Rebecca Thomas

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What the Numbers on your Lens Mean

I've run into this a few times with students that feel embarrassed to ask what all the numbers on the lens mean. There's no reason to feel …

Digital Photography

7 Tips for Photographing Newborns without Becoming Clichéd, Derivative or Boring

When I first started doing professional photography, newborn babies were the coveted prize. An adorable sleeping creature that would look cute no …

Photography

Family Portraits Dos and Don'ts

Pin It For a photographer, skills in family portraits are essential and are usually the bread and butter for up and coming photographers. Looking at …

How to Create a “Soft Portrait” Preset in Lightroom 4

Introduction The following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Workflow System Workshop on DVD, a system designed to increase your post …

9 Photography Ideas to Fuel Your Photographic Journey

A Guest Post by Sergey Sus/ 1. Take an Overnight Photography Trip Overnight trips with other photographers make for a great time to talk and explore …

A Guide to Shooting Outdoors in Low Light Conditions

Shooting in low light, as with many other forms of photography, requires a bit of thought beforehand in order to get the most from the time you have. …

Low Light: Weekly Photography Challenge

To followup on our post earlier today on Low Light Photography we thought it might be a good topic for this weeks challenge. So – your challenge is …

The Milky Way and Other Things You Might Have Missed This Week on Light Stalking

Each week, we compile the best articles, forum posts and photos submitted to Light Stalking into one easy to digest format. We all have busy lives …

How to photograph the supermoon

When the full moon coincides with the closest point between the moon and Earth in the lunar orbit, a supermoon occurs.<p>In 2014, the moon will appear …

Five Tips for First Time DSLR Owners

Canon Rebel with Canon 50mm F/1.8 on the left and Canon 5D with Sigma 85mm F/1.4 on the right<p><i>FACT:</i> A DSLR will not get you better pictures, knowledge …

5 Ideas to Kick Start Your Photography Again

Last week I was speaking with an amateur photographer who told me that he’s been struggling for photographic inspiration and ideas lately. He …

‘Everyone Is A Photographer’: Specialize or Perish

Battle hardened photographers will tell you that theirs used to be an elite profession, difficult to do, hard to enter, and accorded the proper …

Review: Sigma 50mm f2.8 DG Macro (Sony Alpha)

This isn’t my first macro lens, but it is my first prime macro lens. I own a Minolta 35-70mm AF f/4, but the macro focusing bit is slightly tricky. …

Personalized Recipe Recommendations and Search

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Want Healthier Meals?3 Ways You Can Makeover Dinner... | Stonesoup

<i>Editors Note: This is the first ever guest post to be published on Stonesoup! The words and photos are from my friends Kathryn & Lucy, authors of ‘An</i> …

Raspberries and Cream Macarons (and a giveaway!)

I've decorated a great many cakes and sweets with lovely macarons, but I've always had the secret wish to adorn myself with them, too. That's why I …

Rachel Maddow Improved the Piña Colada

Over the weekend, Dan Pashman of the Sporkful took to the airwaves and discussed the sorry state of the late modern piña colada with “Weekend …