10 TIPS TO HELP PEOPLE FEEL COMFORTABLE BEING PHOTOGRAPHED

Family portraits. Whether this is an annual event for your family or something that happens once in a blue moon, they have a tendency to...

Magical Images of Mazatlan

On the Pacific coast of Mexico, you will find a resort town full of history and tradition. Don’t take that to mean this place...

8 Steps to Creating a Professional Background

Choose a holiday, any holiday; then go over to Pinterest and search for photo ideas for that holiday. Chances are that you’ll find dozens if...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Back Button Focusing

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”...

Getting to Know Your Camera: ISO Basics

You might be a photographer if you step outside, see that it’s overcast and run back inside to grab your camera. Especially for momtographers with...

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...

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 FIX GRAINY IMAGES

  When you first bought your new DSLR camera, you were certain that your photos would be just as beautiful as the ones posted all...

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...

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...

Portrait Photography Basics

One of the most common requests you’ll receive as a photographer is to take a friend or family member’s photo. Heck, even if you...

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,...

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...

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,...

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....

Photo Organization 101

2015 is officially here and it’s time to get ourselves organized. In addition to the obvious organizational tasks of cleaning out our kids’ closets or...

Fuel Your Passions with Skillshare

Our Daily Mom team is full of incredible, intelligent women who love being creative and love to learn new ways to express ourselves and...

Great Gifts for the Momtographer

From smartphones to fancy digital SLRs and everything in between, moms are snapping pictures everywhere you look. Whether she shoots candid shots of her...

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...

12 Ways to Creatively Capture Christmas

When it comes to photography, the holiday season is full of opportunities to get creative with your camera. Not only are you going to want...

How to Use Leading Lines

Great photography has less to do with the camera you’re using, and more to do with how the photographer applies photography basics to achieve...

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...

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...

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...

Getting to Know Your CANON 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...

The Future of Photography: Mirrorless Cameras

For the last few months we have been publishing tutorials to help you better understand your DSLR camera, or to convince you to buy...

White Balance 101

Beautiful photography has very little to do with your camera, although a decent camera does help. The photos you take and the results you get...

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...

4 TIPS FOR PHOTOGRAPHING YOUR FURRY FRIENDS

We spend a lot of time discussing how to best take photos of your kids, but what about the other members of your family?...

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...

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”...

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