candid shots ALWAYS turn out best! There is a certain something that translates through. The wet and puddles also add a subtle shine and sparkle to 'brighten' up the look of the photo - Kids playing in puddles pictures
Understanding How Soft Boxes Work
Lightroom video: How to correct an underexposed image
Lightroom white balance adjustments: master the shadow and highlight controls
101 Tips and Ideas for Couples Photography. I think the techniques learned could be used for the kids too!
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