12 Tips to Capture the Fun of Halloween

12 Tips to Capture the Fun of Halloween

    1. Capture the seasonal fun There are lots of photo opportunities leading up to the big night—photograph the orange hues of fall, pumpkin patches and uncarved pumpkins on the porch, making costumes, decorating the house or lawn, carving the pumpkin, toasting the...
How I Photographed My Boys’ First Day of School

How I Photographed My Boys’ First Day of School

If you have any intention of reading this post I suggest you read it sooner rather than later...before Anne makes me take it down. The first day of school was fairly smooth for the Kelsh boys today. Alexander started the seventh grade and Teddy is in the fourth. They...

Goodbye Summer, Hello Back to School!

We’re counting down the final hours of summer here… So to celebrate the end of summer fun and that universal renewed energy that back to school season brings, we’re offering a SPECIAL GIFT for you when you jump in now to join us in one of our interactive...
Me and My Camera… A Love Story

Me and My Camera… A Love Story

  Wow, I first told my story (along with photo tips for you, of course!) in the video above—”Me and My Camera: A Love Story”—made back when my kids were that young!  I recently updated it to bring my story currrent. Now the boys are starting 7th and 4th...

A Look Back at How I Photographed My Baby

    Okay, so this may seem totally out of the blue, given that my son Teddy is almost 10 years old, but today’s Fan Photo of the Day on our Facebook page was a heartwarming photograph posted by Dana Reed of her new premature granddaughter (taken by a caring NICU...
NIck Kelsh Photography Workshops 2017

NIck Kelsh Photography Workshops 2017

We are thrilled and proud to announce that our workshop program is healthy and expanding. The Nick Kelsh Photography Workshops roll on. Last year’s Country Workshop in Upstate New York,  our Fall Foliage Workshop,  our Philadelphia Workshop, our mountain retreat...
How to Shoot Action on a Bright Snowy Day

How to Shoot Action on a Bright Snowy Day

Anyone who’s read anything that I’ve written is probably well aware – the words ad nausea and come to mind – that our son Teddy eats and sleeps and thinks about sports virtually all the time.  ( Mostly baseball. See the t-shirt that Uncle Bob and Aunt Kate...
TOP 50 FAN PHOTOS OF 2016

TOP 50 FAN PHOTOS OF 2016

photo by Kim MacDonald Cameron Our celebration of moments in life, lovingly preserved by the people who live them. Thank you to all who share your memories with us. View the Top 50 Photos! I look forward to this all year long. It’s become a little annual ritual at my...
My Three Sons

My Three Sons

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas day with your family yesterday. We were thrilled that Chaz (my oldest son) was able to join us for the holiday this year, it made our Christmas. He lives in Boston where he’s hard at work at law school, so it’s a rare...

Philadelphia / Nick Kelsh Photography Workshop 2016

It was pure joy and with pure pride for me to share my hometown of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at a recent Nick Kelsh Photography workshop.  The attendees came from all over the United States and shared and celebrated  the birthplace of American democracy. The sense of...
How to Photograph Thanksgiving with a Smartphone

How to Photograph Thanksgiving with a Smartphone

Obviously,  anyone who regularly shoots digital photographs is riding a technological wave or hiking on shifting sand—call it what you want. In other words, the best camera for the job last year may not be the best camera this year. So here’s a little update for...
How to Photograph the SUPERMOON

How to Photograph the SUPERMOON

  (Note from Nick: If this blog helps you shoot some great moon photos we’d love to see them. I’m going to put together a How to Photograph the Moon webinar with the photos we collect at our Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/628467437315081...
An Amazing Photo Duplicate

An Amazing Photo Duplicate

What are the odds? These are two different photos and they were taken by two DIFFERENT photographers at our October 2016 Nick Kelsh Photography Weekend Workshop. Yup, they were standing next to each other and they pushed the button within milleseconds of each other....
Election Day 2016

Election Day 2016

It’s obviously a big day here in our country. Don’t worry, I’m not going to get political, but I do want to say a couple of things about the election. First, vote. As we waited to vote this morning my neighbor had tears in her eyes as she described this sacred act to...

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