Susan Keller

Imitating Sam Abell Composition

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If you feel like you are in a rut when it comes to creativity, there’s nothing better for climbing out of said rut than experimenting with something new.  Susan Keller is sharing her own photographic experiment in imitating the composition techniques of Sam Abell, whose work she admires.


Tips for Photographing Our Amazing National Parks

Tips for Photographing Our Amazing National Parks on I Heart Faces Photography Blog

If future generations are to remember us with gratitude rather than contempt, we must leave them something more than the miracles of technology. We must leave them a glimpse of the world as it was in the beginning, not just after we got through with it …once man can no longer walk with beauty or […]


Documentary Lifestyle Photography: Real is Better.

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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 […]