Friday Round-up | Long Island Family Photographer

Gosh the weeks are zooming by so quickly these days! It really is true that "the days are long but the years are short". Some days feel interminably long but before you know it a month has passed and I have no idea where the time went. Spring will be here soon. I just have to keep repeating that to myself, especially on days like today when the wind chill is -17!

So here are some internet reads for you while you are bundled up warm and cozy inside.

If you are an avid book reader, the Oyster app sounds really great (its like Netflix for books) - here are some book recommendations.

Some tips for photographing your squirmy toddler.

From now on I'm forwarding this post to anyone who asks when we are going to potty train Lila.

This purse organizing system is pretty cool. I have a similar insert for my diaper bag.

I don't have any of these lenses but I have heard great things and have a number of them on my wish list!

Some tips for avoiding burnout.

A sneak peek at Lightroom 6.

A really great explanation of the different metering modes in your camera.

"Enjoy this time as best you can, dear. I barely remember how hard that was." I am in the thick of this right now, so I loved this read.

Why I bring my boys to the ballet. Yes.

5 great tips for a successful photography session.

300 awesome free things for entrepreneurs.

I loved reading about the stories behind these images.

I am loving these story kits, by Ali Edwards. 

The rules and ethics behind digital photojournalism. This was a really interesting read. 20% of the final images being considered for the World Press Photo competition were disqualified for excessive post-processing, often "because of significant addition or subtraction to the image content". Where do we draw the line? It makes you question what you see in print.

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Enjoy your weekend!