Best Of Lists

I am blushing. 

I am so humbled to have my work included in some of this year’s “Best Of” lists!  To be able to do what makes my heart sing is incredible, but to also receive recognition for my work from the industry and community is beyond words.  I’ll just say THANK YOU!

Love Inc.’s Top 10 Real Weddings from 2014  [Ranked #1:  Brooke and Emmy at San Francisco City Hall]

Best Photography Tutorials for Beginners in 2014  [Understand Exposure in Under 10 Minutes]

Top Portrait Tips of the Year  [How to Improve Your Portrait Photography in Five Minutes]

#1 on Love Inc. Magazine

I love Brittny’s (Love Inc.’s editor-in-chief) write-up about what the top 10 have in common:  “The love bounces off the pages and reminds us that, at the end of the day, a wedding isn’t about the bouquets or the signature cocktails — it’s about two people in love.”

So exciting!  Here it is:


Two of my articles made it onto Digital Photography School’s “Best Of” lists:


A snippet of my article:  (Can hardly believe my article was shared over 46,000 times in just a few months!)


A list specific to portraiture:  


Here is a snippet of that article:


I hope to continue creating images and tutorials that can help or inspire others in their photography journey.  If there is something you’d like to see more of or want me to write about, please leave a comment below on this blog post.  I read every comment!

Wishing you superfluous reasons to take out your camera in the new year!  xoxo  ~annie

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  1. elaine mc nally

    Hello Annie, thank you for sharing your tips, I am a beginner photographer and I found your tips really helped me understand quickly. I am an Irish girl living in Brighton in England and I am getting a lot of joy from learning photography and also have found I am doing lots more fun trips as a lovely excuse to practice! I also love how blogging makes the world smaller….!
    I would love if you did a lesson on lens, how to understand the different numbers and letters, how to use them properly, what lens types suit different shots. I also would like an easy to understand explanation of changing the focus on your camera to the center and examples of why you would use this. Thanks for reading this, Elaine

  2. elaine mc nally

    Sorry, what I meant was something called ‘spot metering’ not centre focus!