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Wedding Wednesday: How to Photograph a Wedding Cake

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in Photography |

It is traditional to have a cake at a wedding and the bride and groom often spend a lot of time choosing a cake and invest a sizeable chunk of money in a good baker. If you photograph weddings, your clients will thank you for documenting this piece of their wedding, as will the person who baked the cake. Photographing a cake is pretty easy and does not take very much time to get a few great shots. Read on for seven key tips to photographing a wedding cake successfully!

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10+ Must-Have Accessories Every Photographer Needs in Their Bag

Posted by on Sep 16, 2014 in Photography |

So… you have your camera and a nice collection of lenses. You have a fashionable, yet functional, bag to put this all in. What else could you possibly need for your next photo shoot? Here are a few ideas of little extras to bring with you that could turn into lifesavers.

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The Art of Storytelling: Enter the Artifact Uprising Photography Giveaway

Posted by on Sep 13, 2014 in Contests & Giveaways, Photography |

Storytelling is at the core of photography. That's exactly why Artifact Uprising was founded — in an effort to use photos to create narratives that can be passed on for future generations. Be inspired by this amazing company, and enter to win a $150 gift card + a free Craftsy class. Read on!

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Wildlife Photography Tips: How to Photograph Wildlife in Natural Light

Posted by on Sep 12, 2014 in Photography |

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Right up there with nature and landscape photography, wildlife photography is one of the most popular forms of photography out there. It seems everybody wants to photograph cute and cuddly critters whether they're covered in feathers, fur, or dare I say it, scales. One of the best ways to capture these amazing creatures at their best is using natural light. Here are my tips + tricks for photographing wildlife in natural light for the ultimate outdoor images. Why Read more

Get Ready for Savings September: 6 New Online Classes, Now on Sale

Posted by on Sep 11, 2014 in Drawing, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Photography, Quilting |

Bring in the savings this September with fantastic online classes from Craftsy! From learning to create your own gorgeous garden escape to a FREE wirework jewelry class, we're bringing you six new classes you're going to love!

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9 Basic Props for Food Photography

Posted by on Sep 10, 2014 in Food & Cooking, Photography |

If you're just starting to explore the world of food photography or if you feel like you're in a photo-rut this post is a must read! You'll learn about useful props to use in your photos without breaking the bank.

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