Welcome. Grab a cup of coffee. Stay a while. Learn how to use your fancy camera of yours.

Photo a day – May 5

By Cori Derksen | May 5, 2020

Try taking one photo a day. I never would have had my camera out for this stuff.

Read More

Photo a day – May 4

By Cori Derksen | May 4, 2020

Mamas…keep photographing your kiddos. Whether big or small

Read More

Photo a day – May 3

By Cori Derksen | May 3, 2020

Open all the blinds and curtains completely, turn off the overhead lights, and try the auto white balance button on your camera

Read More

Photo a day – May 2

By Cori Derksen | May 2, 2020

Take a picture, then look around and take the same shot from a different angle

Read More

Photo a day – May 1

By Cori Derksen | May 1, 2020

I’ll be posting my manual settings each day as well as some photography tips…

Read More

Lots of golden sunshine

By Cori Derksen | Apr 27, 2020

Lots of luscious beautiful late evening sunshine coming into my camera is one of my very favorite things. But, sunlight can be tricky…

Read More

Capturing real moments

By Cori Derksen | Feb 26, 2020

As my photography career has progressed and I’ve experienced different styles of photography, I’ve found what I truly love.

Read More

Capturing moving children

By Cori Derksen | Dec 15, 2018

We took little miss Teagan to a local christmas tree lot to photograph her for Cavelle Kids winter clothing line. Teagan’s a mover and a shaker

Read More

Sharp image with blurry background

By Cori Derksen | Nov 10, 2018

Here are a few tips to help you photograph a single kiddo and get the image sharp and leave the background a bit blurry. A blurry background, when created with a camera lens, is called bokeh.

Read More