How To Succeed At 365 With Amy Obi Behind The Lens

It's back.   Not like acid washed jeans or or stirrup pants. But like your favorite discontinued nail polish.   Behind the Lens.   Where we highlight someone from our CY365 community who is just rockin' capturing and sharing their life every day. Each month we're going to pry into the lives of one of [...]
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How To Set A White Point In Lightroom

Have you wondered why your photos appear boring and drab compared to others you see posted? We've all been there. There just may be a simple way for you to create more appealing images. It all starts with the edit. But where to even begin? Right? If you are using Lightroom, I've got a quick [...]
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What It Means To Be An Everyday Photographer

Every day photography is a style of it’s own. We are the photographers dedicated to creating a moment when none may appear. We are the photographers who seek out good light on the darkest days, even if that means opening our refrigerators. Nothing is really off limits. We’ll carry our cameras anywhere to get “the shot.”


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How To Solve Common Holiday Photo Issues

  We all want to capture beautiful holiday photos, but the hustle and bustle of December can make it difficult. Avoid these common issues to capture better photos during your holiday season.   Blurry Photos We've all taken them. The moment is so beautiful but your photo is a blurry mess. The low lights of [...]
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How My Phone Has Rescued My CY365 Project

So, you've started a photo-a-day for 365 days project, and if you're like me, it runs along smoothly for quite a while, no missing a day - you're on a roll! Then, there's a snag along the way - a family illness, an emergency meeting you have to attend, or a million other things that [...]
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6 Ways to Photograph Your Child at Halloween

  If there is one time of year for getting photographic cooperation from your kids, it's Halloween. Want to take the best photos you can this year? Here are a few pointers to help you out. Get Great Light It may be customary to start your Halloween festivities after dark, but for great photos head [...]
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How to Sabotage a Photo Session in 5 Easy Steps

None of us mean to intentionally ruin a session that we're doing for a client or even our own family. But we may doing just that without even knowing it. So you want your clients {or your family} to have an amazing time AND walk away with images they'll treasure? Then make sure you AREN'T [...]
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How To Create Gorgeous Landscape Photos With A Little Lightroom Processing

  My street, Genval, Belgium I was asked at the end of last year to join the Creative team for CaptureYour365.  What an honour, I felt so excited, amazed and pleased to be asked. Thinking that this will give me the chance to give back to the community that has given so much support and [...]
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I Spy With My Little Eye

Can you find the word air? And a key? And something used to fasten? Photo Credit: Rhadonda Sedgwick   Have you ever played the I Spy game? One person sees something and gives clues about the selected item and the other person tries to guess what the item is by looking around the room with [...]
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Putting the “Extra” into Your Ordinary | How To Capture Everyday Photographs

When I first began my journey into photography three years ago, I was all about the posed portrait. A still, planned subject is a great way to practice your skills. But while a nice framed posed portrait with beautiful light looks great on the wall, that’s not where life happens. Life happens at the arrival [...]
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