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Learning to shoot manual

Understanding your camera will provide you more confidence and more artistic photographs.  But how do you do this when everything available seems to confuse you?  There are a ton of manuals, lots of dials and buttons, everything just seems overwhelming. How do you learn without getting frustrated even before you begin? It’s not about dials […]

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Self Promotion

by Stacie Jensen, Owner of Rock My Photography and Rock My Edits – Actions. Presets. Templates! Marketing is the key to our success.  Marketing is a popularity contest and if you want to be found you must make yourself known!  It isn’t about being in the field the longest, it isn’t about owning the PRO […]

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Get out of Auto Mode!

  This blog post is for the thick-skinned.  No sugar-coating here.  Read only if you want a little aggressive push to get to the next level.  This article is not about whether shooting auto is good or bad, its just fine.  This is about how to move on to the next step in photography, shooting […]

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Outsource your editing?

Editing your photos can be rewarding or time consuming and frustrating.  If you fall into the second group, then outsourcing your edits (at least part of it) might be a good choice for you.  If you never considered this option, you may be surprised by the number of choices and the results. To save you […]

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Helpful tips to streamline your editing workflow and provide high quality images

So your home from a photo shoot and you are exhausted, but the job is not done. The editing magic needs to be applied!   This is where you can fix exposure and even make your subjects flawless, but it is a delicate process and a balance between adding the perfect touch without over processing. Editing […]

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Back button focus

I have read so many times from other photographers during my journey to learn back button focus, about how it was one of the biggest skills that changed their photography forever and helped them grow significantly. I have also read just as many photographers words about how they just can’t get it and how they […]

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