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  • InBlogging, photography, Tips

    3 Things That Every Flat Lay Needs

    Over the years, I’ve tried a bunch of different things when it comes to blog photography. While I’ve loved experimenting with different equipment and styles, my favorite by far has definitely been flat lays. When I finally discovered what this type of photo style was called (after seeing it on a few of my favorite blogs), I instantly became obsessed. There’s just something about flat lays that are so satisfying to look at, especially for blogging and building a brand. It can take a little bit of practice to get the perfect flat lay though, so I thought I’d share a few things that I think are crucial for every setup.

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  • InBlogging, photography, Tips

    Photography Tips For When You Don’t Have A Lot Of Natural Light

    One of the things I knew I’d be losing by moving back home was my excessive amount of natural light. Having an office with a huge East-facing window definitely spoiled me, and I’ve had to readjust my entire photography setup to compensate for a smaller window mostly shaded by trees. The challenge has been fun to navigate though. I’ve been able to improve my photography skills, as well as invest in some new equipment and learn new lighting techniques. Today, I thought I’d share some of the things I’ve learned to hopefully help any of you also struggling with dull lighting as well.

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  • InLifestyle, photography, Tips

    25 Instagram Photo Ideas Anyone Can Do

    Instagram is one of my favorite social media apps. I check it multiple times a day (which is probably not the best for my time management, haha). I love getting to see what my friends and favorite bloggers are up to, in a much more creative way than 140 characters (I’m lookin’ at you, Twitter). When I first starting posting pictures to Instagram, I remember feeling a little lost as to what I should share. I mean, there’s only so many meals you can snap photos of before it seems like all you do is eat. Over the years, I’ve come up with several ideas for content for Instagram and I thought I’d share some of my favorites today.

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  • InBlogging, photography, Tips

    Why You Don’t Need A Fancy Camera To Take Blog-Worthy Photos

    So, I have a secret I’ve been keeping from you guys. Back in December, I decided to sell my camera because I wanted to get something that wasn’t as big and expensive, plus I wanted to try out a different lens. Right after it sold, I started thinking about my photography and what I could do to challenge myself. I always get so many questions and comments on what type of camera bloggers should use and if you need to go out and buy a big fancy DSLR to take great photos. An idea finally struck me – what if I didn’t have a camera and only relied on my phone for all of my blog photos?

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