banner image from blog post explaining how a photographer can earn money during the covid-19 pandemic
Learning to adapt and change during times of challenge is nothing new. The Covid-19 pandemic has virtually shut down the photography industry and left many photographers and studios wondering “how can photographers make money during the lockdown?” Not only have I faced the same challenges of operating a small business that must close their doors
Tagged under: ,
A collection of high quality background images to use for Zoom meetings

Zoom Virtual Backgrounds

Announcing my new business: Zoom Background Images While in quarantine I noticed so many people starting to use the Zoom platform to connect…with their colleagues for work, with friends and family, school classmates and teachers, teams, community groups…it feels like every demographic is turning to video conferencing to connect during the Covid19 pandemic. As many
a composite photography image created by Alana Lee for the Capture one Pro contest hosted by Tina Eisen

Capture One Pro Winner

I think we’ve all got cabin fever after being in social isolation and quarantine through the Covid-19 pandemic. I was struggling. Loosing my motivation to be active and to create after 5 weeks of isolation in my home. Then along came a contest hosted by Tina Eisen, a fabulous beauty and fashion photographer who is
create multiple looks using a library of digital cinematic backgrounds
Cinematic headshots are a very popular style with actors and corporate photography clients. Traditionally cinematic headshots are captured in camera using a shallow depth of field and photographing clients on location in an environment that complements their look. What if you could now create a cinematic style headshot for your client in the comfort of
digital textures for photographers

Digital Textures for Photographers

Textures are my favorite way to add interest to an image. Textures can be used to enhance a background, create atmosphere & depth, develop a mood or feeling and give an artistic effect to an image. Textures are digital image files of  the surface of materials or objects. When used photographically the original object or
vintage painterly style botanical background image of peony flowers
Why use digital backgrounds in Photoshop? Using digital backgrounds, overlays and textures is a great way to add interest to your photography images, without the expense of purchasing backdrops or requiring a tonne of space to store your fabric or canvas backdrops. By using overlays, textures and digital backgrounds you can also change the overall