How To Drastically Improve Your Photos!

One way of drastically improving your portraits is to use a portable reflector.  You will be amazed at how well adding a little additional light will improve your photography.  What is really cool about these portable reflectors is that they are sooooo cheap! We made a short video for you below to show you how […]

How You Can Take A Better Portrait Of Your Child

Taking child portraits will be covered a lot on our website.  Photographing my children is the number one reason why I got into photography, now I just can’t stop! Many of us want better pictures of our children. We want something to look back on as they grow up.  I try to make it a […]

The DIY Family Portrait

One of the main reasons I ever got into photography was because I wanted to document everyday life.  I have kids, and I have watched them change so much over the years.  They change quickly too.  This does not just apply to kids, it applies to all of us.   We had an impromptu family […]

Panoramic Portraits

Here is a sneak peek of a project that is included in the soon to be released video course.  In the course we show you how to create and edit a unique panoramic portrait step by step.  I have to say that when I first saw this, I thought it was a bit gimmicky.  I […]

What Camera Should I Use?

The question that is most asked on many photography websites…. What camera should I use? My answer to this question is often unpopular with beginning photogs. My answer to this question is to use the camera that you have in your hand.   If you are not sure what you are doing, you can start […]

DIY Portraits With Your Smartphone–How To Video Basics

Hi! We created a short video for you to explain how to take portraits with your smartphone. Check it out below.     Here are the tools we used in this video:   1) A Smartphone tripod adapter   2) A Bluetooth remote 3) Here are all of the things you need in one package

The Black and White Portrait

I absolutely love black and white images.  I love them so much, I tend to over use them.  I am always reminding myself to “slow it down big D, limit the black and white ones to the ones you really like for more impact”  By the way, one of my sons has taken a liking […]

The Unique Portrait

Sometimes you not want what we would call a normal portrait.  Sometimes you may want to express your artistic vision.  As seen in this picture, this kid wanted this shot in her portfolio.  This was not easy to setup and it required us to go to a special location to get the shot.  When you […]

Calling All Parents! Learn Photography With Your Kids!

Parents, you can handle this DIY portrait thing, you’ve got this.  Now why not take this opportunity to learn with your child? I have been doing this for several years now.  As I stated before, I always have considered myself an apprentice when it comes to photography. I always will learn new things when it […]

Portrait Photography Basics: The Exposure Triangle

The exposure triangle explains the three major factors of exposure. The three major factors of exposure are ISO, aperture, and shutter speed.   If you are not familiar with each one of these, you can read more about each one of them under tutorials or you can use the search bar to the right and […]