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Photography Tip: How To Create Motion Blur
26 Jan 2017

Photography Tip: How To Create Motion Blur

Breathing life, depth and action into a two-dimensional photograph is one of the primary challenges of being a photographer. The vast majority of images we make don’t quite make the cut but occasionally the stars align, our timing is right and the visual dots get connected. One way of adding motion, focus and intensity to an image is by using a slow shutter speed while...

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Connecting Through Art + Signature Styling
19 Jan 2017

Connecting Through Art + Signature Styling

Connecting with People – By Davis Hilton Photography is my way of connecting with people. Raw emotion, light, shadow, and human form fascinate me. Permanently freezing little moments that might have otherwise been completely missed is magic. My name is Davis Hilton. I am a young photographer living in Portland, Oregon, and creating portraits is my passion in life. “Photography is a way of feeling,...

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New Year’s Resolution: Use Social Media to Sell Your Book
05 Jan 2017

New Year’s Resolution: Use Social Media to Sell Your Book

Welcome to 2017! This year you resolve to use the Internet to help sell your book and build your brand! First on the list: It’s time to refresh your social media presence. Though I am speaking as a person from the first generation who grew up with the internet, I can understand that it’s easier said than done. Many are opposed to having a personal...

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Home for the Holidays: 7 Tips for Scanning Photos on the Go
22 Nov 2016

Home for the Holidays: 7 Tips for Scanning Photos on the Go

With Thanksgiving approaching, you’re probably thinking about recipes or reservations or relatives—maybe all three. All of these are fine traditions, but if your Thanksgiving plans do involve going home for the holidays, you might want to take that opportunity to harvest photos for a family photo book. If you’re my age, then a lot of these photos don’t exist in digital form. They’re real. They’re...

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Your Book in Five Easy Steps
16 Nov 2016

Your Book in Five Easy Steps

When it comes to making a custom book for someone on your holiday list, the task can seem daunting, especially if you don’t usually consider yourself a book-maker or an author. The great news is that you don’t need to be a pro to make a beautiful gift in time for holiday deadlines. Just follow these 5 easy steps and you’ll be finished before you...

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