The Benefits of Using Back Button Focus for Photographers As a photographer, it is essential to have the right camera settings to capture the perfect shot. One of the most crucial settings is focusing, and while most photographers rely on the shutter button to focus on their subjects, there is another way of doing it: […]

The Myth of the Perfect Camera Settings As photographers, we all have heard of the search for the perfect camera settings. You know, those mythical numbers that will magically produce the ideal exposure, sharpness, and depth of field in any situation. But here’s a little secret for you – the perfect camera settings don’t exist! […]

Understanding Aperture: How to Control Your Camera’s Focus and Depth of Field As a photographer, understanding aperture is a crucial element to achieving a perfect shot. It can be confusing at first, but once you get a hang of it, you will be able to master your camera’s focus and depth of field. In this […]

Understanding ISO in Photography: The Ultimate Guide for Photographers ISO is a term that’s commonly used in photography, but not everyone understands what it means and how it affects the quality of photos. If you’re one of those photographers who has always been confused by ISO, then this guide is for you. In this post, […]

Photographing Your Child’s Milestones at Home: A Photographer’s Guide Being a parent is one of the most rewarding experiences in life, and capturing moments of your child’s growth and milestones is priceless. As a photographer, it’s not always about the perfect photo, but rather the memories and emotions that come with it. With the convenience […]

Planning for a newborn portrait session is such an exciting time for new parents. Capturing a new baby’s first few weeks of life, even the smallest details, is a memory that will be treasured for a lifetime. As a professional photographer, I have had the opportunity to photograph numerous newborns, and I understand the importance […]

How To Create a Beautiful Blurry Background for Stunning Photographs Creating a beautiful blurry background is a golden rule for photographers who want to take stunning shots. Previously, this was achieved through advanced camera equipment and focussing techniques. However, with new advancements in modern digital cameras, this process has become a lot easier. In this […]

The ASPCA estimates that approximately 3.3 million dogs enter shelters each year. Many of these dogs are loving and well-behaved pets who have simply fallen on hard times by no fault of their own. Whatever their circumstances may be, it is heartening to know that there are organizations working tirelessly to find these pups loving, […]

A Guide to Choosing the Right Camera Gear for Beginner Photographers As a beginner, the world of photography can be overwhelming. There are so many different camera models, lenses, and accessories to choose from that it can be tough to know where to start. But fear not! This guide will walk you through the most […]

Aspinwall Photography | Matt & Bianca’s Lifestyle Maternity Shoot Bianca reached out to me a few months ago after being recommended to me in one of her Pittsburgh mommy groups on facebook. While this is one of responses I hear frequently when I ask my potential clients how they learned of my business, it is […]

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