Monthly Archives: May 2017

26 photos of weather that will take your breath away

Winning image above by Jamie Bates Who doesn’t love a contest? Every month on the photography forum, we throw out a theme and leave it up to members to interpret it in their images. Last month, we chose the theme … Continue reading

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How I edit backlit beach photos in Lightroom and Photoshop

Shooting at the beach in the summer is one of my favorite ways to capture summer memories for my family.  We are so fortunate to live within 4 miles of the beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline in Holland, Michigan. We often … Continue reading

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Beyond boyhood: Photographing your son’s tween and teen years

As my boys transitioned out of boyhood and into their tween and teen years, I quickly realized that I needed a different approach to photographing them. I mean, they have a social life now and all! So I went on … Continue reading

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7 tactics for more powerful travel photos

You’ve traveled around the world, battled jet lag and lost luggage, showered and stepped out onto an unfamiliar street, camera in hand. Now what? For many, it becomes instantly overwhelming – foreign languages and signs, bustling streets, every scent new, … Continue reading

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