Photography Tips

Tips for Creating Awesome Silhouette Photos

Tips for Creating Awesome Silhouette Photos by Susan Keller Photography for iHeartFaces.com

sil⋅hou⋅ette [sil-oo-et] –noun, 1. a two-dimensional representation of the outline of an object, as a cutout or configurational drawing, uniformly filled in with black, esp. a black-paper, miniature cutout of the outlines of a famous person’s face. 2. a dark image outlined against a lighter background. In photography, a silhouette is defined as an outlined […]

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How to Take Better Halloween Photos

5 Tips for Taking Better Halloween Photos | Mom Photographer Tips via iHeartFaces.com

Halloween costumes are lined up, kids are ready for trick-or-treating, mom and dad have grabbed the camera…but, so many times the photos parents take on this fun night turn out less than great and the photographer ends up frustrated. If you’d like to begin taking better photos on Halloween night, follow along with these 5 […]

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Documentary Lifestyle Photography: Real is Better.

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

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 […]

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Common Photography Mistakes & How to Fix Them

Common Photography Mistakes & How to Fix Them | Beginner Photography Tutorials & Tips via iHeartFaces.com

In this age of internet and digital everything, photography tutorials and how to’s are available with a simple Google search and click of a button. How to get a better focus. How to find the light. How to shoot in low light. How to pose high school seniors. And so it goes. But, what about […]

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Tips for Taking Gorgeous Macro Photos of Fruit

Tips for Taking Gorgeous Macro Photos of Fruit | Macro Photography Tutorial via iHeartFaces.com

Macro photography is something that can take some time to get proficient at, but it’s easy to practice if you are working with an inanimate object like a piece of fruit! To follow along with this macro photography tutorial, you will need: Sparkling water, a small glass vase (a square vase works better, because shooting through a […]

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7 Tips for Photographing Your Uncooperative Teens

7 Tips for Photographing Your Uncooperative Teens | Photography Tutorial by Dana Suggs for iHeartFaces.com

Photographer’s Child Syndrome. As mom photographers, we are very familiar with our offspring’s reluctance to have their photos taken..again.   But if you have teenagers, you know they can take this to a whole new level!  Today, Dana Suggs is sharing some great tips for photographing your uncooperative teens. You would think that having 6 […]

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