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Video Series Episode 2

Photographing Women with Annie Smith Episode 2 of the the Camera Mama Video Series is available for all Premium members. Check it out! This video takes you behind the scenes with photographer…

February 14, 2020
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Video Series Episode 1

Nervous about doing family photo sessions? Relax! You got this! Episode 1 of the the Camera Mama Video Series is available for all Premium members. Check it out! Password: %CMP_FamilySession%…

February 13, 2020
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Behind-the-Scenes at a Wedding!

Ok you guys, pop up some popcorn and put your feet up or stick in your earbuds and press play while you do the laundry because I’ve got over 90 minutes of behind-the-scenes wedding video…

August 6, 2019

Editing: Editing a family sesh

Join me as I edit this family session! How cute are they?!! This was my 3rd time photographing Brittany and Scott’s family and the next time I have them in front of my lens they will have…

July 22, 2019

Feedback Friday!

Feedback Friday is all about YOU getting personal help from me with your photos! Typically these videos are not saved to the website, but I’m putting this one here so you can get an idea of…

July 3, 2019

Editing: Start to finish workflow

Follow along as I take you through my typical workflow process for a family client photo shoot! Please let me know via comment on the Premium Instagram page if you have any follow-up questions!…

July 2, 2019
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Tips & Guests: Lensbaby Lenses

When I attended the Insta-Inspire Retreat in Salt Lake City in 2018, one of the classes I took was a shoot along with Lensbaby (@seeinanewway). I got to try out a bunch of different Lensbaby…

June 26, 2019
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Guest: How to Create a Monthly Video Journal

Learn from Stacie Hymas (@staciehymas) how to create fun family videos, all on your phone! Each month Stacie takes a bunch of short (2-3 second) video clips and edits them together to make a fun…

June 9, 2019
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Behind the Scenes: Mission Photo Shoot

On location for another behind the scenes photo shoot with Rebecca. Loved the fall colors! These quick videos have great tips about posing and making a client feel comfortable, and that’s…

May 26, 2019

Using the Brush in LightRoom

Hi! Lily again. In the first half of this video, Rebecca shares tips about using Adobe LightRoom’s brush tool to fix overexposed spots. In addition she goes over copy edits and syncing your…

March 27, 2019
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Behind the Scenes: Senior Shoot

Hi! It’s Lily again. Thanks for being part of Camera Mama! In this 44 minute behind the scenes video of senior photo shoot, Rebecca gave some valuable tips that you won’t want to…

February 26, 2019

Editing: Sparkler Photos

    In this Lightroom editing video I talk about how I took some cool 4th of July Sparkler photos. In addition to settings, I also show how I edited them. What’s the most…

November 6, 2018

Editing: Lightroom & Photoshop

  In this Lightroom and Photoshop editing video I show you how I edit the photo this family chose to have made into a canvas (not the above photo, but this is a silly one from the same shoot!) One…

September 5, 2018

Interview with Kymberlie Eastman

  The way I ended up meeting Kymberlie could be described as random, but I prefer to think of it as meant to be! At the beginning of this video we tell how the stars aligned and we ended up…

August 24, 2018

Editing + Tips with Corrie Butler

  This photo of Corrie Butler really captures her essence! Corrie is a super fun and positive person and I have had so much fun getting to know her!! In this video I had some technical…

August 24, 2018

Editing: Batch Editing Group Photos

In this 15 minute video I show you my workflow for editing some photos I took for my niece and her friends before they went to their high school dance. There were eight people in the photos and even if…

May 15, 2018

Tips: Taking Photos on Vacation

Being present in the moment vs. capturing the moment…is it possible to do both? What is the right balance? When you are on vacation it’s such a great opportunity to capture priceless…

April 26, 2018

Editing: Lightroom: VSCO Presets

In this 28 minute video I talk about the VSCO presets that I use and which ones I like the most. I show the different effects that different presets create. Hopefully this video would be useful…

April 25, 2018

Tips: Camera Mama Q&A

In this 14 minute video I answer questions that were asked on the Camera Mama main Instagram page. The topics I cover include: shooting indoors in low light, creating blurry backgrounds when…

April 25, 2018

Inspiring Confidence

In this 30 minute video I share my tips and tricks to help people feel comfortable in front of my lens. xo Rebecca   Here’s the video!              …

March 22, 2018

Let’s talk PhotoShop

I have been using Adobe PhotoShop for over 2 decades and in this video I talk about the ins and outs of this powerful program. xo Rebecca   Here’s the video!      …

February 13, 2018

From Drab to Fab

In this video I will show you some photos I took on a cold, grey, dreary winter day and how I warmed them up by using the brush tool in LightRoom and made them look bright and beautiful. I also…

February 13, 2018

Lens Love

In this video I talk about the lenses I own and my thoughts on different brands of lenses as well as lots of tidbits of information. It’s a casual conversation as if I invited you over to…

January 29, 2018

Posing tips

UPDATE: There was something that went wrong with the recording. I don’t know why, but the sound does not work after a few minutes. This is something that happened when I was recording it as…

January 23, 2018
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Behind the scenes at a Sports Shoot

I love doing these Sports Shoots! In this video we go behind the scenes in my fancy studio (ha-ha) a.k.a. my garage. It might not be fancy, but I LOVE having a little corner where I can leave my lights…

December 28, 2017

Canon 135mm 2.0 lens review

Why I bought the Canon 135mm 2.0 lens. Why I love it, and why I’m returning it. Note: I went to return it on Amazon and it said I don’t have to return it until February! That would be 90…

December 28, 2017

Photoshop head swapping

  Click on the link to check out the video where I show how I used Photoshop to head swap, hand swap and dog swap 🙂 in this family photo that is now a beautiful framed canvas! Let me know…

December 28, 2017

Thinking about getting a flash?

Click on the link to check out the video where I talk about the Speedlite I have and what I recommend! This video link is an unlisted video posted to YouTube. Please do not share the link with…

December 28, 2017

LightRoom Editing Tips – Brush Tool

In this 5 minute video I demonstrate how to use the brush tool in LightRoom. When shooting in RAW I find that brush adjustments made in LightRoom retain the image quality better and also simplify…

October 14, 2017

Business Tips

In this five minute video I share my top two tips when starting a photography business (1. Charge a separate session fee and sell prints and files separately. 2. Offer prints right from the…

September 29, 2017

Preparing for a photo shoot

This video walks you through me preparing to photograph a family of six on location. I talk about what’s in my bag…how many and which lenses…and what bag I use at shoots. I also…

August 8, 2017

LightRoom Tutorial – Presets vs no presets

I got a question from a community member about presets in LightRoom. This is a quick explanation and demonstration of the differences between using a preset in LightRoom versus making the…

August 8, 2017

Video Tutorial from Laura Penley

Where there is a will, there is a way! Check out the ingenious way Laura Penley @lauraslensonlife achieved this amazing photo. Check out Laura’s awesome video below and get a peek…

September 3, 2016