How to Take Great Family Vacation Photos

  What comes to mind when you think about your next family vacation? Fun? Excitement? Adventure? Now, look back at the photos you took during...

Baby’s 1st Year: Creative Monthly Baby Photo Ideas

There’s a fun trend nowadays of taking a celebratory photo of your baby each month throughout their first year of life. It's a fantastic...

Tips, Tricks & Treats for Great Halloween Photos

What do ghosts, princesses, and superheros have in common? They will all be coming out after dark this Halloween night; you know, when our cameras struggle...

7 Basic Photography Rules

  Photography is less about what you're shooting and more about how you're shooting. Truth be told, it doesn't even matter what camera you're using....

Mother’s Day Shopping for the Momtographer

  Mother's Day is only a few weeks away. If the mom in your life is a bit of a "MamaRazzi,"  encourage her with the gift of...

Getting to Know Your Camera: Focusing and Focal Points

Take a look  into your viewfinder. How many focal points do you have? 9,11, 18, more? Whatever the case, the number of focal points a...

Creative Senior Photo Ideas

  If you are the parent of a teenager, you probably know how important senior photos are. Each summer, newly crowned high school seniors start...

Spring Family Portraits Outfit Guide

  Planning a family portrait session this spring? Spring is a great time to get out of the house after a long winter of being cooped...

Fun & Easy Valentine’s Day Photoshoots to Do with Your Kids

You needn't trek to a professional studio to get great photos of your kids during holidays. Save your money for professional photos during the...

10 Tips for Photographing Kids’ Sports

Over the weekend, many of us spend our time watching our favorite little athletes run up and down a field. In addition to cheering from the sidelines, a...

How to Take Great Photos in Low Light

Winter is here, and for many of us, that means fewer hours of daylight. So what’s a photographer mom to do? Low light photography...

Getting to Know Your Camera: Aperture Basics

  Great light, thoughtful composition and an understanding of aperture are the most important aspects of achieving beautiful photography. If you've found yourself drooling over photographs you see on Facebook...

How to Photograph Your Child’s Birthday Party

  Children's birthday parties are so much fun. They're full of color, energy, emotion and interaction. On the other hand, photographing a child's birthday party can present...

5 Tips for Photographing Your Newborn Baby

The first few photos of your newborn baby's life are ones you will never forget. Whether you're using your camera phone or a DSLR,...

Keep Film Alive: Capture Your Summer the Old School Way

  Think back to summer camp when you were a child. Chances are your mom had stuck a few disposable cameras in your backpack and...

Capturing a Year of Baby’s First Moments

  Oh the amazing things that our babies can do. From recognizing the sound of our voice, to walking for the first time, we want...

4 Tips for Improving Your Photography Using the Camera You Have

All parents should have at least one camera. The Daily Mom Team believes that you don't need to necessarily buy a different camera in...

Daily Mom Spotlight: Chatbooks: Photo Albums for the Busy Mom

  Are you one of those moms that loves taking the time to sit down and scrapbook your child's special memories? Or, a mom who...

10 Tips for Photographing Small Children

  Photographing small children can be tough. Whether you are a professional, a hobbyist or just a mom with a camera, kids can turn even...

10 Tips and Tricks for Photographing Your Toddler

  Toddlers are energetic, sweet and funny. They are also incredibly difficult to photograph. Between their inability to sit still, the meltdowns and the ability...

First Day Of School Photos: Moments To Capture

Whether your child is cautiously venturing into Kindergarten, or heading steadfast into middle school, the first day of school is an exciting time each...

Stroller Guide: Chicco Echo

Are you ready to retire your bulky travel system stroller for one that is lightweight and easier to store, but you don’t want to sacrifice...

Mom’s Guide to Buying a Digital Camera

  Many new parents find themselves buying a new camera within the first year of their baby's life. With so many precious  moments to capture,...

Easy Ways to Capture Candid Moments of Your Kids

If you’re anything like us, one of the biggest reasons we got into photography was so that we could capture beautiful candid moments of...

Getting to Know Your Camera: Shutter Speed Basics

  One of the most common reasons people upgrade to a DSLR is because they want to capture their high speed children with a faster...

Myths About Birth Photography

Just when you thought you’d heard enough about crazy pregnancy and birthing trends (live tweeting your labor, anyone?), someone mentions that they’ve hired a...

Fall Photos To Take Annually

One of your child's favorite future pastimes may be to reminisce and browse through old photographs of herself as a child. A fun fall...

How to Anticipate the Moment

What if you were able to predict the future? More specifically, what if you were able to predict the exact moment when your children moved...

Shooting in Manual: Step-by-Step

Have you made the move to manual or are you hanging onto one of the auto modes? As you’re probably realizing, shooting in manual mode...

Fun Poses for Family Portraits

Several weeks ago, we talked about focal points and focusing. We introduced you to the idea of changing your focal points or using the “focus-recompose”...

8 Reasons to Leave Your Camera at Home

Being a Daily Mom writer means that we are writing and photographing our lives around the clock. This also means that our kids have...

GETTING TO KNOW YOUR NIKON CAMERA: DSLR BUTTONS

  Did your husband upgrade your point and shoot camera to a Digital SLR this Mother's Day? Or have you been using a DSLR for...

7 Tips for Photographing Your Infant

  Have you ever seen one of those "Pinterest-inspired vs. Reality" photo comparisons where a well-intended mom (or dad) saw an image on Pinterest that...

9 Tips for Photographing Fireworks

  Summer days, barbecues, the beach, and FIREWORKS! The 4th of July is here. If you're like us, you are looking forward to taking your children to watch fireworks....

How to Use Negative Space

Negative space, or “white space,” is the area between or around the main subject of a photo. It is often used to draw your eye...

Make the Most of Indoor Natural Lighting

  Spring is just around the corner. However, unless you live in a state that is warm year round, you and your kids have spent...

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