Category Archives: Composition

Slice of Perfect

I read a few blogs regularly (just like you religiously read Mum the Photographer, right?!), and one of these is Jill Krause’s Baby Rabies. I love her honest approach (as in Mother’s Day Sucked, PPA Sucks) and her photos are devine. They are everyday gorgeous! Recently she challenged her readers to a photography challenge to show […]

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My Mother’s Day Gift

Remember how I had a plan to be in photos with my children this year by having one on each of their birthdays’ … does one out of three count? Not really does it! So last week I wrote a note to my three children letting them know that the best present they could give […]

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What inspires you to pick up your camera??

I am sure that many of us have a common answer to the question: “What inspires you to pick up your camera?” Our kids, of course!  This is Mum the Photographer and the simple fact you are even reading this blog indicates that your children inspire you to take photos and document their childhood. However, […]

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On the tenth day of Christmas …

Keep a few of the rules of composition in mind this festive season to create some striking photos. This photo uses the Rule of Thirds and Leading Lines to draw attention to the very important activity of checking the advent calendar!  If you want more information on these techniques you can find more info on […]

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On the third day of Christmas …

Use some techniques like framing to add interest to your Christmas record.  Wreaths are an obvious choice to create a circular frame (and kids think this game is fun!), but you could also use your Christmas tree or other decorations to ‘frame’ your child in photos.   If you want a bit more info on […]

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