When I am photographing a wedding or an engagement session it is all about the light. Composition and creativity are important to me, but I try to embrace the light around a scene to bring out the best possible image. Lighting can change a subpar image into a beautiful moving moment that the couple will […]

Creativity

February 11, 2020

Light Chaser: How to Always Find & Create the Best Light

I have been involved with dance, mostly ballet, for most of my life. When it came time to hang up my pointe shoes to focus on my family, there was a void. While I love spending time with my kids more than anything, I missed the movement and creating something. I picked up a camera […]

Creativity

November 20, 2019

5 Tips for Photographing Dancers

Kellie Bieser is a returning Reset Conference speaker, and we adore her creativity and heart for educating and motivating other photographers. She is based in Columbus, Ohio where she lives with her husband, five kids, dog, cat, four goats, and a bunch of chickens. As a kid and family photographer, she strives to capture the […]

Creativity

September 25, 2019

7 Easy Ways to Stay Inspired: (Even when life is super busy!)

Today we’re getting to know Reset breakout speaker Sally Molhoek. Sally, tell our Reset readers a little about yourself.I lived for over thirty years in the great state of Michigan, and it is where I began my photography journey.  Yes, it was cloudy and raining (or snowing, or sleeting….) most of the time, but nobody […]

Creativity

September 20, 2019

15 Ways to Rock a Single Location

Spanki Mills was a speaker at one of the earliest Reset Conferences, and we are so happy she’s back again this year for a breakout presentation entitled “Look Deeper.” Spanki spent many years hiding behind the mask of perfection. Dredging through the channels of “safety,” creating a huge disconnect between herself and her art. She realized […]

Creativity

March 18, 2019

My Why

Spanki Mills talks about her why

Shalonda Chaddock will be joining us in March for her first Reset Conference! She is the face and camera behind Chubby Cheek Photography based in Houston, Texas. She is a nationally published child photographer, and is drowning in glitter and princess dresses with her two daughters, affectionately referred to as the Cheeks girls, and the love […]

Creativity

February 6, 2019

Chase your dreams

Underwater camera housing photography

 Holly of Holly Birch Photography implemented a practice in her business years ago that has turned into a huge asset.  She saw a few photographers across the country running same-day still photo slideshows on their laptops of images from the wedding day they’d just photographed. She saw that it was taking some of them longer […]

Creativity, Weddings

February 21, 2018

How to Do Same-Day Wedding Slideshows | Holly Birch Smith

client benefit of same-day wedding slideshows

Today’s post features yours truly in a revival of the One Photo Challenge. And now I start talking about myself in the 3rd person… 😉 Holly is primarily a wedding and high school seniors photographer, but has a small emphasis on sports and commercial work too.  She is working toward adding a few new corporate/commercial/product […]

Commercial, Creativity

February 16, 2018

One Photo Challenge | Holly Smith – Holly Birch Photography

MagMod grids and gels for product photography

Liz Drennan is a family, children’s, and maternity lifestyle photographer, based out of San Antonio, Texas.  She’s sent us 2 photos for the “One Photo Challenge” that are completely different, but show us the scope of her work, and how she is pushing herself to learn new techniques!                 […]

Creativity, Families

January 5, 2018

One Photo Challenge | Liz Drennan Photography

maternity silhouette photos