How to achieve the perfect white balance on your phone!

    I’m so excited to have Libby here today to talk about how to achieve the perfect white balance on your phone! I knew you would want to hear more than I could fit in my newsletter, (you can sign up here if you want in on the weekly, newsletter-exclusive tips!) so here you go! This tip is gold!

    How to achieve the perfect white balance from your phone

    Hi! Libby here, from Libby Jones Photography. I’m so excited to be partnering with Morgan to bring you a little photo tip! Asking me to talk about photography is like asking Elsa to talk about ice (forgive the princess references–I have a two year old whose identity changes based on the princess she feels embodies her inner most desires at the moment). I could get reeeeallll boring, reeeeaaaaallll quick. But, I chose an easy to understand, easy to implement tip today; How to achieve the perfect white balance on your phone! That’s right, it can all be done on your phone! Even better, right?!

    My love of my big girl cameras knows no bounds, but with three kids and a busy schedule, my DSLR + film cameras can’t make the trip everywhere I go. So, when I’m on the go, my “professional” camera, is whatever I have on me – usually my iPhone. I’m always on the hunt for the best platform for taking and editing those spur of the moment shots. To be fair, the native camera on iPhone is actually pretty decent. But, I’d never want anything less than the best for you, my photo loving friend, so read on! Continue reading

    10 lifestyle photos of your toddler to capture each month

    10 monthly lifestyle photos of your toddler to capture!

    Now that I have kids, time seems to fly 10x faster than when it was just me and my hubby. I always have something I’m trying to document, like a favorite toy, a new expression, or a seasonal activity. This year, I broke it down into 10 lifestyle photos of your toddler to take every month!

    Why 10?

    This is not a new year to overwhelm yourself with unrealistic, hard-to-meet goals. They are just 10 simple, lifestyle photos of your toddler. That comes down to 1 photo every 3 days. Enough to document a few memories, but not so much as to become just another difficult goal to let go of late when you miss a few. And the best part, you can start any month, anytime! Continue reading

    How to take the perfect Christmas morning photo

    How to take the perfect Christmas morning photo (A Christmas tradition!)

    We started a tradition our first year of marriage to take a picture together, in our Christmas pajamas, in front of the Christmas tree. It’s never perfect. Let’s face it, there’s too much excitement, anticipation, and busyness to get the perfect Christmas morning photo. But it’s fun to see the how the photo changes each year! Continue reading

    Kids Whoville Costume (free Grinch mask)

    Kids Whoville costume tutorial! (costume tutorial, grinch mask, and hair tutorial)

    What better Christmas costume is there than the classic Who from How the Grinch Stole Christmas?! We love this opportunity to dress up, and this year Anabelle finally had the hair enough to join! So I thought I’d add on to our Whoville series with this DIY kids Whoville costume tutorial! Continue reading