How to Take the Best Videos of Your Summer

How to Take the Best Videos of Your Summer

Summertime means fun and adventure and plenty of daylight to capture those moments on camera! Fortunately, taking pictures and videos are camera is convenient and you don’t need to read a manual or take a class to use it! And with manufacturers battling it out for the best phone camera capabilities; is it a camera with a phone? Or a phone with a camera? Either way you look at it, you want to make sure you maximize it’s capabilities while capturing the sights and sounds of summer.

Why You Should Be Taking More Video

Why You Should Be Taking More Video

Snap. Click. The ability to take a picture is always at our fingertips.; our smart phones are within arm’s reach and we most likely own at least one of a wide range of cameras that fit any budget or skill set . No question, when it comes to capturing each stage in life - pictures are priceless.

But don’t let the still shot steal the spotlight! With each of those devices; phone, tablet, camera - there is video capability that is being ignored. And for no good reason. Here are 5 reasons why you should be taking more video….

How to Keep a Video Journal of Your Wedding Journey

How to Keep a Video Journal of Your Wedding Journey

It’s official. There is a date marked on the calendar that will forever change your life. One of THE most important days of your life. Hold on tight, because the days leading up to the big day will soon be a big blur. You will spend the next few months planning and buying and celebrating. But I think ‘capturing’ should be on that ‘to do’ list…even near the top! There are so many happy moments in between now and the wedding day. Why leave the video for just the big day

A Quick Guide to Organizing Your Photos

A Quick Guide to Organizing Your Photos

It’s the start of a new year. Perfect time to make a list of goals. While there are many household items vying for position on this list - I suggest photo organization somewhere near the top! It’s not as loathsome as starting a diet. Or as tedious as cleaning out the entire house. Actually, you will receive great joy in conducting this task. It will give you a chance to reflect on the past year (bet you forgot about some things!). It’s also a good exercise in gratitude.

So let’s get our zen on!

Video Marketing Checklist for Small Businesses

Video Marketing Checklist for Small Businesses

It used to be that written content was king. Now video is pushing ahead with over 80% of businesses using it. Don’t think video marketing needs to be expensive and time-consuming. Here is a checklist to get you introduced to this marketing strategy.

How to Shoot Exciting Sports Videos of Your Kids

A new year, new seasons! Start off this sports season knowing how to take high quality videos and make them exciting to watch!

Smartphone Photograph Tips

Smartphone Photograph Tips

Now that you have a smartphone in your hand - you can take photos or videos anytime you witness something amazing! While we are not all professional photographers, there are a few tips to keep in mind to get share-worthy shots!

Scavenging for Summer Fun?

Scavenging for Summer Fun?

It's summertime - THE best time for the year for making memories. But, admit it parents, there is at tiny piece of you that thinks, "Oh crap, now I have to be an event coordinator...every day...for over 2 months...". Well, this activity can help. It's flexible - adaptable to many ages, lengths of time and challenges. And it's a win-win for all - kids get off the couch AND can take their electronics with them!

A Graduation Gift - They Will Never Forget

A Graduation Gift - They Will Never Forget

I recently heard a quote - three times in one week - "The days are long but the years are short". So true - especially if you are a new mom, am I right? You love hearing all the older, wiser women freely give their unsolicited advice - "Enjoy this time, it goes fast." To the tired, harried, frustrated mom...time cannot go fast enough. But, really, before you know it - the kids will be graduating - from kindergarten, high school, college - there are only a few of these milestones in life. 

So how do you capture them, treasure them in a special way?

A Video Slideshow Tribute to Mom

A Video Slideshow Tribute to Mom

Looking for a quick, homemade, awesome and unique Mom’s Day gift? Try putting together a quick video.

Documenting a Special Relationship

Documenting a Special Relationship

You have a special relationship in your life? The one that makes your heart flutter or beam with pride?  Document it into a beautiful story played out on video.

Your Hot Shots for Christmas

Your Hot Shots for Christmas

Christmas is so much more than December 25th. It's the anticipation and all of planning, chaos and love that goes with it. It's a season. Capture every, single, precious moment on film. 

Here is a list of must-haves...

Premiere a Thankful Slideshow at Thanksgiving

Premiere a Thankful Slideshow at Thanksgiving

Are in you in the unenviable position of keeping the conversation at your Thanksgiving table? If you want to liven up the dinner conversation, keep it neutral or just are just looking for a new tradition, a Thankful Slideshow is your answer.

Hot Shots for Halloween!

Hot Shots for Halloween!

As Halloween approaches, keep the camera out because you will want to capture these special moments.  Here is your checklist of the best shots that will be loved for years to come!

Birthday Videos. What a Year!

Birthday Videos. What a Year!

Videos are a wonderful way to honor someone's birthday. Nothing is more personalized and enjoyable than a-year-in-the-life movie of the honored recipient.  While photos of holidays and trips make for a great show - there are so many creative ideas to include in these type's of videos. 

What Makes a Great Video?

What Makes a Great Video?

You did the important part - take the pictures! Now the fun part is creating a video with them! What makes a video great? Read and find out!