As my comfort behind the lens increases, I really have seen an improvement in my images. And if I can brag a little, I got another Class Standout Award from my online photography group hosted by Little Fashion Diary for this picture of a nail! Yay!
Anyway, I am considering taking up this hobby of mine as a way to earn money. I love taking pictures of nature and still life, and I feel those are my strong subjects. Obviously I love taking pictures of my boys, too. Although, I can only shoot pictures of my boys a handful of times before they begin to scowl and run away. So, I am always up for some willing subjects.
My camera goes with me to all school events, and I try to take shots of the kids using all my
Imagine my excitement when another friend offered up her soon to be born twin girls for a photo shoot!!! I've been doing research every chance I get about positioning, props, and other little tricks of the trade for newborn shoots. My husband has been so encouraging and even built me one of those DIY photography backdrop stands out of PVC pipe you see all over Pinterest.
Really wanting to test out all my new equipment, props, and of course to practice my shooting and editing, I did what any wannabe photog would do. I enlisted the help of my sons' Cabbage Patch Kids.
Meet Salvatore and Dominic. :)
It was pretty funny to see me trying to force those little stuffed dolls into positions they were not going to get into. I know there are things I need to improve on, but I have to start somewhere, right? :)