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5 Key Elements to Perfect Backgrounds for Wedding Photos

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 in Photography |

Backgrounds can make or break your wedding portraits. You want something that's not too complicated, not too colorful, but just right. Here's how to find the perfect wedding portrait background that makes sense for the composition and your couple. Read more

Craftsy Member Photo of the Week: A Sunrise

Posted by on Apr 20, 2014 in Photography |

We love to show off our member's work! View this week's featured project photo of a beautiful sunrise in Lee Metcalf National Park! Read more

Who’s the Boss: Starting Your Own Photography Business

Posted by on Apr 19, 2014 in Photography |

If you want to start your own photography business, you're about to take a leap into an exciting and challenging opportunity. But with great risk come great reward. Ask yourself these questions before you take the plunge for the best chance at being successful! Read more

Picture Perfect: How to Set a Custom White Balance

Posted by on Apr 18, 2014 in Photography | Comments

On DSLR cameras, there is a feature called white balance. Learning how to create your own custom white balance can make the difference of turning a blue-toned photograph into one that reads the color correctly. Read on to discover the what, when, why and how of white balance in photography! Read more

Time of Our Lives: 6 Tips for Creating a Wedding Timeline that Works

Posted by on Apr 16, 2014 in Photography | Comments

As a wedding photographer, creating a wedding timeline is a balancing act of allowing enough time for you to get the shots you need and making sure the couple has time to enjoy their day. Learn how to make a timeline that will be your master wedding plan, ensuring you have the time you need to take those must capture wedding moments! Read more

Refresh Your Technique With 6 New Craftsy Classes!

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Fine Art, Food & Cooking, Photography, Quilting, Sewing |

Ready for a tune-up? This roundup of new Craftsy classes is the perfect way to polish up your proficiency! Whether you quilt, sew or photograph, be prepared to rev your engine and zoom into challenging new projects, conquering essential skills and techniques! Read more