How to find the best backdrops in your home!

    How to make use of indoor lighting, and to find backgrounds and backdrops in your home

    If you were to flip through my instagram, you might think that my house is perfectly clean. Or maybe that I have spacious rooms and big, organized closets. Or maybe you just think I have access to lots of natural light. But the truth is, I don’t have any of that. I may capture real life in my photos, but I definitely pick and choose what part of real life makes it into my photographs. (i.e. not the clutter!) Instead, I pick and choose backdrops in my home!

    Come wintertime, I take tons of photos indoors. The problem is, my large room is dark. My bright rooms are small. Some of my indoor photography involves the tips from this post, but really, a lot of it is picking and choosing the right backdrops in your home, hiding the clutter, and making the best of your light! Continue reading

    Life lately… My first Video!

    I am so excited to share my very first video! My New Year’s resolutions this year definitely have me stepping outside of my comfort zone, starting with learning video. But I’m so excited to have documented some of these fun characteristics that you just can’t capture in a photo!

    Although this is an unlisted video and doesn’t show on my new youtube profile, make sure to subscribe to my channel if you’d like to see tutorials! I’m so excited for this new adventure! Continue reading

    Shabby Chic Valentine’s Day Backdrop

    DIY Shabby Chic Valentine's Day Backdrop

    A pretty holiday full of red and pink, with doily’s and sweet hearts was just too perfect! I just had to make a fun backdrop for my little valentines. And bonus: no sewing or glueing for this shabby chic Valentine’s Day backdrop!

    I actually could have just used all the red and white fabric from the American Flag backdrop I made last year, but I decided to switch out for some super feminine fabric. I did, however, use the feminine white fabric, lace, and pom poms as well as the red tulle from the American Flag backdrop. Continue reading

    How to organize your photos in Adobe Bridge

    How to organize your photos in Adobe Bridge totally free. A simple system to keep your photos organized!

    When I started shooting in RAW, I had to completely revamp how I was loading, storing, and organizing my pictures. I needed a system that recognized my photo format. I downloaded Adobe Bridge and I have been more organized than ever since!

    Note: This is also great is your images are saved as JPGs! I just simply didn’t discover this till I made the switch to RAW. You do NOT have to shoot RAW to use Adobe Bridge! Continue reading