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Tips & Tricks for Photographing Everyday Family Moments

Life moves so fast and it’s important to capture your friends laughing at that hilarious joke, an impromptu hug, or a random silly game you played with your little ones. Angie Ramirez, of the Little Inspiration blog, shares tips to photograph those precious moments. Over the past few years I have really grown to love…

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Tips For A Better iPhone Photo

I get many questions and requests as to how I get such pretty clear photos. So that brings me to this post to show you what apps I use and how I edit all my Instagram photos before I post them. Even though, I use my DSLR more often than my iPhone to take photos,…

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  • Maria

    Thanks for the great tips! I thought your watermark was because you were a blogger, makes total sense now. I’m doing it now too…ReplyCancel

  • I follow you on Instagram and LOVE your pictures! Thanks so much for writing this and sharing some great tips! I am horrible at watermarking my Instagram photos but you are so right, creepy people out there have taken photos, at least not from me but they are not as great as yours. 🙂ReplyCancel
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  • Elie

    In love with this post and the helpful tips! One of my many favorites! I love all your instagram posts too!ReplyCancel

  • Quinn Pletcher

    I found this post on Pinterest awhile back and have referred to it multiple times! Thanks for the tips!ReplyCancel

  • Shanail

    This blog post was one of the best that I’ve read. Thanks for your input and I’m going to place watermarks on all of my photos now!ReplyCancel

  • Heather Edrington

    I never thought to turn night time pics to B&W! Great idea! Can’t wait to try it!!ReplyCancel

  • Mirianthi

    Love this post! My pictures look so much better thanks to you!! ReplyCancel

Mamma’s Gonna Snap Photo 101 For Moms Class Giveaway

  Would you love to take beautiful pictures of your kiddos but don’t know how to use you your camera? Many people love the way I take photos but I still feel they aren’t up to par. I try my best when photographing my kids, food, and craft tutorials for the blog but I sometimes…

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  • Would love to get out of auto settings and get better use of my camera!ReplyCancel

  • I would love to feel confident shooting in manual all the time. I use manual for shooting food/crafts, but when it comes to anything that can move – forget about it. I’m auto all the way!ReplyCancel
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  • Kim N

    I want to win bc I am stuck in auto mode and completely unsatisfied with my photos – ok not really but wish they were better. I don’t really have time to sit down and read my books so hopefully your tutorials will help!ReplyCancel

  • Wendy

    I dream of capturing those special moments with high quality pics of my baby!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Would love to win and learn to capture some amazing photos of my family!ReplyCancel

  • Thanks for hosting such a great giveaway!ReplyCancel

  • bianca

    Would love to take this class Just got a camera to take pictures of my new baby and dont know how to use all of my settlingsReplyCancel

  • I need to get good at my manual settings – I KNOW it’s the way to go, but getting started is so tough to set time aside for. A course would be perfect!ReplyCancel
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  • I have seriously been longing to take better photos of my child. I follow many mom bloggers and lust after their photos of their littles. This course would help me take my own great photos. Plus I have a t-shirt that says “moms gonna snap!”ReplyCancel
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  • callie b.

    my first is coming in less than a month and this would be a dream to have! i am so inexperienced when it comes to photography and have no idea how to use my cannon! crossing my fingers! xoReplyCancel

  • Kayla

    I’d love to win because I’d love to be able to take my own photos of my child instead of having other people take them for me! I bought a Canon Rebel last year and I’ve only shot a few photos in auto, I’d like to break out of that!ReplyCancel

  • I have two beautiful little girls and I’d love to learn how to document their fun better.ReplyCancel
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  • michelle magdaeno

    because i want to learn to take beautiful photos i have a beautiful princes but never like how i take her picturesReplyCancel

  • Gina Hiskes

    I just bought a DSLR and I have no clue how to use it. I snapped a few pictures and couldn’t even find them on the camera after I took them! Honestly I might be in over my head, but a course would definitely help.ReplyCancel

  • brittany

    i would love to be able to learn how to take better pictures of my lo and the world around us. thank you so much for this chance!ReplyCancel

  • Aimee

    This is exactly what I’ve been needing! I’ve had my DSLR for years but have never gotten around to figuring out how it works outside of “auto” mode. Would love this!ReplyCancel

  • Denise S

    I take terrible pictures, so I’d really like to learn some tips.ReplyCancel

  • Thia beniash

    Photography is capturing one single moment and sharing it forever!ReplyCancel

  • Laura

    Would love to win because I want have good quality pictures of my babyReplyCancel

  • Yesenia

    Omg this would be perfect! We would be able to take great pictures and learn from someone like you! Your picture are awesome!!ReplyCancel

  • Maria d

    Would love to learn how to use my DSLR in manual mode.ReplyCancel

  • Dana Allen

    I have a special needs daughter and finding someone comfortable enough to take beautiful pictures with her medical equipment has been impossible to find so I have started to take it upon myself along with my mom to document her life. If love to improve my skills so we’d have amazing pictures of her!ReplyCancel

  • I’ve had my dslr for a year now and still haven’t quite figured out how to shoot in manual. Would love to learn!ReplyCancel

  • Dakota

    I want to learn how to use my canon! I take a billion pics before I can get a good one!ReplyCancel

  • Sarah Moore

    I would love to take this course to capture great pictures of my 4 month old. It’s been years since I’ve had any photo instruction.ReplyCancel

  • Kassandra

    I would love to learn how to use my camera in manual mode! I’ve been wanting to learn how so I can take amazing pictures of my baby! Your pictures are great!ReplyCancel

  • Trice

    Ohh. I totally need this. I’ve been stuck inside because of winter and now its getting nice enough to take pictures outside. I barely know how to use my camera so I need all the training I can get.ReplyCancel

  • Rachel G

    I totally need this. I’ve had my DSLR for over a year but rarely use it out of auto mode because I feel a little overwhelmed by all the settings. This would be a great way to push myself and finally learn to use the camera properly.ReplyCancel

  • Kendyall

    The ultimate giveawayReplyCancel

  • Julianne Johnson

    I would love to win because I have a Canon Rebel but I am not very good at taking photos of my 4 and 2 year olds. They are mostly blurry.ReplyCancel

  • Kelley Larsen

    I want to win so I can take beautiful photos of my newborn sonReplyCancel

  • I still haven’t really learned how to use my self properly and this course will certainly be useful to meReplyCancel

  • I would Like to learn how to take better pictures of the kidsReplyCancel

  • Juliana

    I take a lot of photos of my little man, would llllooooovvvveeee to learn how to use my cameras manual settings to get better shots 🙂 fingers crossed!ReplyCancel

  • I would LOVE to win this! I also own a DSLR camera and sometimes fiddle with the manual settings, but I really have no idea what I’m doing. I love taking pictures of my little one and it would be great to be able to improve my skills. (Thanks for hosting this great giveaway by the way)ReplyCancel
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  • Aide Sanchez

    I absolutely love photography and it’s my dream to learn and master my DSLRReplyCancel

  • I was just saying I need to better my photography skills (which are basically nothing at this point!) and this sounds like an amazing opportunity to do it. I’d love to take better pictures of my blog and just for family memories.ReplyCancel
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  • I would love to win this!ReplyCancel

  • I have loved photography since I took a class in high school. I’d love to refresh my skills and learn tips for my blog 🙂ReplyCancel
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  • Veronica V

    I love taking pictures to document special moments/events, but I am just a beginner. This class would be great to learn tricks and techniques that I have no clue about.ReplyCancel

  • Mai Tran

    I’d love to know how to take good photos for future traveling. Thanks for the giveaway.ReplyCancel



  • I’d love to learn to take professional looking photos. I could use the skill to take photos of my flower garden, family, pets and nature.ReplyCancel
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  • Laura

    HI Angie, what a unique giveaway! I love photography, and would love to learn to take those amazing pictures of my kids and family. I hope to win!ReplyCancel

  • Christina Sparks

    Ever since 7th Grade I have wanted to start my own photography business and this would help me improve my photography skills.ReplyCancel

  • I would love to learn to get out of manual!

  • For me, photography is all about continued learning. I would love to win to improve my skills for my family and work towards my goals of branching out with my photog biz!ReplyCancel

Springtime & Easter Portraits at Picture People

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Picture People for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I had the amazing opportunity to take my daughter to Picture People and have a little portrait session for her Spring/Easter Portraits. We visited a local Picture People studio at Buy Buy Baby. That morning…

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DIY Floordrop for Food or Product Photography

I’m always looking for new backgrounds for my food or craft photography and I’ve had my eye on some really cool professional backdrops but are just too expensive for me. So I decided to make my own. I went off to Home Depot and bought some cheap wood boards, and a Valspar sample paint. Total…

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