9 Fun Extras for Great Photography

Have you checked out Babble’s ultimate Digital Photography Guide? It’s a great guide for getting started. There’s a list of extras you’ll want to check out as well for improving your photography.

I have a few extras of my own that you can view in the gallery that I love! Photography actions, textures, a new lens…..they will all make a huge difference in your photography whether you are a beginner or a professional!


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  • Photography Actions 1 of 9
    Photography Actions
    I LOVE photography actions. You can load them into Photoshop Elements or Photoshop and with the click of a button change the entire photograph. I use mostly Paint the Moon actions.
    You can click here to read an overview of how actions are used and more about Paint the Moon.
  • Photography Textures 2 of 9
    Photography Textures
    Another favorite? Textures. I took this photo from a trip to the apple orchard last weekend and overlaid it with a distressed image and it makes it look like an old postcard! It's so easy.
    Click here to read to learn more about using textures with Paint the Moon.
  • Camera Art Download 3 of 9
    Camera Art Download
    So this isn't equipment.....but it's a fun free graphic download designed by artist Stephanie Corfee to apply to t-shirts or anything else your heart desires.
    Click here to visit the free download and other ideas for using it.
  • Camera Strap Buddy 4 of 9
    Camera Strap Buddy
    I love the camera strap converts your strap to a more comfy sling style so it's easier to carry!
    Check out this and other cool products at Photojojo.
  • DIY Flash Bounce 5 of 9
    DIY Flash Bounce
    Make your own "flash bounce" using a white piece of cardstock! This deflects your flash onto the ceiling and creates a great lighting effect.
    Check out how it works at DIY Photography.
  • DIY Camera Strap 6 of 9
    DIY Camera Strap
    Make your own camera strap using ribbon scraps.
    Check out my full tutorial at Lil Blue Boo.
  • DIY Camera Bag Insert 7 of 9
    DIY Camera Bag Insert
    Make any purse into a padded camera bag.
    Download the free PDF pattern and tutorial at Lil Blue Boo.
  • Backdrops 8 of 9
    Create your own mini studio or professional studio with a great background.
    Rock the Drops has a variety of affordable ones to choose from!
  • 50mm 1.4 Lens 9 of 9
    50mm 1.4 Lens
    Upgrading your lens can make all the difference! The Canon 50mm 1.4 is my favorite everyday lens and adds the blurry background that everyone loves.
    Click here to read more about the equipment I use DSLR camera even record HD Video!



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