Category Archives: Tips & Tutorials

Have you found your home’s “sweet spot” when it comes to light? One would think the sweet spot in my house would be my sunroom, where it is literally wall to wall windows. Actually though, perfection comes in the form of a tiny corner in my living room. The sun sets on that side of […]

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So…A little known fact about me…I make my own laundry detergent. I’ve been doing this for about a year now and it has saved us about a billion dollars over the course of a year. Ok, not that much, but it’s a lot. I know there are tons of recipes out there in web land […]

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As a very busy mom, wife, friend and photographer, I don’t always have a lot of time to photograph exactly what I want to in my personal life. Sometimes I only have a few minutes here, a few minutes there…more importantly, sometimes my kids will only give me 10-15 minutes of good picture taking time […]

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Christmas time is the best time to practice your bokeh making skills (the blurry background of your photos, usually looks like circles, see yesterday’s post for an example.) Bokeh happens when you use a wide aperture, all the following photos were taken at 1.8f. Making different shaped bokeh can be achieved with special filters you […]

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