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For Photographers – 6 Wedding Photography Mistakes to Avoid

6 Wedding Photography Mistakes to Avoid at all Costs Wedding photography is difficult, yet rewarding. From interacting with dozens of people at once to directing group photos and couple sessions, immortalizing weddings is about having a keen eye for details, patience and creativity. Even so, from amateur to seasoned photographers, we all make mistakes that […]

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Mariah Cooks: “Fudge” that is Paleo/Primal and KID Friendly!

I have a major sweet tooth – mostly chocolate. So do my kids. It’s a problem because I try to keep anything super sugary out of the house – for their sake and for the sake of my waistline. It’s raining up in Makawao today and we needed a fun snack that the kids could […]

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Ask the photographer… Backing Up Images

I wanted to start a new section to the blog – a place where anyone can ask me things anything photography related. This question comes from Allison via Facebook: “What is the best way to archive digital photos?” This is such an incredibly important question because archiving images is paramount. With today’s digital world and […]

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busy, busy! | Austin Preschool Photographer Mariah Milan

This week I am doing a preschool photo shoot. I’ve done two days out of the four and photographed so many adorable children I’m almost on cute overload (but that isn’t really possible, now is it?). Since preschool photography isn’t something I *normally* do, I thought I’d share the setup – especially for other photographers […]

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Photoshop Tutorial – Patch Tool

You’ve asked for a Photoshop tutorial, so here is your very first one. I’m talking about the Patch Tool – one of my favorite tools in Photoshop. I would love your feedback – and what you’d like to learn!

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Tutorial: Aperture – what it is and how it affects images

What is aperture? I’m sure you’ve heard of it. If you’re a professional you know how much aperture affects the look of an image. But if you’re new to photography, you’ve probably heard the word thrown around and wonder how it plays into the look of a photo. Aperture, shutter speed, and ISO are the […]

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