Monthly Archives: January 2016

This photo of my daughter Ella was taken as part of a mentoring session, click here to view more photos and all of the EXIF data from our shoot. Click here to learn how you can shoot on our homestead. Nikon D700: RAW 70-200mm f/2.8 lens @200mm Shutter Speed: 1/400 ISO 800 f/2.8 Click here to […]

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Currently, I offer these types of photo sessions alongside photographers that I am mentoring. I LOVE shooting with other photographers. In this case, the photographer wanted to learn more about on-location photography and working with challenging conditions (sun without shade). Click here to learn about private one-on-one mentoring sessions. If you’re smart, you can figure out […]

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My friend Soozie from Photography by Soozie was shooting mini sessions on our property when I grabbed this shot. Two things: I think Soozie is a fantastic photographer, and I loved when she decided to offer her mini-sessions at our property. Click here to learn how you can shoot on our homestead. This was just […]

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Check out more from Braylee’s session by clicking here. Nikon D700: RAW 70-200mm f/2.8 lens @70mm Shutter Speed: 1/500 ISO 800 f/4.0 Click here to shop at Amazon and support free content on this site. Shooting mode: aperture priority with + 1/3 exposure compensation (which was obviously unnecessary considering I over-exposed the image) Metering mode: pattern […]

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In this free video (new for 2016), I share how I create folders to organize my photos on my external hard drive. Remember: consistency leads to efficiency! If you have friends that take photos, please share this video with them so that they can be better organized. Don’t lose your photos! Learn how to organize […]

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My word for the year: POLYMATH My goal: To embrace my polymath-ism. The definition of polymath: (Greek: πολυμαθής, polymathēs, “having learned much”) is a person whose expertise spans a significant number of different subject areas; such a person is known to draw on complex bodies of knowledge to solve specific problems. I have always considered myself […]

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