5 Reasons to Use Prime Lenses

In my opinion, the best lenses for portraits are without a doubt, prime lenses. If you’d like to look at my personal portrait lens recommendations, I wrote an article on what I use and LOVE. It can be found HERE. I saw a huge difference in the quality of my photographs once I switched over […]

Shoot in Manual Mode – Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO explained!

Here is a video I created covering everything you need to know about shooting in manual mode. If you prefer written format, I’ve covered everything below as well!   When it comes to shooting in manual mode, there are 3 things one needs to know about.  Aperture Shutter Speed ISO Shooting in manual mode is […]

How I Get Airy, Pastel Film Images

Airy photos with soft, pastel colors. It’s easy to achieve this look when you’re shooting on film, but what if you prefer to shoot digital? What then?  I have good news. You CAN shoot in digital and STILL create airy photos.  How so? First things first… 1. Take note of your backdrops and colors  Creating images […]

Edit Wedding Photos in Lightroom to Look Airy with Soft Tones

Here’s the thing, when it comes to editing wedding photos, Lightroom is the way to go. P.S. This is video 6 and the final video in the Mastering Lightroom Series. If you haven’t seen videos 1-5, I’ll include them below! 🙂 Those serve as a basis for this video. If you’re new to Lightroom, I […]

What’s in my Wedding Photography Bag?

Here is everything I take with me on a wedding day!     If you prefer video format, I’ve included a video version of everything below!    EQUIPMENT LIST: 2 camera bodies: Canon 5D mark ll and the Canon 70d – I like to pair each with a different lens to create more variety Canon 85 […]

Should You Go to College for Photography?

Are you wondering whether you should go to college for photography? As someone who minored in photography, I can attest to the fact that there are definitely both pros and cons to this option. While I loved my experience, it may not be the best choice for everyone depending on what they’re looking for.  In […]

Edit Your Wedding Photos in Lightroom -Tutorial

I love Lightroom mainly because it saves me tons of time. In the tutorial below, I go over how I personally edit my weddings in Lightroom. Here’s a breakdown of my process and what I’ll be covering in the video. 99% of the time I apply a preset onto one of the images and then […]

DIY Camera Filter – Photography Hack

I have another camera filter DIY for you all.  This one is easy, funky, silly, and fun. And the best part is, it actually leads to some surprisingly lovely results, especially if you are looking to add a pop of color or even a retro look to your work.  To make the filter, all you […]

Photo Gear Recommendations for Blogging & Vlogging

In the video below, I go over my personal favorite photography equipment recommendations for both blogging and vlogging. I’m recommending two particular lenses because I feel that together, they make a great combination. The 50mm is best suited for portrait/lifestyle shots with an “up close and personal” quality. Below is an example of the 50 […]

Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Camera – Review + Giveaway

  Hey Friend, In the video below, I go over my thoughts on the Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Camera.  Prefer to read the pros and cons? I summarized everything in written form below too!  AS FOR THE GIVEAWAY!  I am giving away one of these cute lil’ cameras!  To enter, only 1 step is required. […]