Posts by MWC

Halloween Photography Tips!

Posted by on Oct 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Halloween Photography Tips!

Halloween is almost here! That season where you get to dress your kids up in amazingly adorable costumes, then try and chase them down the street in their sugar-spiked frenzy, in the dark, and take overexposed, blurry photos that doesn’t reflect the glory of all the hard work you put into getting that costume together! D’oh! We totally feel your pain. And this year, we wanted to share some tips to photograph your children in their Halloween duds so that you can have beautiful photos that match your memories! 1. Ditch your pop-up flash If your SLR camera has a pop-up flash and...

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The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift- A Lifetime of Beautiful Photos!

Posted by on Apr 21, 2015 in Workshops | Comments Off on The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift- A Lifetime of Beautiful Photos!

When we want photos that truly capture our kids, sometimes an iPhone just doesn’t cut it. If you’re starting to think of the perfect Mother’s Day gift for YOURSELF or the mama in your life, our Introduction to Digital Photography Workshop or our Taking Great Natural Light Photos in Manual (M) Mode Workshop (our next level up) are 3.5 hour afternoon workshops that will return a lifetime of memorable photographs! What mom doesn’t want great photos of the precious and fleeting moments of their kids as they grow up? May 9th 1:00-4:30pm INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY Did you...

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Wenmei Hill Joins Digital Photography Review as Editorial Manager

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 in Announcements | Comments Off on Wenmei Hill Joins Digital Photography Review as Editorial Manager

Mamas With Cameras is pleased to announce that co-founder Wenmei Hill has joined the staff of Digital Photography Review (dpreview.com) as Editorial Manager. With over 70 million daily page views, dpreview.com is the premier online source of information about digital photography, including the most comprehensive database of expert camera gear, lens, and software tests and reviews. Wenmei, our resident “Nikonista,” couldn’t be more thrilled to step into this role.  Says Wenmei of her new position: “This position combines my passion for photography with my natural tendency to...

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September 22nd Meetup: Group Shoot at Washington Park Arboretum

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014 in Events | Comments Off on September 22nd Meetup: Group Shoot at Washington Park Arboretum

Hi Mamas!We are going to squeeze in one last group shoot this month before the darkness pushes our meetups indoors! September is the perfect time to start thinking about those fall family photos that you’ll use for your holiday cards & gifts. We will meet at the Graham Visitors Center and do a fun group walk around the arboretum. We’ll show and shoot as the light allows at some great locations within the Arboretum in particular, but also will give you compositional and planning and posing tips that you can use anywhere! Bring your camera, and if you have a kid that...

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July Events: Introduction to Digital Photography Workshop & Urban Walk Meetup!

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in Events, Workshops | Comments Off on July Events: Introduction to Digital Photography Workshop & Urban Walk Meetup!

Hi Mamas, Make sure to join us for our Mamas With Cameras events in July! Summer is a great time to play with your camera and capture those timeless joys of summer! Saturday, July 26thth 1-4:30pm: INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY Did you buy a digital SLR camera but have no idea how to use it outside of the automatic setting? Does the idea of reading an instruction manual make you nauseous? Are you interested in taking amazing pictures of your kids, but feel a bit intimidated by technology? In a few short hours, we’ll ground you in the basic definitions and controls on your digital...

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