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10 Tips for Documenting Pets | #nndailytip

Written on February 24, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

10 Tips for Documenting Pets | The Nerd Nest

On my Instagram I share a daily memory keeping tip with the hashtag #NNDailyTip, then collect them here so you can find them easily later!

These tips are all about documenting pets:

We're talking documenting pets this week for #nndailytip For camera shy pets, a little patience goes a

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7 Tips for Travel Photography | #nndailytip

Written on February 15, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

7 Tips for Travel Photography

On my Instagram I share a daily memory keeping tip with the hashtag #NNDailyTip, then collect them here so you can find them easily later!

These tips are all about travel photography:

I'm headed to Austin this weekend, so I'm going to be talking about travel photography this week

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Little Details with Lisa | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on December 28, 2016 at 10:28 am, by

Today Nerd Nest Challenges Creative Team member Lisa is here to share her take on November’s Nerd Nest Challenge, Capture a Feeling.

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I am an avid photographer and it would be very rare for me to not take photos every day. Through the years I guess one of the … Continue

Pausing to Take in Beauty

Written on December 9, 2014 at 5:00 am, by

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As part of my goal to savor this year, I’ve been working on slowing down and appreciating the things that are around me. One of the ways I do that is through photography.

Photo taking gets a bad rap. I hear a lot of “Put down the camera and live … Continue

Can’t Beat That Color | Fall Leaves Photo Walk

Written on October 24, 2014 at 6:06 pm, by

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Every year, I obsess over all of the wonderful colors of the ash trees in my neighborhood. And every year, I fully intend to photograph them, but a windy day or a rainstorm thwarts my plans. Not this year! I remembered to sling my camera over my neck when Jonas … Continue

3 Tools for Taking Your Phone Photography to the Next Level

Written on June 6, 2014 at 1:40 pm, by

3 Tools for Taking Your Phone Photography to the Next Level | The Nerd Nest

I use my phone for photography more than my DSLR these days. The phone can’t match the DSLR for quality, but I don’t always have my big camera with me. To make up for that quality gap a bit, I’ve found tools to improve the photos I take with my … Continue

How to Shoot Your Kids Review

Written on October 22, 2013 at 3:48 pm, by

How to Shoot Your Kids

Maggie from Just Maggie Photography her assistant Amy kindly sent us a copy of the new ebook How to Shoot Your Kids for us to review, so we’re going to tell you all about it in our own words!

Maggie is a professional photographer, and her expertise shows both in … Continue

Glow

Written on July 5, 2013 at 10:36 am, by

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Yesterday Jake told you how to photograph light graffiti and today I thought I’d share the photos we took last night. In our heads, we pictured fun photos with sparklers spelling things out and drawing shapes. What we failed to think of: night doesn’t fall until WAY after the kids’ … Continue

Get Out Your Sparklers

Written on July 4, 2013 at 11:01 am, by

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It’s no secret that I love Night Photography, and for those of you in the US, America’s birthday is the perfect time to shoot at night with light photography (aka light graffiti)! You can draw and paint with light using sparklers and capture it in a photo! And for … Continue

Night Photography

Written on June 15, 2013 at 11:43 am, by

Night Photography

I’m a little obsessed with nighttime photography right now. I recently shared my nighttime photo of the Kit Bond Bridge with you and I wanted to share a few more of the nighttime photos I’ve been taking. Our new camera has helped me to fall back in love with photography … Continue