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October 10 on 10 |Improving My Photography Skills

Last month I took an online class with Audrey Woulard Photography.  I’ve been following her work for the past year and love her style and use of light. Her Finding the Light-Top Three course focused on shooting in full sun, creating a “pop out” (where the background is dark) and the “blow out” (where the…

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  • Wow, Kristina!
    Those are amazing! Great work! I remember seeing the full-length shot of your friend on instagram and thought it looked like a magazine shot!ReplyCancel

    • Kristina

      Thanks so much Kim. She is gorgeous willing to “model” for me which is great!ReplyCancel

  • Wow – your portraits are awesome. I hope your family and friends feel special after you photographed them, they look beautiful. I am getting curious of your online course, really interesting.

    Thank you for sharing and telling about your new passion 😉

    Kind regards from Norway, TriniReplyCancel

    • Kristina

      Thank you so much Trini! It was a great class. I totally learned some new tricks. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Luciane

    All portraits are gorgeous, you really nailed it! I specially like the pop outs, the light is gorgeous! Also love you friend’s full body portrait, looks like a fashion magazine editorial!ReplyCancel

    • Kristina

      Thanks so much. I agree, I like the pops out the best. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Kathleen

    Wonderful portraits, I don’t think I can choose a favorite – I love them all!

    Great work and I applaud your commitment to learning. And, your kids are gorgeous!ReplyCancel

  • Looks like a very successful workshop experience! I’m surprised how much I LOVE the “pop-outs” given how partial I am to lighter images. But these are amazing, such classic portraits of your beautiful kids. You know I’ll be picking your brain… 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Great job getting out there and practicing new skills! Your portraits look great. Lighting can be so tricky!ReplyCancel

  • Bonnie Jakobsen-Martin

    These are so great. I am so impressed that you learned those skills so quickly after just one class. Wow. Did you use fill flash on the faces? I absolutely love the first three photos of your kids . . . I hope you print and frame them.ReplyCancel

    • Kristina

      Hi Bonnie: Thanks for your kind words. I didn’t use any flash. I actually took those images in my front doorway. 🙂 And you know what? I did print and frame them. 🙂ReplyCancel

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