Summer is the time for family, friends, fun, and of course, vacations! These warm summer days are the ideal time to get outside, play, and enjoy the sunshine. When all of these things come together, it’s a fantastic opportunity to capture new memories, especially with the ease of camera access on smartphones and tablets!
I first learned to take a closer look at old photographs not with those in my family’s own collection, but by studying a forgotten photograph album picked up at an antique store. The photographs within this album dated to the Civil War, and in an effort to identify the individuals based on a few faded captions, I studied them carefully. Who were the women wearing stunning, full-skirted dresses? Who were the children with the solemn faces and neatly curled hair? Might the portraits of bewhiskered men have been a last memento before they left home for battle?
Camera phones are a very popular way to take pictures. Though they can’t do all the same things as a digital or DSLR camera, they are comparable. Even better, smartphone cameras fit easily in a pocket or purse, so they can (and usually do) always travel with you, making taking photos a snap. But, in order to get the most out of your smartphone photos, you’ll need to know how to use it to its fullest potential. Are you utilizing these handy and features that are included with your camera?
“Mommy, where did you get that?”
Hmmm… where did I get that? Did it belong to my grandmother? Or was it my mother’s? Wait… if it was my mother’s, where did she get it? And how did I end up with it? With the everyday busy-ness of life, work, and family, I have found it increasingly difficult to remember my own name some days, much less where I got that antique candy dish.
Over 180 million eggs are decorated each Easter. Not only is the egg a popular symbol of Easter, but egg dying is a great activity the whole family can enjoy, and it results in beautiful decorations.
Pictures hold cherished memories, especially the ones from your wedding day! Whether you plan to display your photos in picture frames or photo albums, the pictures must be of heirloom quality.
For many, Christmas is the most anticipated holiday of the entire year. Regardless of how many presents Santa brings, the holiday season is a great time for families to get together and show each other they care care. Capture all the significant moments with these five tricks to taking memorable Christmas photos.
From blizzards and snowy forests, to skiing and building snowman, winter has many beautiful and unique photography opportunities. But to get the best winter photos, try out these five tricks…
A lot of family photos today are digitital. Information such as the day, place, and individual can be easy to record on iphones, with Facebook, or during the download process. However, the same cannot be said for the old, tarnished photographs…
Facebook is a wonderful way to share photos with our friends and family online. However, there are some guidelines to keep in mind when converting Facebook to print. If you’re hoping to use Facebook photos to create custom calendars, photobooks, or family history albums, remember…