Elizabeth Halford
Elizabeth Halford is a professional photographer who began her career photographing her own children. She now owns a studio in Hampshire, England. You can visit her online at www.elizabethhalford.com.
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    Fantastic Tips for Shooting Bravely in the SunPreview
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    Every two weeks, we revisit some of our reader favorite posts from throughout the history of Phototuts+. This tutorial was first published in January of 2010. The first rule I ever learned about taking photos was to take them with the sun to my back so it lit the subject and didn't cause what I came to know as 'backlighting'. This presents a few problems - primarily that if your subject is a person, he/she will be squinting into the bright sun. Sometimes, shooting with the sun at your back can offer a perfectly acceptable solution. I love photographing people with the sunset behind me, lighting their faces with a beautiful golden glow. So let's get 'stuck in' and discuss the various issues surrounding photographing in the sun.Read More…
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    Piece of Cake: Best Practices for Photographing Your ChildrenPiece of cake
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    Twice a month we revisit some of our reader favorite posts from throughout the history of Phototuts+. This tutorial was first published in December, 2009. Kids are absolutely the funniest little creatures on the planet. One minute, they're laughing, the next minute...well...total meltdown. And when you are a momarazza like myself, camera in hand, you will never miss an opportunity to capture your children in action. As simple as it may seem (or perhaps you don't think it sounds simple at all!) this can be a difficult task which requires cunning skill and patience. Try these tips to get your creative juices flowing.Read More…
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    6 Tips for Becoming a Vintage Photography ExpertPreview
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    Vintage style photography has seen a surge in popularity among hobbyist photographers. And thanks to photography social networking sites like Flickr, sharing of photographs in the vintage style is easier than ever. Users even share their post production 'recipes' and techniques to help you form your own ideas and techniques if you're interested in producing photographs in the vintage syle. A quick search on Flickr brings up 61,000+ images of and 2,000+ groups dedicated to the vintage style. Here are six tips for capturing a bit of vintage of your own - or as I call it, 'vintifying'.Read More…