Lady cooking in kitchen at home

Have you found yourself hunting down new and different recipes to cook lately? Have you been taking photos of your creations and sharing them on social media? Have you thought about shooting video of your meal prep, or perhaps even starting your own food blog or vlog? You’re not alone! Many people have spent significantly more time at home in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, meaning they’re preparing and eating more meals at home, and eating out less often. And to make mealtimes more fun, folks are trying out […]

boy taking a photograph in the outdoors

Due to ongoing COVID-19 preventative measures, many day camps and summer programs for kids have been canceled this year. That means a lot of parents are looking for ways to keep their kids entertained and engaged over the summer months. One solution: Teach your kids about photography! With just a little bit of planning, you can create a photography camp for your kids right at home. It’s not just something to do in what might be a long summer without a lot of activities; it’s a great way to spend […]

Manufacturers make a big deal about having video support in their newer DSLRs and Mirrorless cameras, but the uptake remains pretty low. Many folks use action cameras and smartphones for video regularly because they are incredibly easy to use. Let’s take a look at how to get started shooting video with your camera instead; you’ll be happier with the quality and surprised at how easy it is.

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One of the most compelling aspects of photography is the constant learning journey we undertake. From the very first moment that you pick up a camera, you begin to follow a learning path. The path is as long or as short as you want it to be, driven primarily by your goals and aspirations as a photographer. Over my many years as a photography educator, I’ve seen people struggle with how to best educate themselves on how to reach their photography related goals. Most experienced photographers will tell you that […]

Mobile vlogs are super popular. They can be a single method or an add-on to a more static set style vlog.  The right gear can make going mobile a lot easier and deliver a much higher level of quality. Choosing the Right Gear Being mobile means being lightweight and being able to shoot your footage without being weighted down with packs and batteries and lights and kit. Whether you choose to shoot your vlog with a dedicated device, your smartphone, or a more traditional style camera, getting stable footage is critical. […]