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A Different Kind of Travel Portrait

Travel Portrait Tips from Peter Bates featured on

Are you planning on visiting an exotic location this summer?  If you want to come home with unique photos of the people, our guest writer Peter Bates suggests that you try a different method for taking travel portraits.  We are excited to try some of these travel portrait tips on our next vacation!


Imitating Sam Abell Composition

Learn Photography Sam Abell Composition Tips | Shared by Susan Keller Photography via

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.


Balancing Work and Life During Summer Break

How to Run Your Photography Business AND Have Time to be with Your Kids this Summer | Photography Business Tips from Jean Smith Photography via

Like many of us, Jean Smith is a mom AND and photographer.  Today she is sharing some of the tips she’s learned for balancing work and life when the kids are on summer break.


Using Shutter Priority Mode

What is Shutter Priority Mode? | Photography Tutorial on

So, now you have that great camera with all the bells and whistles, but what are all those buttons and dials? It’s easy to get overwhelmed in the beginning, but remember:  we ALL start somewhere.  Breathe.  Read.  Learn.  Practice.  It gets easier. Today, let’s learn about one of those buttons on that dial:  shutter priority […]


Tips for Capturing Genuine Emotion in Family Photos

Tips for Capturing Emotion in Family Photos on I Heart Faces Photography Blog

We all want our family photos to capture genuine emotion, but often the discomfort of  being in front of a camera makes our subjects look stiff.  Kara Jenkins of Kara Delaine Photography is sharing her tips with us for how to capture genuine emotion during family photos.  We know family photographers are going to find this super helpful!


5 Reasons I Love My Tamron 85mm 1.8 Camera Lens | Giveaway!

5 Reasons I Love My Tamron 85mm Camera Lens | Lens Review by Angie Arthur from

I am such a huge fan of Tamron Lenses and the affordable camera lenses they provide for all photographers to enjoy. After receiving the new Tamron 85mm 1.8 Camera Lens recently, I realized that it is a must-have lens! Today, I’m excited to share my top 5 reasons why this lens is becoming such an important […]