As an educator to growing photographers, some of the most common questions I get are about Lightroom presets.   What is a preset? Why do people use them? What are the best ones to use? Are they worth the investment?   Instead of answering each person over and over, I figured it would be much […]

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This lesson is one of my favorites, and definitely one that dramatically changed my photography game! When I learned how to get my White Balance and exposure correct straight out of camera, my photos looked so much better! I finally felt confident to show my clients the back of the camera during our session because […]

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To watch the Intro Video to this lesson, click HERE!   Editing software is incredible! I used to call myself an okay photographer but a great editor because I relied on my editing software to “fix” my photos. I would remove people or objects from backgrounds, add a blur to backgrounds when my kit lens […]

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Manual Mode…just reading it made some of you cringe. You have no idea what any of the settings mean and you feel completely lost if you’ve ever ventured into Manual Mode…so you always end up switching back to Auto. Don’t worry, you aren’t alone! Most moms feel this way when it comes to using their […]

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A big step when learning to use a DSLR camera is taking the leap into Manual Mode! I know it sounds scary, but it really isn’t bad when someone walks you through it. Before we start with the things that you’ll adjust depending on the situation (don’t worry, there are only 3 of those), there […]

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When I woke up on Wednesday morning, I had an idea. A crazy idea that I felt could help lots of moms. My idea was to create a place where “mom-tographers” who own nice cameras but only use auto mode (or hardly touch them because they are more comfortable with their iPhones) could learn how […]

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