Posts Tagged ‘digital photography tips’

Photographing Children with Candice Stringham

Okay, so this is basically a commercial for Tamron, but there are still some good tips (and cute kiddos).  Enjoy the video, and for more photography tips and business ideas, come join in the fun at Shuttermom University.  See you there!

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Video: How To Capture Action in Your Photography

Hi There!  I came across this great video on YouTube and wanted to share.  If you want to improve your action photography, then this video will help you.

Enjoy the video, and be sure to check out Little Graduate Portraits if you are looking for a fun way to make some money with your portrait photography this spring.  See you there!

Happy Spring!

Happy Spring, Everyone!  To celebrate, let’s see some of your best “spring” images.  Whatever says spring to you.  Post them in the Shuttermom Flickr Group here:

I’ll be sharing some of them here on the blog.


New Show About Photographers Coming On Bravo

This sounds like an interesting show coming on Bravo in April.  It follows two celebrity fashion photographers.  From the press release:


Double Exposure Premieres Monday, April 5 at 10pm ET/PT

NEW YORK – February 11, 2010 – Bravo goes behind the lens of celebrity photography duo Markus Klinko and Indrani in the new docu-series “Double Exposure,” premiering Monday, April 5 at 10PM ET/PT.  The series follows Markus and Indrani, a former couple, along with high-end stylist GK Reid, giving viewers a taste of the world of high fashion and celebrity photography.

For the full press release, click here.

For more photography business tips and info, be sure to check out Shuttermom University.  See you there!

Newborn Posing Ideas

Hi There!  I found this beautiful video from Alexander Photography and wanted to share.  It features different poses you can do with newborn babies.  Enjoy the video, and I’ll see you over at for more photography business tips and coaching.

Natural Light Portraiture

Hi There!  Hope you had a great weekend!  I found this great video on YouTube and wanted to share.  The photographer gives some really good tips on shooting natural light portraits on the beach (while shooting into the sun).  I LOVE his accent (especially the way he says “portraiture.”  Enjoy the video, and for more tips on shooting great natural light portraits, be sure to visit  See you there!

Rick Sammon’s Top Ten Digital Photography Tips

Hi There! Enjoy this video from Rick, and then head on over to for more photography business tips and coaching.

Have You Tried Using The “Zoom Effect?”

Here’s a neat trick that gives you a different effect when taking a picture - it’s called the “zoom effect.”

From the article:

If you want to have a little fun with your digital camera next time you go out with it have a go at experimenting with the zoom effect.

In essence, the zoom effect is a picture that looks like the subject is either moving towards or away from you with motion lines.

Read “Mastering the Zoom Effect” here

Enjoy the article, and I’ll see you over at for more photography business tips and coaching!

Studio Quality Portraits With FREE Natural Light!

Hi Everyone!

Found this tutorial on doing studio natural light portraits on a budget and wanted to share.  From the article:

“When I started doing photography years ago, I really wanted to shoot fantastic shots, I wanted to make sure that my photographs would be considered for a gallery showing. All I had was Canon 10D and a flash. Most of what I shot was candid and in the style of photo journalism and even though this was fine I wanted more.

What kept me from shooting clean studio like portraits was the mistaken belief that I needed loads of expensive equipment.”

For the full article, click on the link below.  For more information on shooting gorgeous natural light portraits, visit

Read the full article here

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