Glimpses of Soul Photography

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Maternity, newborn, child and family photographer in the Twin Cities area.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
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A new month begins…. on Feb 1, 2012 in PersonalWe made it! Or at least, I made it. (Are you there readers? It’s me, Mandy.) 31 days of photo tips. Given that I am notoriously bad at daily challenges of any sort, I’m pleased to have completed it, but mostly, I hope you found something...



Photography on Mobile Phones | 31 Days of Photo Tips on Jan 31, 2012 in News, 31phototips, iphoneography, iphonesI’ve written before about camera phone photography and reviewed iPhone photography apps that I’d used but it’s been awhile. With increased quality, social sharing apps and apps to upload photos to print, there are more and more reas...



Highlight Alert (Blinkies!) | 31 Days of Photo Tips on Jan 30, 2012 in News, 31phototips, highlight alert, minnesota baby photographerWhen shooting especially bright objects or on a very sunny day, one of the things you’ll have to be aware of is overexposing or “blowing out” your image. This occurs when an area is just too bright or contrasty to be recorded in the...



Creating a watermark brush in Photoshop | 31 Days of Photo Tips on Jan 29, 2012 in News, 31phototips, minnesota baby photographer, photoshop, tutorial, watermarkIf you want to apply your logo or watermark to many photos, you might consider creating a Photoshop brush of it for easier application. It only take a few minutes. (Note: the downside to using a brush to apply your logo is that it’s monochromat...



Using Templates and Collages in Photoshop | 31 Days of Photo Tips on Jan 28, 2012 in News, 31phototips, collages, photo display, photoshop, st paul photographer, templatesStoryboards and collages are a great way to assemble multiple photos for display, either in print or on your website/blog. Using a template makes it even easier and there are many free or inexpensive templates available online. Once you know how to d...



Preparing Images for the Web | 31 Photo Tips on Jan 27, 2012 in News, 31phototips, facebook photos, minneapolis photographer, resize for webOne of the most common things to do with photos these days is to share them on the web. But images that come from your camera aren’t optimized for web viewing – they’re too big and not sharp enough. Decreasing the file size will hel...