1 Second Everyday App by Cesar Kuriyama

Record Family Memories with Cesar Kuriyama's 1 Second Everyday App | Maker Mama

One of my favorite New Year’s traditions is to show my kids a video project I’ve been working on all year––my 1 Second Everyday video. Cesar Kuriyama created the 1 Second Everyday app as a way to capture the everyday moments of life that are often forgotten. It’s become a tradition with my kids to […]

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How to Look Good in Photos

How to Take Photos of Yourself and Love Them, Too! Maker Mama

I recently taught a workshop to a group of yoga teacher trainees, and before I got started with teaching I asked each of them to tell me something they loved about taking photos, and something they hated about taking photos. One thing popped up often enough in that group of a dozen women that it […]

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5 Tips for Taking Great Halloween Photos


Halloween is next week, and chances are you’re probably donning your costume this weekend, too. You and your kids have made the effort to brainstorm, shop, and create your costumes––don’t you want to get the best photos of your costumed crew possible, too?  Here are my 5 tips for taking great Halloween photos, and check […]

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How to Take Great Travel Photos with Your Phone


I just returned from a 5-day solo road trip out to West Texas last week, and although I took my DSLR along for the ride, I ended up taking all of my photos exclusively with my iPhone. West Texas is home to gorgeous sunsets, desert and mountain views, and it’s a treasure trove of photo […]

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New Online Course | The Phone Photography Primer


My new online course, the Phone Photography Primer course is alive and kicking, and I couldn’t be more excited to help other women, mothers, and business owners take charge of their digital imagery. I’ve taught live local workshops and digital how-tos for three years now, reaching over 10,000 people to help them improve their photos without fancy […]

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