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Get Your Camera Bliss this Holiday Season with GoPro Cameras at Best Buy #GoProatBestBuy

GoPro at Best Buy

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Photography has been a love of mine since I was in high school. I even traveled as a dance photographer for a short time and loved the work (the travel was for the birds! lol). My husband and kids do occasional modeling jobs and we need updated head shots often so we still do get quite a bit of … [Read more...]

Tips for Taking Great Photos of Your Children


So now that we all feel way more comfortable with our camera and settings, lets talk about our most famous subject to shoot, our kids! :) Kids can be the most fun and rewarding subject to shoot but also the most difficult. When I have kids in the studio I know I may only get 20-30 minutes of actual shooting time, even though most of the time they are there for 45 minutes to an hour. I am not pushy with kids either, I am a go with the flow kind … [Read more...]

Jill-e Designs Has Me Covered in Style and My Camera in Safety

Jill-e Designs

Product Samples Received to facilitate this post. In February when we bought our camera one thing I knew for certain was that we NEEDED a great bag to protect our investment. I wanted something more than mere material, I wanted something with REAL protection. When I started researching bags, I came across Jill-e Designs and read some great things about them and their bags. When I looked at their site, it was love at first site for this mama who … [Read more...]

Your Camera Settings and What They Mean

Camera Settings

A Note from Mama on a Green Mission: I want to thank my guest contributor, Audrey from Audrey Oliphant Photography! I "met" Audrey online about 3.5 years ago when we were in the same due date club. We were due in July 2010 but Audrey's miracle twin girls arrived in April of 2010. I've shed tears for her and her girls, both sad and happy, and I am beyond elated that Audrey has agreed to be part of this event by sharing her expertise! As a person … [Read more...]