Wedding photography can be fun, it’s also hard work. Find out what you’re in for with photographer Eleanor Maguire’s list of 7 things you need to know before you take the plunge.
Running a small business is often a life filled with Big Envy. You know what it is: You walk into your local Big Store and you see all the advertising, the displays, the big photos, and you wish you could have something similar in your tiny little shop. But you think it must be too expensive for your modest marketing budget, so you just sigh and walk on.
Your family is unique. Which is to say, everyone’s family is unique, which renders inexplicable why everyone approaches family portraits the same way - very seriously. Even when they’re smiling and in casual clothes, family portraits tend to feel tight and tortured because they’re overly posed and artificial. In other words, no one believes that you spend hours every day in a close huddle, smiling in delight just to be near each other - they’ve met you in real life.
If you’re ever on the Internet, you’ve likely read about the ‘poop baby’ incident, wherein a young father in Kent, England was having some professional photos taken of himself and his newborn son, who promptly pooped all over his father just as the photographer was snapping a gorgeous black and white photo.
Most people aren’t are professional photographers. There are plenty of web pages offering advice for great travel photos, but most people will read them and get bored at the first mention of apertures or technical values. What tourists need is some practical advice that can be employed to improve your travel photos no matter the camera or your level of experience.
Life is always giving us more occasions for which we need to come up with great gift ideas. As we grow up and our lives get more complex, we have an increasing number of gifts to buy: For weddings, birthdays for an ever-growing list of kids, new jobs and new accomplishments, the one firm rule of life sometimes seems to be that you will always have at least one more occasion to buy a gift for.
Anyone who has loved a pet – whether it’s a dog, cat, or something more exotic – knows that they become a deep and relied-upon part of our emotional landscape. When you truly embrace an animal in your life you quickly realise that you are as much a part of their story as they are of yours.
Gifts are emotional objects that carry with them all kinds of significance. Sure, sometimes it’s the actual object that gets all the attention, but more often than not it’s the sentiment behind the gift and the manner that it was given that stays with people and makes the gift the sort of success that lingers in their memory for years.
To get more interesting photos – travel photos that will make awesome photos worthy of canvas printing – photos that your guests will exclaim over and want to hear the story behind – you need to take a step back from yourself. Here are a few suggestions for getting out of the ‘tourist’ headspace and into the ‘photographer’ headspace.
We all know that canvas photo prints are not only beautiful, but very affordable. That’s why they’re some of the most popular elements used in home decoration these days – they provide tons of high-wattage impact for very little money, and give every room, no matter how DIY, a polished and finished look.
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