Fantastic Holiday Cards with Minted!

(Affiliate) Blissfully Domestic uses affiliate links in some of our content including this post. Is your holiday card ready? Every year I vow to have my card done on time and ready to mail by December 1st. But life gets busy and once again I have missed the deadline. Thankfully there are wonderful resources to help!! I personally LOVE minted.com! They offer everything from smart and chic to luxe letterhead and the perfect style and card to fit every budget. You can use one or multiple photos. There are different themes, layouts and an incredibly large variety of printing types from flat to custom. And Minted will even help you address your cards. What a great feature to give you that added little help this holiday season. Now for the hard decision…which one? The first thing I do … [Read more...]

12 Fall Photography Inspirations

1. A Blast of Red - A reminder that all things end and trees with leaves all turned red is just an amazing sight to see. Red is the color of leaves, autumn flowers, and warm candlelight so find the reds of autumn and capture them on film. By Amixer, deviantART. 2. Family Portrait - Fall is indeed an amazing time to grab your camera and take a family portrait. Learn what to wear to take a great photo with the right color combinations. By Blissfully Domestic. 3. Drying Grasses - You can make any subject pop by taking advantage of the neutral and soft colors around it. By The Glass Attic. [sc:adsense ]   4. Pumpkin Patch - Fall means it is time for pumpkins and getting a photo on a pumpkin patch is a must. By Jessica Jill Photography. 5. Close Up - Take … [Read more...]

7 Portrait Photoshop Actions You Will Love

Photoshop actions. Love them. No, seriously...I LOVE them! If you're unfamiliar with Photoshop actions, this is your lucky day. These time saving short cuts will fast become your best friend; just follow the links below to some of my favorites. You'll be walked through the process and be well on your way to boosting your photography to the next level. Even if you're a seasoned pro you might just find a gem in this set. Did I mention I love them? So with that in mind, here are 7 of my favorite portrait Photoshop actions: Contrast and saturation.  You have to be careful when boosting the color saturation and contrast of a photo; it can get overdone FAST. This tutorial by Jodi Friedman at MCP Actions does an amazing job of walking that line. Too much for you? There's a more … [Read more...]