going to see in person. These small cards are a great alternative or addition to the typical holiday cards. You can get the free download in our shop! This is the card...

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