Which Canon 50mm Lens is Right for You?

This post is by Andrea Thomas of Speechless Photography. When I purchased my first DSLR camera, a Canon Rebel XTi, I was lucky to have a friend to help guide me with my purchasing decision.  He was pretty adamant that I should skip the kit lens that typically comes bundled with the camera and go […]

Big Fun with Macro Filters

The following post is by Andrea Thomas of Speechless Photography. I love drooling over other photographers’ amazing photos taken with macro lenses. There’s just something about seeing tiny things (or a tiny part of something) large and in detail that can take the most ordinary subject and make it into something extraordinary. I’d love to […]

Compare Photos in Lightroom 4 With Survey View

Post written by Andrea Thomas of Speechless Photography. Hello, my name is Andrea and I’m a chronic over shooter. I used to agonize over culling the 20 or so nearly identical photos I had of each pose from a session. Is this one better or that one? I like dad’s smile in this one, but […]

Tips for Sharper Images: Part 1

The following post is by Andrea Thomas of Speechless Photography Recently I received a great question from Rebecca regarding her Canon 5D Mark II. Rebecca says, “I have a Canon 5D MKII which I have owned for about a year and a half now.  I have always had difficulty getting sharp images with it, even […]

Let me introduce myself…

Everyday Elements now has a Canon contributor! The amazing Andrea will be sharing tips and tricks about Canon once a month and I’m thrilled she’s with us! Hi! It’s nice to meet you. I’m Andrea. I am a wife to my high school sweetheart and a mother to an adorably rambunctious 4 year old boy. […]