Andrea Riley

Understanding the Exposure Triangle

Understanding the Exposure Triangle | Beginner Photography Tutorial by Andrea Riley Photography for

The exposure triangle is one of the first lessons that a new photographer needs to master.  It can seem overwhelming trying to master choosing the ideal aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, but it is worth tackling so that you can be in control of the camera and achieve the results you want.


How To Photograph Baby’s Cake Smash Session

How To Photograph Baby's Cake Smash Session | Photography Tips from Andrea Riley Photography for

Photographing a baby’s cake smash in celebration of their first birthday is one really effective way for a professional photographer to add value to the sessions that they provide for their clients. There are many simple tips that can help make these Cake Smash Sessions run smoothly and provide cute photos for the parents to remember […]


How to Make an Easter Tree with Photo Ornaments

DIY Easter Tree with Photo Ornaments Craft Idea | by Andrea Riley Photography for

In Ohio, the windchill factor has been as low as negative 30 which doesn’t make anyone here think of Spring!  But, Easter is on its way, and a fun photo project can help kick those winter blues! I wanted to make an Easter tree that could be used for displaying photos.  My camera has been […]


How To Create A DIY Photo Booth On A Budget

How to Create a DIY Photo Booth for Kids on a Budget via Andrea Riley for I Heart Faces

Do you love seeing photo booth ideas online but aren’t sure how to create one yourself? Pick up some tips & tricks from our Creative Team member, Andrea Riley from The Picture Show, and get started making your own DIY photo booths! How To Create A DIY Photo Booth On A Budget Share your fun […]


How To Remove Clutter From a Challenging Photo

How To Remove Clutter From a Challenging Photo  by Andrea Riley Photography for

The “Before” Photo For a recent I Heart Faces Challenge with a water theme, I decided to use a photo from a family get-together.  I am fortunate to be part of a Facebook photography group who among many things helps give fresh perspectives on photo edits.  I edited this particular photo and posted to the […]


Create a Fun Vacation Photo Journal with Your Kids

Vacation Photo Journal for Kids by Andrea Riley for

A few weeks before spring break, my husband and I made a last second decision to rent a house in San Antonio and drive 21+ hours there and back. Impulsive? Yes. Worth it? Totally! We even managed to convince my sister and her family to come along. In the process of preparing for the trip, […]