Poofy Cheeks: How I Take Pictures for my Blog…

August 29, 2011

How I Take Pictures for my Blog…

I love blogs with great pictures – they inspire me because I am a very visual person! I’ve been on an adventure trying to improve the photos on my own blog. Last Spring I broke down and bought a Canon Rebel XS.

I still haven’t mastered the art of night or low light photography, but I think I am getting pretty darn good at using natural light for my photos.

Here is how I do it…

Our breakfast nook has three windows which allow the light to pour in all throughout the day. This is where I set up at.

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I gather my background supplies.

  • A box
  • A poster board
  • Tape

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I set the box up and tape the poster board to it.

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I set it up so that the light is shining onto the poster board.

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Get close and take the shot.

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Sometimes to change it up I use wrapping paper or scrapbook paper for the background.

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I use this technique a lot!!!

When I share recipes…

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and when I do crafts.

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I hope this will help you take better pictures too! Just find an old box, get out the tape, and buy a piece of poster board ($.50 at my local Wal-Mart!).

I’ll be linking this up to Photo Friday at The Hollie Rogue on Friday!

and…

Enjoy,

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