Photography how to: create star bursts

Oooooh, bright shiny lights. I love how the tree is glowing and the lights are bursting, don’t you? I’m going to talk you through how you can take a picture of your family’s tree (if you have one). You will need a basic understanding of photography, you’ll need to understand shutter speed, but that’s notContinue reading “Photography how to: create star bursts”

Photography :the more you know: RAW shooting:

This one is for the anyone curious about RAW files. I’m going to talk a little about why I shoot in RAW file format and why you might want to consider doing it as well. But first, let’s rewind…rewind…rewind… (if you sang that like Angelica Schulyer in “Satisfied” from Hamilton, consider this your internet highContinue reading “Photography :the more you know: RAW shooting:”

Published like crazy! {community not competition}

My second and third articles were also published on Pretty Presets for Lightroom’s blog! These articles are geared toward new photographers generally, but established ‘togs will enjoy them as well 🙂 Thank you photog family for being so supportive. #communitynotcompetetion

Helping out {community not competition}

A few months ago, I received an email asking for article submissions to one of my favorite photography resources, Pretty Presets for Lightroom. The first article was published yesterday. I hope you find strength in these words and run the best business you can ❤ https://www.lightroompresets.com/blogs/pretty-presets-blog/saying-no-for-photographers

How to: create a holiday silhouette

A year or so ago, I typed up a post about silhouettes but because Word Press is sort of the devil, it got eaten and is lost in the pits of internet mystery. So here goes with Take 2: Holiday Silhouette. Long story short– expose for your tree lights, focus on your people, under exposingContinue reading “How to: create a holiday silhouette”

Trying new things {editing with wendy b photos}

I shared on my Facebook page that I had been experimenting with some different editing styles and a friend suggested seeing the side by side which is a great idea 🙂 The newer edits are more matte, slightly film like. In this first example, you can see how vivid the fall colors are. A lotContinue reading “Trying new things {editing with wendy b photos}”

Photography HOW TO: photograph fireworks!

** originally published July 2016*** Ah, the Fourth of July. Picnics, parties, beer, and brats (that’s bratwurst, not BRATS, well… hopefully not brats 😉  ) And of course, there are fireworks. I’m sure there’s a long and delightful history about why we Americans light up the skies with fireworks and you’re welcome to Google that informationContinue reading “Photography HOW TO: photograph fireworks!”

My feelings about #3 …

So, over on Wendy B Photos I shared an article by the amazingly talented Amy Tripple Photography. It’s a list of things photographers want their beloved clients to understand. It’s one of the few times that I thought YES YES YES. I wish I knew how to say this! But then I don’t have to say it, becauseContinue reading “My feelings about #3 …”

Published: PRETTY a photographers resource guide and magazine

**UPDATE! I got my physical copy and omg. I love it. It is available for purchase, and you can order one HERE!!  Ho boy… so exciting for me!!  In early June, I was approached by the wonderful people at Pretty Presets for Lightroom and told that they wanted to feature me and a few other photographers in theirContinue reading “Published: PRETTY a photographers resource guide and magazine”

What makes a Mini Session “mini?

If you haven’t heard, I’m holding #SpringMiniSessions on April 25th. Now, you might be asking, “What makes a mini session with Wendy a MINI? What do I lose out on if I book during a mini sale?” The answer is time makes it a mini, but you don’t lose out on anything… want to seeContinue reading “What makes a Mini Session “mini?”

Photography how-to– adjusting settings for DARK rooms

I asked over on my Facebook page if anyone had some photography questions I could help with. One of the respondents said that she was having trouble with her pictures coming out dark and in some cases, blurry. This is a pretty common complaint so I’m going to talk about a few things that may help you getContinue reading “Photography how-to– adjusting settings for DARK rooms”

Star burst street lamp

At Christmas time, I showed you how to create a star-burst effect with your tree lights. The neighborhood I live in is lined with street lamps and every night I want to photograph them! If you’re in Northeastern Ohio, you know it’s been *really* cold. Really cold + expensive electronics = OH NOZ! A fewContinue reading “Star burst street lamp”