Lesson 7 | How To Capture Christmas Morning

  Ready for Christmas Day? Now is the time to prep for your Christmas Day photos. It can be a hectic time! I love making a list of 5 photos I want. I can be in the moment, know what I’m looking for, and not stress about photographing everything! I can’t wait to see what [...]
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Lesson Six | Capture The Outdoors

  Ready to head outside? Grab your camera and let’s capture some holiday lights and maybe some snow (if you have any). So...I live in California and am a couple of hours away from winter wonderland. I'm counting on you to bring me the winter white!   Remember, work at your pace. Complete every exercise or [...]
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Lesson Five | How To Capture Holiday Food

  Do you have visions of sugar plum (or cupcakes) dancing in your head? Let’s photograph some food! Buy it. Make it. Borrow it. All for the photography! :) Remember, make this class (and the sweet goodies) work for you! If you post to Instagram tag your photos with #captureyourholidays or #cy365 for a chance to [...]
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Lesson Four | How To Photograph The Presents, Paper, and Ribbon

  Anything wrapped under your tree? This lesson might be just the incentive you need to get wrapping! I know I need a kick in the pants. Are you a frilly bow and ribbon wrapper or a conservative get it done wrapper? Do you use whatever paper you’ve got or do you coordinate everything each [...]
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Lesson Three | How To Photograph Your Christmas Ornaments

  Do your ornaments hold special memories? I love the stories that my ornaments can tell. Some are from special trips, collected as souvenirs of moments, states, and amusements. Some are heirlooms from cherished family members. Some are from dear friends who have touched my life. Now it’s your turn to capture photos of your [...]
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Lesson Two | How To Photograph Your Christmas Tree

  Ready to photograph your tree? Did you have fun with your lights? Now it’s time to hang them on your tree! We are going to have a little fun with tree photos! No, tree up yet? Borrow a friends. Go to the mall. There are lots of trees to use! If you post to Instagram [...]
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Lesson 1 | How To Capture The Lights of Christmastime

  What better way to kick off December than with lights?!   I love the lights of Christmas. I love creating beautiful bokeh backgrounds and fun starburst effects. Grab your camera, download the lesson with the link below, and enjoy! For the next seven days, we are bringing you a holiday lesson each day. Each [...]
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Welcome To Your Life: Captured Through The Lens

  Did you click here excited to see registration opening for Your Life: Captured Through The Lens?   Well...it's almost time! I'm working on moving classes here. Excited about having a one stop shop for all things related to everyday photography!   If you clicked here previously and got an Oops Members Only message, it [...]
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Want To Take Better Photographs of Your Holiday?

Do you want to take better photographs of your holiday festivities? Are you tired of your holiday photos being too dark or blurry or yellow? Do you know there are better ways to use your camera on Christmas morning, but you can't figure them out on your own? December is one of my favorite months [...]
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Exposure | New Class Sneak Peek

My newest class begins next Tuesday, October 25th. I'm so excited to offer a new class with a new fresh approach.   Exposure includes A self assessment Quizzes Exercises & Assignments Photo Deconstruction Techniques, techniques, techniques 2 LIVE Webinars 2 Instructional videos Interactive forum for sharing ideas, questions,and resources Class gallery for posting photos and [...]
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