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Camera Craft Giveaway!

Hello friends! Hope you enjoyed your weekend! We had some great family time and as an extra bonus I got to spend Sunday afternoon with some local artists, painting in the sunshine! Blissful!

So...today I'm super excited to let you know that I am giving away one FREE spot into the AMAZING Camera Craft Class - (a $200 VALUE) by Galia Alena! I am one of the lucky contributors and I know its going to be a tremendously inspiring class with a lineup of beautiful teachers all sharing their love for photography! Check out more info on these lovely ladies here.

Photography holds a special place in my heart and I attribute my realignment with my creativity to it. Learning how to observe, appreciate and seek beauty in the everyday re-ignited my passion for art and for that I will be forever grateful! I'm so honored to share some of my knowledge within this wonderful online class!

Screen Shot 2015-08-16 at 5.57.19 PMSo...you may be wondering how do I enter this fabulous giveaway? Well...here's all the details...

To enter...just leave a comment here on my blog letting me know how photography has affected your life or why you might want to learn more about it. To increase the number of times I enter your name you could do any or all of the following to spread the love, just be sure to pop back and let me know in the comments:

☆ share this competition or the class on your blog, twitter, pinterest, google, facebook page or other social network platform

☆ like my facebook page (or invite some friends to)

☆ subscribe to this blog

I will be announcing the winner on Thursday! Thank you and good luck! If you want to join in this amazing journey click HERE. The class begins at the end of the month!!

Don't miss this opportunity! I look forward to your comments!

Have a beautiful Monday!

xo,

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P.S. Stay tuned - because tomorrow I have another special treat for you!! ;)

 

 

PicMonkey Tutorial is now available!

Hi there! Many of you have requested that I do tutorials on how I process my photography so I've finally been able to prepare a great intro tutorial about editing your portraits using PicMonkey. It's an online tool that makes editing fun and pretty intuitive but knowing how to use the tools and what not to use is key! Obviously it isn't as powerful as Photoshop but for many that is far too complicated and expensive. I believe PicMonkey is a great alternative for basic editing and enhancement. It is a go to for me when editing images for my blog!

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This tutorial is super approachable, easy to understand and I am here to assist as well. I hope to connect with those that take it on our own little Facebook page too, where I will be regularly sharing tips, techniques, textures, stock photos and filters to play with. If you've never done photo editing but would love to know how to enhance your portraits than this is a great tutorial for you.

Here is a sneak peek... [vimeo 109094827 w=500 h=281]

Go check out all the info over here on my Classes page.

Here are some examples of my own photography and what I've been able to achieve using the PicMonkey tools! So much fun!

girls before and after
girls before and after
pumpkin before after
pumpkin before after
before after baby claire with text
before after baby claire with text

To sign up go here.

Let me know if you have any questions! Hope you enjoy it and remember I'm here to help!

xo,

Ivy

Instagram Spotlight : Susan Tuttle

Hello there! Hope your 2014 is off to a good start. I wanted to share some beautiful Instagram work by Susan Tuttle. This lovely lady is one talented iPhoneographer. Her photos are both enchanting and haunting, emoting a seductive, mysterious quality. So gorgeous.

Enjoy...

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Have a happy Friday.

xo,

Ivy