In the age of Instagram, food photography has become commonplace, and an art all its own. It may be taboo to whip out your DSLR or smart phone at Thanksgiving dinner, but what if your meal is just too beautiful to eat? Surely your family won’t mind you capturing this ephemeral scene before they chow […]

There’s nothing quite like an October night. From roaring bonfires to haunted hayrides and trick-or-treating by moonlight, all the excitement seems to begin when the sun goes down. If you’re a shutterbug, you’ll want to capture the thrill of a brisk fall evening with your camera – but it takes special skill to shoot photos […]

For parents, photographers, and parents who are photographers, summer vacation can provide an opportunity for much-needed quality time with both kids and camera. That said, it can be hard to carve out a lengthy getaway from a busy schedule. Don’t worry – you don’t need a long vacation to make amazing summer memories! Here’s a […]

For any parent, there’s no greater story than the growth of your child. Whether they’re leaving elementary school or graduating with a college degree, spring is a special time to witness the next stage in your little person’s life! Every kid’s story is unique – so how can a parent creatively capture all the landmarks […]

Spring is right around the corner, and with it comes the glorious sight of nature as it rebounds from a long winter’s nap. The temperature rises, the grass becomes greener, and – best of all – flowers begin to bloom! Spring flowers are a popular subject with photographers, and for good reason. As the beautiful […]

Capturing a Winter Wonderland Between dainty ice specks falling from the sky, otherworldly sunsets, and entire bodies of water transformed from liquid to solid, winter creates the most extreme natural phenomena our Earth has to offer. It’s only natural that photographers covet these images, scrambling to capture them before they melt away. But there’s a […]

There’s one in every family – a photographer, that is! When your loved one is passionate about photography, they’re bound to want a gift that indulges their hobby and improves their art. But what’s the best present to help them capture their vision this holiday season? Here’s a list of picture-perfect gifts you might want […]

Since camera phones hit the scene more than a decade ago, they’ve developed into an integral part of everyday life. Photography is the third most common use of smartphones for college students, and more Flickr users are posting photos taken with iPhones than with the leading Nikon DSLR. It’s understandable – your phone is multifunctional, […]

The long-awaited (but always too short) summer vacation season is finally upon us! Whether it’s a trip to the local beach or to a distant tropical island, summer vacations are a time to relax, unwind and spend some quality time with the family. Of course, you’ll be bringing your smartphone along for the ride (81% […]