Here is where we will share with you some great things that have been happening. Not only will we share our lovely weddings and portrait sessions, we will also share some blog posts that are going to make you laugh and hopefully say, "I'm glad I'm not the only one who does that...". We hope you enjoy!


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February 19, 2021

Manual Mode – How to shoot in Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Learning manual mode can be stressful….it can also be SUPER SIMPLE. We know what you’re thinking right now. There is no way it can be super simple. You’re just saying that to make me feel better. That is exactly where our head was when we first started learning our DSLR cameras. We thought there is NO WAY we will learn this. We would go to sessions and try manual mode just to quickly switch back to automatic mode.

We want you to know that we have really broken down this process and figured out the easiest way to explain it to you! We are not going to continue babbling on here. We want to get your results now! That is why we have this free guide that is going to walk you through all the steps of manual mode, how we set our settings, and then…drum roll please…how we simplify it at each session. What if we told you we only change one part of manual mode throughout a session!? WHHHHAT!? Yep! It works like a charm. So….ISO, Shutter Speed, and Aperture are here to stay and we are going to get you rolling!

Free Manual Mode Guide

BONUS: We have more! Guess what? We have a YouTube Channel with a TON of photography tutorials. We are going to link some of our all-time favorites here.

ISO, Shutter Speed, and Aperture

Camera Settings for Family Photography 

Posing Tips for Young Families 

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We truly wish you the very best in your photography journey! You will rock it. Learning manual mode will bring you one step closer to where you want to be! We promise. Best of luck!

Emily & Erin (E-Squared)