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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May 2, 2022

DSLR Photography Basics

DSLR Photography Basics

DSLR Photography Basics

Are you new to DSLR photography? We are here to break it down simply for you! We know that the camera settings can be super overwhelming and then people are talking about how you should be shooting in manual mode. You might be wondering what is manual mode? How do I use manual mode? What camera settings are right for my camera? What do all of these buttons do on my camera? We are going to break it down for you as best we can quickly and simply. These DSLR Photography Basics will get you on the right foot in learning your new DSLR camera.

Portrait photography is where we are going to be focusing on and the basics you need to know with your camera in order to get the images you are dreaming of getting! Let’s dive in!


Free Camera Settings/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.

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

Emily & Erin (E-Squared)