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a simple portrait with a pullback

I thought I would share my settings and a pullback of a recent shot of Caroline. I very often take photos of my girls in this little spot in our kitchen. My settings hereView full post »

Batch editing in Photoshop Elements

Hello everyone! If you’re like me, you take multiple images with the same exposure.  Then, you spend way too long in PSE applying your edits to those images one at aView full post »

Photography Tutorial: Shooting + Processing Silhouettes

Hi everyone! In this little tutorial I hope to help you successfully shoot silhouettes and process them quickly and easily. Just to remind you, and to let you know if youView full post »

Before and After: Photoshop Elements

Many people ask about my editing software and what I would suggest to someone just starting out with editing images. I always say the same thing. I use Photoshop ElementsView full post »

Photography Tutorial: The Fake Black Background

In this tutorial I hope to help you discover the light you need in order to achieve a black background in-camera. Many, many times I use this type of light and I’mView full post »