The secret to great photos in the midst of busy mom life?
Take them when it is convenient, and don’t worry if you don’t have much time.
I snapped these of my good friend and her daughters in under 10 minutes before they were off to a wedding. I love that in a few minutes, photos that capture the excitement and anticipation of a fun evening are forever recorded.
Life holds so many beautiful moments.
Snap pictures, snap them often.
Play with all the fun filters on your phone, and you’ll end up with a beautiful collection that you’ll always be glad you have.
Editing tips: In the photo above, I brighten and increased the contrast in Photoshop, then ran the Vintage Matte Free Action from the Coffee Shop Blog. Totally my favorite photo.
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Cheryl is a mom of 3 boys, wife, speaker, high school teacher, and author of Empowered Moms & Kids. She has a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and is passionate about learning and teaching. On www.empoweredmomsandkids.com you’ll find inspiration and encouragement for moms raising tweens and/or teens. Read more in the “about” section of this page.