5 Editing Tips for Minimalists

When you start to really understand how to work your camera and capture perfect shots, editing becomes less important. But no photographer is perfect, and some editing will almost always need to be done. For those of you who don’t like to tamper too much, the BeFunky Photo Editor offers simple tools for making quick […]

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Double-Tap-Worthy Summertime Captures

Perfect weather, iconic treats, and endless outdoor adventures – Summertime lends itself to so many fantastic photo opportunities! For most of us, Summer commences with the act of putting down the textbooks and rounding up friends for an adventure. Soak up every moment of these next three months and grab your camera to document this […]

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How To Create An Epic Branded Logo

The wonderful world of blogging. It’s a place filled with intrigue, hard-working writers hunched over their laptops and struggling artists hiding out at Starbucks just for the free wi-fi. Needless to say, it’s a jungle out there. Successful bloggers are so much more than just savvy writers: to keep up with demand in an increasingly […]

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No-Cook Fourth of July Appetizer

The temperatures here have skyrocketed for the 4th of July weekend and I am sure the entire city will have heatstroke and severe dehydration before the back-to-work Monday. It seems that the hottest weekends are also the long weekends and we get gypped on outside time. What’s one to do when it’s 100 degrees out? Sip […]

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4th Of July: Familiar Traditions

If I had to choose just one word to describe what The 4th of July means to me, it would have to be tradition. Independence is the obvious choice, but to me and my family, there are little traditions that have been building since my childhood and new ones I’ve added along the way. It is a […]

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7 Summer Dates To Check Off Your Bucket List

Movie, dinner, repeat. Your dating life deserves better than that. Switch it up with our favorite summertime dates, listed below. Picnic Restaurants are overrated. Grab some snacks and a blanket, then head to the nearest and most scenic park. Not even an army of ants could ruin your picture-perfect day. mikayla.west27 Zoo Cute animals? Check. […]

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Turn Your Road Trip Pics into Epic Postcards

Road trips are among the greatest of American traditions, coming in a close second to morbid obesity, but slightly ahead of pathological narcissism. I grew up reading Kerouac and Hunter S. Thompson, dreaming of one day writing my own version of the Great American Road Trip. As it happens, I am currently sitting shotgun in an aging silver […]

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Elevating Your Mountain Shots

“As we approached the mountain, I stared at it in awe. It seemed impossible that within a day’s time I would be standing on top of the massive chunk of land. As my eyes traced the ridge we would be walking along, I couldn’t help but notice the minefield of crevasses that we would have […]

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DIY Wedding Fun!

Wedding season is upon us! Those of you who are engaged know the tedious days ahead – tracking down your ideal venue, booking caterers and entertainment, finding the dress.. The list is never-ending until the day you say “I do!” When I planned my own wedding, my ultimate goal was to DIY most of the […]

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Inspiration: Summer Style

Lo and behold—it’s that time of year again: summer time, that is! There’s so much to love about summer we couldn’t possibly hope to capture all of it here (though some highlights include ice cream, the feeling of sand in between your toes, s’mores, deliciously refreshing drinks, picnics, campouts…and so much more!). Summer’s not only […]

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Tips For Posting Branded Content This Summer

If you’re anything like me, when the weather climbs above 75 and the sun is shining, all hope of blogging, sharing links on social media, and visiting other blogs flies right out the window. All the sudden, I’m more interested in picnicking, heading to a shady spot to read a new book, or planning a […]

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Beat Summer Boredom With These Kid-Friendly Activities!

Summer has arrived!! And for all the parents out there, the inevitability of summertime boredom comes along with it. Wondering what to do on those too-hot-for-the-pool days? Or trying to avoid television and electronic overload? I’m wondering the same over here. As a mommy to a 7-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy (quite an age […]

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Make Your Own Summer BBQ Invitation

  The temperamental weather forecasts of spring are behind us, and summer’s finally rolled in. We’ve got months of blue skies, lazy evenings and triple-stacked ice-cream cones ahead (and probably a bit of sunburn, too). Some people use the solstice to mark the beginning of the hot season…while others choose a barbecue instead. For those […]

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How To Use Touch Up Tools

Sometimes pictures get washed out. Red Eye might plague you. And other days, you just don’t look so great. That’s why we offer Touch Up Tools to always help you look your best. You can make subtle changes to your photos like erasing blemishes, changing your eye colors, and even whitening your teeth. Or you could even […]

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Daily Commute Photography Challenge

No matter where you live, your daily commute can yield a plethora of fascinating photos.  Whether it’s the sax player in the subway station, or perhaps a group of bleach-blond surfers headed down to catch some waves, there’s always something exciting happening nearby.  They’re just part of your daily routine, but have you ever wondered […]

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Me and My “Cool” Dad

“Your dad’s so cool!”—a common phrase I heard throughout my childhood. As my elementary school principal, my dad was something of a “local celebrity” (a term he coined himself, of course). He would liven up school days by making appearances (much to our teachers’ surprise, I’m sure) to belt his rendition of Arlo Guthrie’s “Motorcycle […]

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Creative Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day 2015 is quickly approaching and as department stores across the nation hurriedly prepare their sock and tie supplies, why not think outside the norm and prepare a more thoughtful, personal, homemade gift for the father figure(s) in your life? I always joke that I was raised in the kitchen. My father is an […]

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