Jessica Holden Photography » My Photo Journal

Masthead header

Category Archives: Tutorials

The newest in my Tutorial series, shooting water droplets! It’s a really fun way to play around when you’re stuck inside during these cold winter days! I shot these images a long time ago, and I had used my trusty Canon 40D with the 70-300 variable-aperture lens and my 430EX speedlight set in automatic mode. […]

View full post »

It had been on my photography bucket list for a long, long time: Get a good shot of fireworks, one with those beautifully clean, lovely trails of light cascading down in the darkness. I was fascinated, but my first few tries were definitely flops! So I decided to write up a post to help others […]

View full post »

I decided since it’s summer and most kids are now off of school for a couple of months, this would be the PERFECT tutorial for June! I feel so passionately about the subject of kids’ ability to learn photography, and there are things you can do to foster their interest at all ages. I think […]

View full post »

The third in my Tutorials series is shooting to embrace flare in your imagery. (To see the rest of the series, click on the Tutorials link in the menu items above!) I know this can be a fun look to play around with, so I thought it might be helpful to introduce some basic tips! […]

View full post »

The second in my Tutorials series! (To see the rest of the series, click on the Tutorials link in the menu items above!) There are some general “rules” for landscape photography. First of all, you will probably be happiest with wider angled lenses, staying at roughly 35 mm or lower. When shooting, the most obvious […]

View full post »