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Stop Following the Rules of Photography to Start Capturing Photos You Love

Why Lindsay Williams stopped following the rules of photography, and why you should too, in order to get “perfect” photos that you love.

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A Guide to Photographing Hummingbirds

  A Guide to Photographing Hummingbirds Hummingbirds are beautiful.  And they are fast.  If you hope to photograph them you will want to plan for it, not just rely on luck. Here’s how I approach capturing images of hummingbirds. The Necessities: Feeders: I have two bird feeders which means up to 8 to 10+ birds…

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Crop Sensor vs. Full-Frame: Which one do I need and why?

If you are new to photography, or starting to think about upgrading your camera equipment from entry-level gear to something more professional, you may be confused about what crop sensor vs. full-frame really means and how it affects your photography. First, what is a sensor? The sensor is the electronic device that records information when…

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Finding Balance: 4 Tips for Juggling Career, Family, and Photography

When photography is not a full-time job, finding the right balance in life can be hard. Lindsay Williams of Lindsay Williams Photography offers advice on how to manage a career, a family, and a passion for photography whether you are a hobbyist or a part-time professional.

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A Guide to Photographing Hummingbirds

  A Guide to Photographing Hummingbirds Hummingbirds are beautiful.  And they are fast.  If you hope to photograph them you will want to plan for it, not just rely on luck. Here’s how I approach capturing images of hummingbirds. The Necessities: Feeders: I have two bird feeders which means up to 8 to 10+ birds…

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10 Tips For Spring Family Portraits For Photographers

  10 Tips for Photographers to Prepare For Spring Family Portraits In my previous post, I highlighted 5 tips for clients on how to get ready for Spring Family Portraits. This post will focus on the photographers’ side and discuss how to be prepared for the Spring Family Portraits season. 1) Gear Readiness Check all your equipment. Get…

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Should You Jump Ship From Facebook For Google Plus?

It’s not time to abandon Facebook, but here are some strategies to work with the changes and also how to diversify your social reach.

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5 Tips For Getting in Spring Family Portraits (Share With Your Customers)

  Tips For Getting Ready For Your Spring Family Portraits I’ll wager a bet that most of us are eagerly awaiting Spring. This winter has certainly been an extreme one! Between the subzero temperatures, snow blizzards and being cooped up indoors, we are ready for sounds of birds chirping, warmer temperatures and bursts of color…

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The 4 Best Tax Tips for On Location Photographers

This blog post highlights tax deductions you will want to know before you go to your next photo shoot.

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The Best Ways to Improve your Online Photography Portfolio in 2014

This blog will help you set your business foundations, showcase your work so that your personal artistry shines through, and help you gain clients.

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How to Edit an Image with Improper Exposure in Lightroom

You may have seen this image on our controversial post about exposure or on our product pages for InFusion and Illuminate Presets. Now we are going to answer “how I created such a bright image and such a dark image from the same photo?”   How to take an underexposed image and pull out detail it…

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An Extremely Controversial Photo of Siblings

When the word “controversial” pops into your head, is this image what you’d be picturing? Probably not! I had posted this image on the MCP Facebook Page in February showcasing our newest Lightroom presets (InFusion and Illuminate).  I never expected to hear anything except, “cute kids” or “how did you do that?” or “great save.”…

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The Naked Truth Exposed: How Photographers Price Photography

  The Naked Truth Exposed: How Photographers Price Photography There is no right or wrong answer on how photographers should price their prints, digital goods or session fees! Most photographers find that pricing photography is the most difficult aspect to owning a photo studio.  It’s easy to under charge when you start out and soon…

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Mirror The Background In Photoshop To Remove Unwanted Objects

We’ve all had that moment of scrolling through our images and finding “the one” but then realize there is a ugly, distracting object in the background!  Most of the time we grab our clone tool and quickly clone it out, but that’s not always the case.  I’m going to show you my all time favorite…

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Me, Myself, And I: Introduction To Self Portrait Photography

This blog post will show you how to gain inspiration and insight from self portrait photography.

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5 Tips on Improving Your Landscape Photography

This blog includes five wonderful tips to help improve your landscape photography skills!

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Why and How to Calibrate Your Monitor

Monitor calibration is an important part of photography, but not everyone knows how to get there…but it’s really easy and this blog will tell you all about it.

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Learn How to Take Shortcuts When You Edit in Photoshop

There is no shortcut to experience and hard work in photography. I am a firm believer that your style and nitche can only be discovered by taking the long road. However, I want you to throw that ALL out the window because TODAY we are taking shortcuts when it comes to photo editing in Photoshop.…

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Should You Include Digital Files in Your Photography Packages

Deciding on whether to include a CD of images in the session fee or not can be difficult. Lets look deeper into both options.

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How To Photograph Christmas Light Displays

Christmas is almost here! Trees are being decorated, wreaths are being hung and don’t forget about the lights! Christmas lights have to be one of my favorite parts about the holiday. From the soft glow of a Christmas tree, to wild and crazy light shows and installations in the yards of suburbia, it’s amazing to…

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How to Photograph and Edit a Snowflake + A Free Sparkle Brush

As the first snowflakes touched down here in Ontario, Canada I snuck outside to snap a few quick shots on my back deck. The snowflakes were big and fluffy and moving very slow, and didn’t last more than a minute or so once they landed. I have been playing around with macro free lensing and…

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