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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”...

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?...

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...

GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR IPHONE PHOTOS

What exactly is meant by “the best camera is the one you have on you?” For some, that means throwing your DSLR in your diaper bag...

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...

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...

Do’s & Don’ts for Capturing a Natural Smile

Capturing a natural smile should be easy, but it’s often one of the most difficult tasks asked of a photographer. For whatever reason, people...

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...

Fall Maternity Photo Ideas: Milk Baths & Lace Dresses

As we head into cooler months, the ability to take beautiful photos outside becomes a bit more challenging. For women with a winter due...

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...

How to Take Photos of Your Children in Full Sun

  Summer photography is full of childhood memories just waiting to be captured such as children splashing at the pool, kids playing at the local...

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...

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...

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...

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...

7 Tips for Taking Great Maternity Photos

  Maternity photos are a wonderful way to document your life during pregnancy. Hopefully, you're enjoying the glow of pregnancy and want to capture it....

Understanding Your Light Meter

Have you ever wanted to capture your child sitting quietly by a window, only to be disappointed when you previewed the photo and noticed...

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...

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...

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”...

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....

8 Photography Projects to Start in the New Year

Looking for ways to improve your photography skills in the new year? We’ve got 8 photography projects that will not only improve your photography skills, but...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

August Breastfeeding Awareness Photo Contest Finalists

Every month on the Daily Mom facebook page, a photo contest takes place. This month's photo contest was dear to our hearts, because we...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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