Images taken from above to inspire your next session

Over on our facebook group Emotional Storytelling we have been working to inspire and create new images based on biweekly themes. Our most recent theme was #riseabove. I chose this theme as a reminder to mix up your compositions while you’re shooting to keep things interesting! Explore all your options and that includes getting right on top of your clients! Our features showcase a wide variety of ways to do this from standing on step ladders, using drones and very carefully shooting over cliffs! This collection of images submitted by our community is next level and a must see for a heavy [...]

2020-03-21T03:46:33+00:00March 21st, 2020|Emotional Story Telling, Featured|

Transform any photograph into a watercolor image in Photoshop

Today I want to show you how to transform any image you've taken into a watercolor print in Photoshop!  These images make great gifts and even upsells for completed sessions that your clients are sure to love! Before you get started you will need a couple of resources: a watercolor paper texture and some watercolor brushes for photoshop.  I found the best of both worlds in this etsy shop.  Once you've downloaded your brushes, just double click the file to load them into photoshop. For my extra visual learners, I've made you a step by step video you can watch [...]

2020-03-21T04:17:57+00:00March 19th, 2020|Editing, Emotional Story Telling, Tips|

How to photograph deeper connections with your eyes closed

Over on our facebook group Emotional Storytelling we have been working to inspire and create new images based on biweekly themes. Our most recent theme was #eyeswideshut. I chose this theme as it’s something I find myself especially drawn to in my own work time and time again. It’s one of my favorite directions to give a client to really help them take in the moment and elevate the feeling of calm and connection in the image. This collection of images submitted by our community is next level and a must see for a heavy dose of inspiration before you next session. [...]

2020-02-20T17:16:07+00:00February 18th, 2020|Emotional Story Telling, Featured|

30 reasons not to postpone your next photography session due to weather

Over on our facebook group Emotional Storytelling we have been working to inspire and create new images based on weekly themes. Our most recent theme was #dramaticskies which just so happens to be my personal greatest inspiration when it comes to locations. The most boring, uninspiring space can be completely transformed with the right kind of weather! I asked for dramatic sky images and this community totally delivered. I also shared a tutorial to help you photograph and edit your images to make the most out of your skies along with a couple of free lightroom brushes I use to [...]

2020-01-30T23:27:19+00:00January 30th, 2020|Emotional Story Telling, Featured|

How to add Blur to Create a Dreamy Effect in your Images

Twyla Jones Photography  We have been working to inspire and create new images based on weekly themes. Our most recent theme was #blurredlines inspired by the dreamy effect created by photographing with my favorite lens the tilt shift. I asked for images photographed with a tilt shift, lens baby, or free lensed and then also shared a tutorial to easily simulate this effect in post production. Learn how to add Blur to Create a Dreamy Effect in your Images by checking that out here if you missed it! Prepare to be absolutely blown away and super charged with inspiration after [...]

2020-01-10T23:38:27+00:00January 9th, 2020|Emotional Story Telling, Featured|

#ofafeather | Emotional Storytelling with Twyla Jones

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2020-01-10T23:29:08+00:00November 19th, 2019|Emotional Story Telling, Featured|

#tempestuous

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2019-10-16T15:07:34+00:00October 1st, 2019|Emotional Story Telling|

When You’re Strange | Emotional Storytelling with Twyla Jones

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2019-09-03T13:22:28+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Emotional Story Telling|

Creative self portraits by photographers that will inspire you to get in front of the lens

This year in my Facebook group Emotional Storytelling we have been working to inspire and create new images based on weekly themes. Self portraits are something I am personally terrible at creating the time to work on, so last week I presented a self-portrait challenge to our group and it has been the most rewarding and creatively inspired week for so many of us. I poured over every story and quote these photographers shared to accompany their powerfully beautiful images and I am so honored to feature the faces behind the breathtaking work they share with us every week. Frida Kahlo once [...]

2019-03-18T18:55:44+00:00May 29th, 2018|Emotional Story Telling, Featured|

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