Susan Keller

Documentary Lifestyle Photography: Real is Better.

Documentary Style Family Photography - Photo Session Tips by Susan Keller Photography for

In my last lifestyle photography post for I Heart Faces, I made a case for how wide angle lenses can be used to lend intimacy and legitimacy to lifestyle photography. Today I will be layering upon that concept another nuance that can give credence to the authenticity of a lifestyle image… Once upon a time […]


Photographing an Indoor Play using Available Light

Photographing an Indoor Play using Available Light | Photography Tips via

I am by no means a play photographer extraordinaire. In fact, in this genre of photography I’m pretty much a momtographer with really nice camera gear who just happens to photograph her children’s school productions. I think I’ve photographed a dozen productions thus far, give or take a couple. Here’s what I can tell you […]


Using Wide-Angle Lenses in Lifestyle Photography

Using Wide Angle Lenses for Lifestyle Photography | Tutorial by Susan Keller Photography for

I have a very deep respect for lifestyle photography.  And I adore wide angle photography.  Luckily for me, I think these two loves of mine make for a very complementary equation. For definition and clarity purposes, by “wide angle” photography I am specifically talking about a full frame camera utilizing a lens with a focal […]


What is “Normal View” in Photography?

What is “Normal View” in Photography? | Tips from Susan Keller Photography via

What exactly is normal view in photography and how does it affect the kinds of photos you take and the focal length of lens that you should use? We love this visual explanation the our Creative Team Member, Susan Keller Photography, shared several years ago. Follow along as she uses photos to explain all of […]


Composition Tips for Square Format Photography

Square Format Composition Tips | Photography Tutorial by Susan Keller for

Square aspect ratio in photography is not a new thing.  Rollei created the first


Top 10 Winning Photo | Studio IV T Photography

I Heart Faces

We are excited to continue showcasing the Top Ten from this month’s photo challenge as part of our 6th anniversary celebration. As part of the fun, we invited ten of our I Heart Faces Creative Team members to be featured as our special Guest Photographers Judges for our “Best Face of 2014” photo challenge. Each […]