From Rub Some Dirt On It, http://vermontwhitneys.blogspot.com
Since having kids, I have developed a very serious hobby taking and editing photos. I started using all automatic settings and only cropping and using red-eye reduction to now using only manual settings (with all their mistakes and mishaps) and obsessively editing on Lightroom. I also love to go online and read photography…
Added by Rebecca Whitney on January 31, 2011 at 3:00pm —
It can be quite challenging to photograph little children. A couple of my readers asked tips on taking smiley photos of children. I am no expert, trust me, i have yet a lot to learn myself, but here are some tips that helped me in past and still do...
to read more and see photos click below:…
Added by Sofia Walker on January 16, 2011 at 11:49pm —
The first year of life is such a wonderful and transitional period for both parents and children alike. It is full of so many lifestyle changes as well as developmental and learning Continue
advancements for your baby that you may never want to put your camera away!
It can be difficult to know when is the optimal time to take professional
portraits to capture many of these milestones that your little one…
Added by Sarah With on November 29, 2010 at 1:00pm —
As part of my series called Lessons from a Super Mom, I am thrilled to be able to bring you a guest post from a really outstanding mom, Mary Phillips. She has a new website called PhotoTipsforMoms.com which she designed specifically to help moms take better photos, no matter what type of camera or equipment they have. Mary is a busy Texas mom and professional photographer who just wanted to… Continue
Added by Joanna on November 11, 2010 at 11:51am —
Originally from Edinburgh, Lorna Freytag has worked as a children's photographer in New York, Dubai, London and Sydney. Inspired by dark forests, magical landscapes and old fairytales, Lorna uses her imagination and unique style to produce spellbinding images. Her children's portraiture gives her the opportunity to do what she loves best; creating enchanting pictures to be treasured forever. Each image is unique and created entirely by Lorna. From the first rough sketch to the final detailed… Continue
Added by Julia Angel on October 22, 2010 at 12:02am —
Of all the things “essential” to good photography, light is paramount. In fact, “photos” is Greek for… Continue
Added by A Nation of Moms on September 30, 2010 at 3:07pm —
These are some of the things we see during our walks…taken with my iPhone, so sorry for the out-of-focus-blurry photos you are about to see.… Continue
Added by Sofia Byrd on September 21, 2010 at 1:43am —
Hello loveys! How are you all this evening?
I hope you're in a photographic mood, cause it's time for my second challenge!
(for rules and prize info, please go here
So if you want to enter, grab the button above… Continue
Added by MaryAnne Olson on September 8, 2010 at 1:57am —
So to day is the last day to enter my photo challenge for this week.
The theme is perspective, and you can find out all about the contest, rules, and how to enter here:
Remember- you only have to enter ONE picture. You do not have to enter all of the… Continue
Added by MaryAnne Olson on August 31, 2010 at 7:03pm —
Added by A Nation of Moms on August 27, 2010 at 2:10pm —
I have been bestowed another great honor to the power of 2!
The amazing Lolo from… Continue
Added by MaryAnne Olson on August 26, 2010 at 1:18pm —
As promised, here is the feature for the 4 lovely bloggers who won my mini contest. In no particular order...
Here we go!
First up is the amazing Claire from Claire's Creations and Photography
Since I… Continue
Added by MaryAnne Olson on August 26, 2010 at 1:05pm —
Thank you to all of the ladies that played in my mini-contest! These 4 brilliant bloggers are the lovely Malin from Bless Your Heart, Y'all
, the wonderful Claire from Claire's Creations and Photography
, the awesome Lolo from Crazy About My Baybah
, and the amazing Michelle from Falafel… Continue
Added by MaryAnne Olson on August 26, 2010 at 1:02pm —
As promised, here is my very first photo challenge/ contest! I am super excited about it, and I hope you are, too! :D
As you may know, I am currently taking a photography class online with the amazing Lisa Wiltse
. I encourage you to go check out her stuff, it's awesome!
And every I will have an assignment to do, and I want you to do… Continue
Added by MaryAnne Olson on August 24, 2010 at 6:01pm —
Hello all! Happy Sunday!
So last night I posted about my awesome Saturday and our super secret surprise Saturday outing.
The hubs took us all on a surprise jaunt to a place I have been dying to visit since we moved here.
He knows how much I love surprises, so it was a wonderful trip all around!
And I posted this last night, but it was very late so many of you probably didn't see it, so I want to post it again and give you all another chance to enter my mini… Continue
Added by MaryAnne Olson on August 22, 2010 at 4:07pm —
...I've decided to write a feature post about her wonderful blog!
Her name is Stacey and she is the author of the adorably awesome Eco Modern Mom
In her own words: (which sum up her blog and life way better than I can… Continue
Added by MaryAnne Olson on August 22, 2010 at 5:22am —
Even though it is technically Sunday here, I am still thrilled by the awesome Saturday we had!
First of all, I noticed that I have been officially followed by 100 people
as of today! :D (yesterday- I'm still up so I'm still counting this as Saturday :))
And how appropriate- because today was my 1 month blog-iversary! I am truly honored and appreciate so much my awesome visitors, readers, and followers. You guys… Continue
Added by MaryAnne Olson on August 22, 2010 at 5:15am —
I am so flipping excited! I just started my very first photography class
The amazing photographer I'm studying with is Lisa Wiltse. She is currently living and working in… Continue
Added by MaryAnne Olson on August 20, 2010 at 11:18pm —
So if any of you noticed, I added a few new sections to my site:
My Kick it List
Blogs I stalk
Pix I Take
Stuff I Make/ CraftCult/ Etsy buttons
Facebook Fan Page
My Kick it List
is simple- A list of… Continue
Added by MaryAnne Olson on August 20, 2010 at 11:09pm —
I am happy to announce that I will be offering a series of free actions for Adobe Photoshop, starting with Poetic, a set of creative black and white actions. The actions have been tested in Photoshop CS2 and higher. You are welcome to try them in earlier
versions of PS, or PSE, but I’m not sure if they will work! …
Added by Crissy on April 8, 2010 at 2:20pm —