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5 Awesome Photography Blogs Worth Following

Here comes an old fart moment…When I first started learning photography, the internet was around but blogging was very much in its infancy and YouTube wasn’t really that well known yet.The main source of knowledge of amateur photographers like myself was...

Interview: Rachel Joyce – Wedding Photographer

It’s been a long time coming but I’ve been meaning to share this lovely interview with the fabulous Rachel from Rachel Joyce Photography for some time now. She kindly agreed to be involved almost a year ago so, Rachel, I am so sorry it’s taken me this...

How to keep motivated when you’re working for yourself

Ahhh, the fabled question of which there is no answer! That’s it, blog post done. See ya later! 😉 I joke, of course. But in all honesty, as a newly full-time freelancer, this is a question I have been asking myself a lot of late. How do we keep ourselves...

How to photograph your pets

How to photograph your petsWhen you start out with photography, you’ll take photographs of anything you can point your camera at. A pair of shoes, a bunch of flowers, the building across the street. You start branching out, taking your camera out and about...

The new face of Heart Lines Photography Mentoring Blog

Well hello dear followers, it’s so good to see you again! You may have noticed Heart Lines | Cultivating Photography with Soul has had a little facelift recently. Allow me to give you the grand tour and let you know what’s going on around here! So, first off… we (and...

That time I forgot my memory cards…

That time I forgot my memory cards...One of the delightful side effects of having a profession like photography is the anxiety-inducing reoccurring nightmare that you have turned up to a shoot having forgotten a vital piece of equipment - your cameras  or lenses, for...

A Simple Tip to Shoot in Portrait Orientation

Here's a simple tip for shooting in portrait orientation...Yep, still hopelessly behind with my blogging. It's summer, the delights of sunny days and blue skies (and a holiday to Greece) have completely distracted me. Not to mention it's been one of my...

How to see like a photographer…

My husband thinks I'm crazy and I'll tell you why...When driving down a long empty highway somewhere in the heart of New England, I opened my mouth and made a comment.“I know this is going to sound stupid,” I said, “but don’t you think the sky looks…...

It’s Not About The Likes

It's not about the fucking likesThere's a recurring theme I see with many photographers, time and time again. It's this obsession with how many 'likes' they have. How many people liked their photo they posted ten minutes ago. How many people follow them on...