I think we have all been out on that road trip, excited about the scenery of a new place and want to capture and share it. You immediately grab your phone or camera and shoot the breathtaking view. Often you have shot right through the windshield or window and are disappointed the image is not at all spectacular like the scene you wanted to remember and share.The image may be blurry if it was taken from a moving vehicle. Better to stop and take a moment to enjoy the view while taking your photo. Get... continue reading
Articles by Mary Katherine Wynn
The main highway that travels around Iceland provides the ultimate, unforgettable photo road trip. Route 1, or Ring Road, in Iceland is an over 800 mile loop around the island with ever changing landscapes and photo ops around every bend.We explored just the stretch of Ring Road along the southern coast with views of Volcanoes, lava rock fields, black beaches with tall basalt columns, glaciers, blue icebergs and waterfalls everywhere.Our first stop was Seljalandsfoss waterfall. These impressive falls... continue reading
There is an old saying in Hollywood - "Never work with Children or Animals"...but one of my favorite types of photo shoots are when children are the subjects of my focus. An authentic smile from a happy child is infectious. Most toddlers and young children spend a good part of the day as a ball of energy or ready to snuggle and take a nap. Both of these moods can be used to make some great photos of little ones and avoid "cheesy" smiles.Most little kids love to show off of their... continue reading
Smoke bombs are a current trend in wedding photography that I have been excited to try. They can be used to add color, drama, mystery, softness and romance to wedding portraits. Here are a few suggestions for using smoke bombs in your wedding photography based on my experiences. First, discuss your plan in advance with the bride and groom. Use of Smoke bombs are a bit unconventional and you always want to keep the wedding couple happy and comfortable during their photography session on the big day.... continue reading
Our family now has four generations living in two households just a few streets apart. We moved my Mom and her cat from Florida to be with us so she could spend more time with family and we could actively assist with her care as she grows older. We just completed an addition to our home that is a private studio apartment so she can continue to live independently and we have some privacy too. We added features like lights and faucets on timers since she is prone to forgetting to turning them... continue reading
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