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Photo inspiration by and for moms

Whether you're an aspiring photographer or just want to capture great photos of your kids, you have a wealth of info at your fingertips thanks to these five mom-run best photography blogs.

Photo inspiration by and for moms


Photo inspiration by and for moms

Mom*tog's creator, Drew B. (Bittel), began her photography blog when she gave birth to her oldest child, Brayden. Now the mother of two, Bittel continues running her blog for professional photographers and moms as a means of connection with other photographers and as inspiration.

Readers can explore Bittel's candid shots of her little family, as well as get tips and tricks for taking your own photos of your kids. Bittel provides sponsored photo posts by other moms and showcases other great photographers. At Mom*tog, you'll find all the inspiration you need to be a great mom photographer.

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Through documenting the happenings of her young children, Bittel inspires and captivates her readers with tips and tricks for taking great photos of their own kids.

Shutter Sisters

Photo inspiration by and for momsThe creation of photography guru Tracey Clark, Shutter Sisters is a collaborative blog that caters to women with a passion for photography, whether they are beginners or professionals. They subscribe to the notion that an image can be created with painstaking planning or absolutely by accident — all images tell a story. By encouraging women to follow their passion for capturing pieces of their lives, Shutter Sisters creates a community where everyone feels equal. A sisterhood, of sorts.

Tracey Clark's passion for photography has been woven into her latest book Elevate the Everyday, and the Shutter Sisters book Expressive Photography: The Shutter Sisters' Guide to Shooting from the Heart guides and encourages women to create their own amazing images, one click at a time.

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Wonderful Shutter Sisters created a community that makes us all feel like photographers, and like we can create beautiful images just like the pros.

Clickin Moms

Photo inspiration by and for moms

Clickin Moms is one of the hottest blogs for photographer moms. It started off in March 2008 as a community with 100 members who shared photos and a love for photography; its membership has since grown to more than 12,500. With over 450 tutorials available on the site, you will never run out of new inspiration. Check out the popular forum Glimpse, where photographers around the world share Instagram photos based on a daily prompt. A new addition is a magazine called Click, which debuts in October. Clickin Moms is a great place to learn tips, network, develop photography skills and create long-lasting friendships.

Most exciting about Clickin Moms are several series, among them ”Photoshop Fridays,” ”CMPosts,” ”Macrolicious Mondays” and ”CMPros of the Month,” the latter of which showcases member photography. Along with these series, you'll find pose ideas, lighting advice, lessons learned on various shoots, and books or sites of interest. The variety of posts and its diverse group of experts make Clickin Moms a great site for any mom-photographer.

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Amazing Photoshop tips fill this blog, which gives you all you need to know to turn any snapshot into a masterpiece.

Project Alicia

Photo inspiration by and for moms

If you are looking for inspiration, you have found it. Project Alicia is the creation of Alicia Rasmussen — wife, mother of two children, amazingly creative photographer and project addict. Motherhood is first and foremost for Alicia, who often features her son and daughter in her photos. When she turns her camera around, she captures pieces of life many of us miss completely.

One of the best things about browsing Alicia's site is the incredible variety of images she captures. She loves taking nature shots, photographs of children and families, amazing macro shots of insects and other critters. She also loves to share great freebies like scrapbook templates. Her site hosts a very popular Wordless Wednesday feature with almost 200 participants during any given week. Project Alicia is a great resource for helpful tutorials, photography tips, scrapbooking and project ideas.

Spend a bit of time visiting Project Alicia and you will find yourself checking in often.

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Extraordinary photographs that capture simplicity inspire on this blog. Alicia happily shares her knowledge and tricks.

Texas Chicks Blogs & Pics

Photo inspiration by and for moms

Created by Erin ”for moms, by moms,” Texas Chicks Blogs & Pics helps her support her family and offers moms advice on using the latest software to capture family memories. Erin has created relationships with many affiliates, which allows her to keep an informative blog full of resources and tips.

Most astonishing are the helpful tutorials for staple photo programs such as Photoshop Elements and Lightroom. Erin even provides fee-based online classes that offer users more in-depth knowledge on using such software.

Like our other favorite mom blogs, Texas Chicks Blogs & Pics is a great source of tips, whether you want to take better candids, need some pose ideas or want to learn about various camera settings.

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The best part about Erin's blog is the classes. You can learn about photography software and how to leverage its capabilities right in the comfort of your own home.

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