Mary Denman: Have a Clear Subject or Point to Your Photos

by Mary Denman
Twitter: @MaryDenman

Have you ever taken a photo, expecting it to be a great shot, but when you see it later, you realize that it just didn’t have the effect you wanted?

Don’t worry, it happens to all of us!

Sometimes, this is the result of taking a picture that doesn’t have a clear subject or point to it. I know. I’ve been there.

So today, let’s see how to learn from our mistakes and take cleaner shots that are more powerful!

In this first photo, you can see my daughter with her silver lab … read the rest. . .

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Mary Denman, Photographer: Portrait, Landscape, or Square?

by Mary Denman
Twitter: @MaryDenman

Have you ever considered whether it’s better to take a picture in horizontal or vertical orientation? In photography terms, they’re called landscape or portrait. What about a square photo? When are they good to use?

In a world of smart phone shots, DSLR cameras, Instagram, and Pinterest, it can be a little confusing as to what’s the best way to take a picture.

Today, we’re going to look at photos taken in landscape, portrait and cropped to a square and I’ll give you some guidelines and tips for taking better shots in all

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Mary Denman: Why is Photography Important to Bloggers?

Huzzah! Another first post by another regular contributor! Today, I’m thrilled, and I mean thrilled, to introduce you to my friend, prayer partner, and the woman responsible for making me look good professionally. This is Mary Denman, photographer. She’s going to be sharing “Intro to Photography” tips. Sweet, yes? Yes!

by Mary Denman @MaryDenman

I’m so excited to introduce myself and join you here on Frankly, My Dear . . . ! I’m Mary Denman and I’m a photographer who’s also a writer, with a teaching heart like my mom’s.

A few years ago, Molly Jo and I met at … read the rest. . .

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