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Improve Photography Skills, Share Your Best Pics: Color, Click, Capture Challenge!

This Week’s Color is Yellow

Welcome to Week 3 of the Color, Click, Capture photography challenge hosted by East9thStreetA Helicopter MomNap Time Is My Time and Sunshine and Sippy Cups.  This week our color is YELLOW! Yellow reminds me of sunshine – so this week is my favorite so far! The photo below is from the garden at my old house – I love the way the lighting is so incredibly bright and cheerful! I sometimes miss that garden – But we’re working on the one here at the new house, and in a couple of years it will be just as pretty as our old one.

Sunflowers in Summer Sun

This Weeks Photography Tip

This week’s photography tip is from Faith Massey.  Faith owns and operate Images by Faith Portrait Art, a boutique studio nestled in the Lake Norman area, just outside Charlotte, NC. Her passion for art started early and she explored many different mediums but found her true love in photography after having my first child in 1994. After moving from California in 2004 she opened her studio in Huntersville. As a mother of 5 beautiful children, she is very comfortable working with babies and new parents alike. Her style has been described as natural, refined and unpretentious and she loves to highlight every sweet detail of children,using primarily natural light to capture the soft sweet beauty found in children.

When photographing small children, get out from behind the camera….

Children, particularly young children, react to your facial expressions. If they can’t see your face, they are less likely to make eye contact with the camera or have the expressions you are looking for. Try to engage with the child and move the camera up quickly, take your shot and then move it again quickly so you keep your subjects  engaged.

Want to Join the Challenge?

Want to participate in our challenge?  It’s super easy!  Here’s how It Works:

  1. Take a picture the represents the color of the week.
  2. Write a blog post that features your picture and link it up.
  3. Visit other people’s posts and hopefully find some inspiration!
  4. You can put the button and link code on your blog if you wish but it’s not a requirement.

Our color for next week is GREEN! – So get started taking some new photos this week, so you’re ready to share your best next Wednesday!

Join the Party – Share your best Yellow photo

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Comments

  1. Meagan,

    I love the sunflower photo.

    It’s funny that you mention they were in your garden at your old house…I have the same situation. We moved almost 3 years ago and I had a gorgeous rock garden with sunflowers surrounding driftwood and an old canvas and wood row boat. I also had a side garden with irises and other flowers. I’m hoping to plan some sunflowers here at the new house this year; it’s so fun watching the birds and the bees flying amongst them.

    ~Rose

  2. This picture puts me in the mood for some warm sun on my skin!!! C’mon Summer!!!! :D

  3. When are you coming over to plan my garden? :)

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