Archive for the ‘Photography’ Category

May 27th, 2014 | By | 52 Comments

Photo Tip: Kelsey Finn

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Photo Tip of the Week from photo contributor, Kelsey Finn…
Get inspiration from other photographers and artists. Use them as a source of inspiration, but do not imitate. If you limit yourself to recreating other works of art, you prevent the opportunity for your creative mind to grow.

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May 22nd, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

#SWELLivin

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Vitamin ZZZZZZZ. You need it. Get a good dose of it each night.

I used to think it was cool to not sleep enough. Almost like a badge of “I work hard” honor. Well, back then I also weighed about 10 lbs more, had horrible skin, and even had minor heart problems at times.

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May 16th, 2014 | By | 8 Comments

Photo Tip: Kelsey Finn

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Photo Tip of the Week from photo contributor, Kelsey Finn…
Opening your eyes underwater can be painful to most. But closing your eyes underwater, and looking elegant while doing so is difficult. Throw on a mask! Although I don’t mind a model wearing snorkel gear underwater, some find it unappealing. If you feel that way, have your model wear sunglasses underwater to hide those squinting eyes and frowns!

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May 9th, 2014 | By | 2 Comments

Photo Tip: Kelsey Finn

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Photo Tip of the Week from photo contributor, Kelsey Finn…
Sometimes we don’t have access to a crystal clear ocean, so we must improvise! I recently took photos for the first time in an indoor pool. I faced a lot of challenges I had never experienced before. The pool was heavily chlorinated, so the water was cloudy. Usually the clarity of the water isn’t too big of a deal as long as you can make up for it with bright sunlight. Since the pool was indoors, the lighting was extremely poor. I felt defeated. But, I discovered there was a pool light underwater! I seized the opportunity to try something new and take photos that were not my typical “style.” So when conditions are not what you expected, don’t fret…embrace the moment as an opportunity to learn something and create photos entirely unexpected.

Check back next week for fresh photo tips, or check out past tips here: Photography Tips
Follow Kelsey on Instagram at @kelseyfinniscool