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How to Freeze & Blur Motion with Shutter Speed

Hello everyone!  I'm back for another week of photography fun and am so excited for this week's lesson!  If you're just now tuning in, the past two weeks I have gone over some basic photography knowledge to help you break up with auto.  You can check out the first post to figure out whether you're ready to use Manual Mode and then check out my post on Aperture! Last week I mentioned the three pillars of photography: Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO. This week I'm going to talk to y'all about shutter Continue reading [...]

The Wednesday Roundup #64

Welcome to another week of The Wednesday Roundup! We’re so excited to have y’all here and to see what you’ve been working on. Thank you for stopping by and linking up with us this week! I cannot wait to see what you all have been up to this past week.  Let's get on to the party! Here are this weeks features: Baked Soft Pretzel Sticks by The Chunky Chef Sauteed Polenta with Marinara Sauce by Better In Bulk DIY Personalized Serving Tray by Pink Heels Pink Truck Birthday Continue reading [...]

Silhouette Portrait Newbie Mistakes

A week ago I finally decided to bite the bullet and buy myself a Silhouette Portrait.  I have been talking about wanting one of those beauties for about a year now, but I never felt like I really needed it so I just kept putting it off.  Which I now realize was a stupid decision and I'm left wondering how I ever crafted anything without it! Before I show you my first project, I want to share some of the things I learned over these past few days when it comes to setting up and using your Continue reading [...]

Understanding Aperture

Hey y'all!  I'm so excited to be back for another week to continue the Shooting in Manual series!  If you are wondering whether Manual Mode is right for you, check out my pervious post on breaking up with auto. There are three pillars in photography: Aperture, ISO, and Shutter Speed.  Aperture seems to be the most talked about because of the blurred background it can provide or how it brings everything into focus.  Today I want to talk about Aperture.  What is it?  Why is it important? Continue reading [...]

The Wednesday Roundup #63

Welcome to another week of The Wednesday Roundup! We’re so excited to have y’all here and to see what you’ve been working on. Thank you for stopping by and linking up with us this week! I cannot wait to see what you all have been up to this past week.  Let's get on to the party! Here are this weeks features: Awesome Honey Garlic Chicken by Adventures of Country Divas How to Make 3-D Cookies by Growing Up Gabel Strawberry Milkshake Cupcakes by Living Better Together Farmhouse Continue reading [...]

A Quick & Easy Garage Update

Hey guy! It's Bex from Butcher's Niche again! I'm not gonna lie to you. When we first bought our house, I was not very happy with the outside. It had great bones, just like most of the rest of the house. But it just wasn't doing it for me . . . whatever that means. So 90's!! First things first, I painted the front door to brighten things up. Geesh, it made such a difference. But there was still something missing . . . I found these on amazon and knew they were what we were Continue reading [...]

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