Moms, How to Capture Extraordinary Pictures of your Ordinary Moments
(Inside: How to capture great pictures of your kids.)
I’m sharing ideas on how to capture the everyday lovely in your life. Try these kinds of shots:
1. Silhouette pictures.
2. Zoom in on one object in the shot. (And not necessarily the object you would think to highlight.)
3. Set your camera down and snap the picture.
4. Capture motion. They’re never still anyway, so embrace the movement.
And lastly, lower your expectations. I gave up on trying to control every aspect of the shot. If I just try and be creative with photographing what’s in front of me, I usually end up with at least one shot I like. And if not, I can try again another time.
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Cheryl is a mom of 3 boys, wife, speaker, educator, and author of Empowered Moms & Kids. She has her Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and is passionate about learning and teaching. On www.empoweredmomsandkids.com you’ll find inspiration in parenting, family connection ideas, encouragement for moms, and more empowering content. Read more in the “about” section of this page.
I’m Cheryl. I’m a wife, mom of 3 boys and educator. Here’s the thing – motherhood is amazing, but it can be hard too. So we either let the challenges flatten us, or…we use all of motherhood to unearth sides of us we didn’t know existed, build our courage, and empower us in beautiful ways. Then we share what we learn with our kids and raise empowered children. I’m going with the second choice. Want to join me? Sign up for my once-a-month email and be consistently encouraged to live a strong, joy-filled life. Thanks for being here!
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