Tag Archives: Photography Tutorials

7 Steps For Taking Portraits

I am often asked how I take portraits so I am sharing a step-by-step tutorial. This is how I do it. Other photographers may have a different workflow. The steps are not cast in stone and I may mix them up depending on the situation. STEP 1: FIND A COOPERATIVE SUBJECT. Sophia. She isn’t always […]

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March 14, 2017 - 11:15 am

Candace - Camille, I just love your photos! I somehow stumbled upon your website tonight and got drawn into your blog, your galleries, etc. I too, edit in Lightroom.. though I am very much a beginner… I love the look of your photos. The colors are so true, and rich and just…real. Absolutely beautiful!

Candace Rogers

March 15, 2017 - 9:55 am

camking143 - Hi Candace! Thank you for dropping by and leaving a comment. I visited your blog and you have awesome photos. Your daughter, Emily is the cutest.

Broad Light

For this month’s blog circle, the group practiced photographing subjects using broad light. It is a lighting style where the main light source illuminates the portion of the face closest to the camera. The nose is away from the light source. It is a directional lighting style where the shadow side of the face is […]

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March 3, 2015 - 11:03 pm

stefanie - Love this series – you have such a cooperatively adorable model! :)

March 3, 2015 - 11:55 pm

Karthika Gupta - Beautifully done Camille! – I love that you have such a willing model to work with and too cute for words. Great great use of window light to showcase broad light…

March 4, 2015 - 10:08 am

Erika - Love these images of Sophia and broad light and all her cute stuffed animals too! I really like how you did a comparison of short and broad light side by side at the end.

Tip Tuesday: Active Space

Time to get Sophia (and myself) off the Ipad. We headed outdoors for fresh air and physical activity. Little girl learned how to bike (without training wheels) when she was four. I call it cold turkey because she insisted to have both wheels taken out immediately. She wouldn’t quit so she learned to ride a […]

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Tips on Taking Better Photos of Your Kids

One of my friends asked me how to take better photos for his Europe trip. He WAS already in Europe and asked me via Facebook messaging. What setting should he use? Portrait, macro, landscape, night or auto? I said auto (lazy answer, I know) and laughed out loud. Seriously, I don’t know how to give […]

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June 17, 2014 - 3:53 pm

Myrna N. Alimurung - Now I am interested to learn photography inspired by you