05/29/12

Memorial Day, Saluting Our Brave Soldiers

On this Memorial Day we want to salute our brave soldiers... Thank you for having the courage to stand up for our great country's freedom!  May God Continue to Bless America, Home of the Brave and May our young be willing to live by the example that you have set before ... |read more|

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05/24/12

Spring Chic Picket Mantel

I was ready for a little mantel decor change, I'm calling this my... Spring Chic Picket Mantel I used things I have around the house, most of these items may look familiar to you!  I just listened to a conference call about Reduce-Reuse-Recycle - SO inspiring! I had ... |read more|

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05/04/12

DIY Personalized Canvas Art Tutorial

Here's a simple tutorial for making a personalized silhouette canvas all you need is 2-packs of 12x12 canvas, blue acrylic paints {I chose glossy}, a couple sponge brushes, and vinyl! First: I sketched three pics...since I'm going Beach-Themed in my foyer...ocean life was my ... |read more|

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04/13/12

Photography Course: Look Cute and Skinny

I'm one of four girls!  Growing up, my sisters and I learned every trick in the book to photograph each other looking our very best: Cute and Skinny!  We are all married now and combined have eleven babies!  We put our younger year "How to Look Photogenic" research to good ... |read more|

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04/06/12

Photography Course: Florals

Flowers are always fun to photograph because it is a beautiful subject that smells incredible and will always cooperate, as long as the sun doesn't get in the way.  Photography Course: Florals.   We have a Botanical Garden near us and we enjoy going there to take pictures of ... |read more|

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03/30/12

Photography Course: Newborns

When photographing a newborn, the best advice I can give you is to stay calm, be patient, and remain flexible.  Photography Course: Newborns TIMING: Newborn pictures are best captured within the first ten days of life, the younger the better because you'll be able to ... |read more|

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03/23/12

Photography Course: Vacation Pictures

Do you have fun vacation plans!?  This digital photography lesson will help you take better vacation pictures! At the end of your vacation, you want to be able to look back on your trip and have pictures that will continue to tell the story over the years!!!  Try ... |read more|

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03/17/12

Photography Course: Composition

We talked last week about using the rule of thirds to position your subject at any of the third lines to make your photographs more interesting.  Here's another tip to help you have fantastic composition in your photography.  When capturing photographs, look for ways to ... |read more|

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03/10/12

Photography Course: Rule of Thirds

The only real rule in photography is there are no "real" rules!  Photography is an art and with that comes endless opportunities for creativity and exploration!  But if you study beautiful works of photography, there are techniques and guidelines that have been proven to make a ... |read more|

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03/03/12

Photography Course: Metering in Sunlight

1. DON’T shoot into the sun!  Try your best to find some shade.  Shade will help you avoid shadows on the face of your sweeties!  Find a spot where it's bright, but not intense light so that the light your camera is absorbing is even.  Be careful about find shade under tress ... |read more|

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