3 Easy Steps To Add A White Border to Images In Wordpress | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

How To Make Your Pictures Pop On Your Blog    Hey bloggers!  Just a quick video to show you how to add a white border to images in WordPress. Why would you want to do this?  Several reasons: If you do not have a white background on your website, this will clean up your images harsh borders. Adding a white border to your images really makes them “pop”! It looks better! So with that being said, here is a quick…

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How To Create Bokeh In Photography For The Holidays | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com.001

Creating Really Cool Holiday Themed Photos   How great are these photos?  Do these images get you in the mood for the holidays? I often talk a lot about setting the mood in food photography.  It can be somewhat challenging, especially when it comes to food!   Well today I am going to show you a pretty cool technique to creating amazing holiday photos.  You can do this with your food photography or with family pictures or anything else you…

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How To Use Artificial Light In Food Photography | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

Oh Those Dreaded Winter Months   So let me hear it?  Is it winter time in your neck of the woods?  Here is Wisconsin, the grey skies have returned and will stay for the next 6 months. If that wasn’t bad enough, it gets dark at 4:30 PM here!  I know, how am I ever going to get that natural light that is so needed when shooting good, quality food pictures? There is a way, and today I am going…

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  Oh Those Dreaded Backgrounds   Have you ever fell in love with an image that you would like to use on your website, but couldn’t figure out how to make it work with the background?   I have purchased photos before, used buttons or other promotional images only to find that they often have a white background. When you have a website that does not have a white background, this presents a challenge.  Do you add a border to…

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Think Pictures Don't Matter In Blogging? My Before & After Photography Experiment! | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

  Are you one of those individuals who thinks that pictures don’t matter…that it’s the recipe that is the most important part of the post?  I use to be one of those people!   To prove a point, I took one of my favorite recipes that I posted over a year ago (when my camera skills were totally lacking) and I changed the picture on it with a new and improved picture.   Guess what?  That new and improved post (which remember, I…

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Before & After | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

There is so much to learn when it comes to food photography!  I mean really, did you ever think it would be so hard to photograph food?  I certainly didn’t.   If you haven’t had a chance to browse through our post in the Photography Series ~ Food Photography, Equipment and Props…take a look around!  A lot of great stuff! Today I want to talk a little bit about editing!  Oh the dreaded word, one more thing I have to do…I…

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Rule of Thirds | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

    So what is the rule of thirds in photography?  I hear this term “rule of thirds” all the time when I am talking to my photography friends.   Today I thought I would dive into how to apply the rule of thirds to your photography so that you can help your viewers interact naturally with your photos. Basically the rule of thirds is when you divide the picture into thirds or nine equal sections.  Take a look at…

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  I have been known to be a tech junky!!  Oh yes, that is me and my husband if I am being honest!  We love the latest and best technology and we are in luck with this technology happy society that we are living in! So how many smart phones, tablets/iPads or other devices are you sporting today?  I personally have an iPhone (which I Love, Love, Love) an iPad and a Macbook Pro.  Can you tell I am an…

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  Last week I did a post Learn How To Use Your DSLR Camera With This Easy Photography Tutorial! In order to understand todays post, you need to read last weeks post and do the homework/exercises that I ask you to do. Trust me when I say practicing will help you better understand your DSLR camera. I strongly urge you to review last weeks post and spend a week practicing and getting to know your camera a bit more. If you…

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Over ten years ago, I got my first SLR camera.  Back then they didn’t have digital and they were simply called SLR cameras.  Today we have digitalized everything including DSLR cameras.  This allows us to practice, practice, practice at no additional cost.   I did not have that freedom to practice 10 years ago, because film was so expensive and you just took a photo and hoped it turned out.   I was shocked when my first roll of film…

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