Capturing Christmas Lights

Capturing Christmas Lights

Christmas time is the perfect opportunity to play with capturing pretty bokeh from lights! One question I get from friends and family this time of year is how to get the Christmas lights background effect. Here’s a simple breakdown of what you need to do! First...
Back Button Focusing

Back Button Focusing

You might have heard of back button focus. It’s often a lightbulb moment for new and even more seasoned photographers. I know that when I discovered it and switched, my photos completely changed. They were more often in focus, especially if I had moving...
6 Tips for Scouting New Session Locations

6 Tips for Scouting New Session Locations

We’ve all been there. We get into a rut of going to the same old spot for all of our photo sessions. Wanting to liven up your locations? Maybe it’s time for a day of photo scouting! When you mix up your session spots, you’re giving yourself a chance...
How to Create Heart Shaped Bokeh

How to Create Heart Shaped Bokeh

Since today is Valentine’s Day, we thought we would share a tutorial on how to get heart shaped bokeh in your images! It’s quick, easy to make and produces some really fun images. What you need: Lens that has a wide aperture like the 50mm 1.4 or 1.8 Black...