Photo Cropping Dimensions


Let's talk about photo cropping dimensions and ratios!  You will find this post extremely useful if you ever plan to enlarge your photos. Think of wide-screen movies versus full-screen movies.  The wide-screen ratio is more narrow from top to bottom and wide from side to side.  The full-screen ratio is a bit taller, but not as wide.  Similar differences exist in standard photo sizes. Pretty much any point-and-shoot or DSLR (with the exception of a medium-format or large-format camera) shoots in … [Read more...]

Photography Tips w/ Heidi


Hi all! It's Heidi from sew.craft.create. Today we're talking about the background of your photo. The background is just as important as the subject! The right background really makes the photo pop! So, how do you find the right background outside? It's all about TEXTURE and COLOR! Find backgrounds that are either 1) rich in color or 2) full of texture or 3) both!! Some of my personal favorites are tree roots, rocks and concrete! Yep, you heard me correctly, concrete! When you're … [Read more...]

Family Photo Session Tips

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Tis the season for family photos!  If you're anything like me, you're wanting some awesome new photos for your holiday cards and for gifting to loved ones.  You may even have a beautiful wall display in mind for your home.    In this post I hope to give you all the tips you need to have a wonderful experience this year for your family photo session! {TIPS} Before your Session: Find a photographer you love.  Start by getting referrals from friends and associates and scouring the inter … [Read more...]

August Challenge Details- Photography

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This month's challenge (should you choose to accept it) is to get creative with your camera! Each weekday, follow this outline of what to capture: Post a picture of something in or around your home. Your favorite room, your favorite piece of art, your sleeping kids, your new coffee table- whatever!!! Post a before and after picture! A picture of your feet before and after a pedicure, a picture of your messy house and then what it looks like clean, a picture of a room makeover or furniture … [Read more...]

PhotoTips w/ Heidi


Hi all! It's Heidi from sew.craft.create. I'm going to drop in every now and then to give you a few photo tips.  Tip #1: Don't worry about posing your subject   I love this picture of my daughter. She was really frustrated and didn't want to take any pictures. Instead of forcing her to stay still, I told her to be a goofy as she wanted! She started running around and making faces but I got some of the best pictures that day!  Tip #2: Snap pictures while people are interacting  I took th … [Read more...]