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Grassfield

Birthday, Camera Basics, Chesapeake, Family Photography, Maternity, Outdoor, Seniors, Seniors

Collection of photographs taken in the Grassfield area of Chesapeake, VA    

Camera lens Christmas present, tips for getting started with camera

What You Should Know - Your New Camera

Camera Basics, Education

I have a camera, Now What?!   You have a nice fancy camera, you’ve pulled it out of the box and you are about to start snapping away!  You may or may not think to yourself, what kind of things should I know before I start using my camera.  Well, lucky for you friend, I’ve have […]

How to Calibrate Your Lens

Business, Camera Basics, Education, Outdoor

  Do you know how to calibrate your lens? Did you actually calibrating is something you should be doing with your camera often?  Calibrating your lenses is absolutely essential to your photography and is easy to do. Lenses have a number of delicate glass pieces to them.  During shipping and after a bit of use, […]

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Taking Pictures of Christmas Lights

Camera Basics, Chesapeake, Education, Family Photography, Lifestyle, Studio

Tips for Taking Photographs with Christmas Lights Christmas is nearly here!  Soon all of the decorations will be up. Christmas music will be played on every station, and the spirit of Christmas will be in the air!   I’ve put together my top tips for taking pictures of Christmas lights, whether you are out and about, […]

What’s in my camera bag?

Business, Camera Basics, Chesapeake, Education, Outdoor, Uncategorized, Virginia Beach

As a photographer, I often have clients or other photographers ask what kind of kit do I keep in my camera bag.  I’ve finally decided to open up the bag and give you a look inside! What You Will Find In My Camera Bag There Are Usually Two Cameras I’ve owned several DSLR cameras between […]

Another Successful Beginners Course

Camera Basics, Family Photography, London, Outdoor, Uncategorized

Another Successful Beginners Course! Last week we had another successful Introduction to Photography Beginners course!  This month’s we were at The Waters Edge in Ruislip. We held the course, had lunch and planned on practicing with a few little models around the Ruislip Lido.  We had an intimate group this month, which I tend to […]

Photo of the super moon

Super Blue Blood Moon!

Camera Basics, Education, Outdoor

Tips for photographing the Super Blue Blood Moon! On Wednesday, January 31st, there will be a rare Super Blood Moon!  Now sadly, it is unlikely that we will see it here in the UK.  However, for my friends in the US and Canada, you will get the opportunity to wake up early to see this […]

Camera lens Christmas present, tips for getting started with camera

Getting a New Camera for Christmas?

Camera Basics, Education

New Camera For Christmas? Did your husband/wife/friend/partner do a really great job and get you a fancy new camera for Christmas? You certainly have a good one ;). Christmas is the most popular time of the year for cameras.  I love to hear when someone gets a new camera for Christmas and how excited they […]