Tutorial Tuesday: Double Exposures

April 10, 2012
Welcome to Tutorial Tuesday! Sarah of Naptime Momtog and I will be bringing you a new challenge every week, to stretch your shooting and editing skills. This week, I thought we’d visit a lesson I saw about a week or so ago on creating “Double Exposures” in Photoshop (or similar programs). If you haven’t seen the tutorial already, click HERE. Granted, by following these steps, you won’t create a real double exposure…ya know, in the same way you would have done by using film. But, it still looks pretty cool. Start by selecting two images – this...
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Tutorial Tuesday: Using Reflectors

April 03, 2012
Welcome to Tutorial Tuesday! Sarah of Naptime Momtog and I will be bringing you a new challenge every week, to stretch your shooting and editing skills.This week we are talking about how to use a reflector while taking photos.Sarah and I both own this reflector. Much like her, I don’t have a reflector stand or a paid assistant. To be honest, I have only started to use my reflector during portrait shoots. In most cases, I ask my client to assist me…which works great when you’re photographing babies because it gives their parents something to do. Had I only been using my...
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Tutorial Tuesday: Creating a .GIF

March 27, 2012
Welcome to Tutorial Tuesday! Sarah of Naptime Momtog and I will be bringing you a new challenge every week, to stretch your shooting and editing skills. This week, I’m pulling from my request files. Kimberly, from A Fresh Perspective, asked me a couple of weeks ago if I could share how I make a .gif in Photoshop. Considering that it’s getting warm outside…and that your children (and/or animals) are likely to be outside playing, I thought this might be a fun tutorial to explore.First thing first…let’s watch the video tutorial.It actually took me quite a while to...
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Tutorial Tuesday

March 20, 2012
Welcome to Tutorial Tuesday! Sarah of Naptime Momtog and I will be bringing you a new challenge every week, to stretch your shooting and editing skills. This week we are talking about a technical called panning. You know all those cool photos where the car or person is in focus but the background is moving? They are way cool!I have never fully mastered this technique, but here’s one that is kinda close…taken in London last September. My goal was to capture the photographer in focus while creating blur in the background with the bicyclists. Okay…so not the best example, but...
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