Friday Wrap Up 3/28 main image
Friday Wrap Up 3/28
by Eric Von Lehmden | March 28, 2014

We are a hungry bunch here at Canvas Press.? When we aren't working hard on getting killer canvas prints out the door we are usually salivating over the food ideas we see on Pinterest.? In honor of being hungry, loving food, and loving photography we want to share some of the most beautiful food photos we have found so far on Pinterest.? Forgive me for not having all of the photo credits (as what usually happens on ...

How Large Can I Make a Canvas Print main image
How Large Can I Make a Canvas Print
by Eric Von Lehmden | March 27, 2014

Walls come in all different sizes so why wouldn?t the artwork that covers them also come in different sizes?? Your artwork should come in any size you want it to.? We try to make that happen as best we can with our custom canvas prints.? The question we get asked quite a bit is, ?How big can I make a canvas print??? There is an easy straightforward answer to that question and then a few notes ...

6 Ways to Get Better Vacation Photos on Canvas main image
6 Ways to Get Better Vacation Photos on Canvas
by Eric Von Lehmden | March 26, 2014

7 ways to get better vacation photos on canvas. Tips for getting photos so great from your trip there's no doubt you'll get some printed on canvas.

Capture the Beauty of Flowers on Canvas Prints main image
Capture the Beauty of Flowers on Canvas Prints
by Eric Von Lehmden | March 25, 2014

Flowers have long been a favorite subject for photographers.? They have a delicate / intricate beauty, a unique symmetry, and organic designs that are wonderful to study with a camera...and just pretty to look at.? I think it is because of those attributes that printing photos of flowers on canvas prints is a great way to spruce up a wall in your home.? The trick is getting a photo of a flower (or bunch of flowers) ...

Creating an Annual Photo Portrait Event for the Family: How to Make It Special main image
Creating an Annual Photo Portrait Event for the Family: How to Make It Special
by Laura McPherson | March 24, 2014

One of the most magical shared moments can be flipping through the family scrapbook, warming our hearts with thoughts of those we've known. Our connection to heritage is reaffirmed. To capture those moments on a regular basis, many photographers put an annual photo event on the calendar with family and friends to take special photos of loved ones. Try incorporating an annual photo event in your schedule of activities for lasting memories.? With large family gatherings it can get ...

Friday Wrap Up 3/21 main image
Friday Wrap Up 3/21
by Eric Von Lehmden | March 21, 2014

Each Friday my goal is to share with you some interesting things we have stumbled across on the web.? It could be a product, some cool artwork, a recipe (because we love food) or anything creative that made us bookmark it or pin it.? We feel strongly enough about it to tell you to check it out.? This particular Friday is a little more geared toward the fellas. Huckberry Basically this site has all kinds of cool ...

Caroline's iPhone Lens Review main image
Caroline's iPhone Lens Review
by Caroline Cohoon | March 20, 2014

I?m a recovering professional photographer. This means I no longer let people pay me for photography services, and I have the luxury of saying ?No? when someone asks me to shoot a wedding or do something similar as a ?favor.? I?m also learning to simplify when it comes to equipment. Gone are the back-breaking days of lugging several bodies, multiple lenses, accessories and tripods ? I?m done with all that. I?ve got a variety of small, quick and easy ...

Five Messy Photo Ideas For Spring main image
Five Messy Photo Ideas For Spring
by Eric Von Lehmden | March 19, 2014

What happens when you mix a winter full of polar vortexes, people with severe cabin fever, and the promise of a little warmer weather on the horizon?? That is a recipe for a record breaking mass of people heading outdoors this spring. Yes, Spring is here!? Finally.? We need to celebrate getting through such a long brutal winter by getting out into nature with our cameras and capturing all of the newness of spring. Here are 5 ...

Get Your Green Photos on Canvas...and Don't Get Pinched main image
Get Your Green Photos on Canvas...and Don't Get Pinched
by Eric Von Lehmden | March 17, 2014

Growing up, I would always forget to wear green on St. Paddy's Day.? I would scramble once I got to school to see if I could pin any thing green onto my shirt or pants.? It never failed.? Everyone would ask, "Where is your green?? You aren't wearing any green."? I would always use the same lame excuse so that I wouldn't get pinched "Oh, well my underwear is green".? Now you know a ...

Mosaic Album Review main image
Mosaic Album Review
by Caroline Cohoon | March 13, 2014

There are hundreds of companies out there making photo books, and you can spend hours, days, or even weeks designing one ? trying to ensure that its ?just right? and unless you?re a professional graphic designers, it?s probably mediocre work at best, am I right? It?s unusual to find a photo book company that is doing something a little different, but when I stumbled across the Mosaic app I was intrigued by what they offered. Here is my Mosaic ...

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SXSW Photo Ops
by Eric Von Lehmden | March 11, 2014

We are deep into the SXSW Film, Music & Interactive Festival here in Austin, TX.? It takes over pretty much all of Austin.? Definitely all of downtown.? It is called a festival, but the festivities and music are pretty much everywhere you go.? Music gigs are set up in empty parking lots, furniture stores, book stores, bars..pretty much anywhere you can fit a band and a couple people in there will be some type ...

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Make Money With the Canvas Press Business Referral Program
by Eric Von Lehmden | March 7, 2014

How can I put this without sounding cheesy?? Because it isn?t cheesy at all, it is actually pretty cool...and simple.? We are putting this referral program out there as an easy way for someone to make some extra money?just by knowing people and selling to them a few canvas prints. What Is It? It is our business referral program.? Our referral program is set up in a way that makes it easy for someone to make ...

Customer Spotlight - Piperlime main image
Customer Spotlight - Piperlime
by Eric Von Lehmden | March 6, 2014

We have the unique honor to work with a unique mixture of photographers, artists, hobbyists, gift givers, and commercial clients.? We were so honored when the folks from the Gap got in touch with us and asked if we could help them out with the flagship Piperlime store.? The store is located in the SoHo neighborhood in New York City.? Prior to opening this first brick and mortar store, Piperlime had been a web based business.? ...

Measurements for Popular Wall Collages of Canvas Prints main image
Measurements for Popular Wall Collages of Canvas Prints
by Caroline Cohoon | March 5, 2014

So, you?ve seen those amazing wall collages on Pinterest, Facebook, Tumblr, our blog etc and thought, ?How do I do that???? Don?t worry, we have too. Unfortunately the internet is a deep dark rabbit hole and most of the original information that may have been available is no longer out there. So we?ve chosen a few of the more popular designs and broken them down for you by size. These may not be the exact sizes of the originals ...

The Best Equipped Guerilla Photographer main image
The Best Equipped Guerilla Photographer
by Tom Donald | February 27, 2014

  Do we mean photographing guerillas? Flak vest, hard hat, AK-47 and a small SWAT team, eh? No, this is the down and dirty photographer, who can only carry a camera because you are traveling very light. Business traveler, hiker, you name it. So you have to make do with what you brought or what is around you. Of course, it won?t be a nice, bright, sunny day to make it easy. The real shot will be one of ...

A Vignette of Inspiration main image
A Vignette of Inspiration
by Jennifer Roche | February 26, 2014

Sometimes we need that alone time that every one of us craves, a personal space to retreat to, to create, or just to get away from it all.? A vignette may be your answer!? What is a vignette you ask, a good question!? A vignette describes a group of objects arranged creatively on a surface.? Looking around your home, I bet you find a vignette you didn?t know you had created!? Still unsure of what ...

The Many Uses of Our Removable Repositionable Wallpaper...EasyStick! main image
The Many Uses of Our Removable Repositionable Wallpaper...EasyStick!
by Eric Von Lehmden | February 26, 2014

Do you watch HGTV?? If your house is anything like mine it is on all the time.? Even if it isn't on all them time you probably have noticed the recent resurgence of wallpaper.? It has made a comeback.? Well, we are taking the wallpaper to the next level...actually to level above the next level with our EasyStick! custom repositionable wallpaper. If you looking for a temporary, semi-permanent, or permanent solution for a custom wallpaper ...

Wardrobe Ideas for a Family Photo Session main image
Wardrobe Ideas for a Family Photo Session
by Eric Von Lehmden | February 24, 2014

As a photographer who photographs many families a year I know that choosing an outfit for a family photo session can be a challenge for you or on your budget and cause stress in your family. But it doesn't have to be that way.? Although there is nothing wrong with buying clothes specifically for a family photo session, it usually is not necessary. As long as you know what to look for to achieve a coordinated look with your ...

Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner Review main image
Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner Review
by Caroline Cohoon | February 19, 2014

I know I?m not alone in the world in that I carry around boxes of old negatives from the time before digital. I started shooting with a DSLR in 2005, after graduating college with a degree in photography. So as you can imagine, I have a TON of negatives, and of some pretty good work! I was so excited to come across a Lomography product from the good people at Photojojo, the Smartphone Film Scanner. Being an Instagram nut, I ...

Cute Cats Photo Contest main image
Cute Cats Photo Contest
by Eric Von Lehmden | February 12, 2014

Cats. We know that this could be a divisive photo contest subject.? There is a well known rift in this country of people who love cats and people who...dislike them for whatever reason.? We think they are the perfect balance of cuddly, funny, and aloof...with a little narcissism mixed in there.? To celebrate those feline personalities we decided to open up a photo contest specifically for cats.? Dog owners, don't worry, you will ...

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Tips-n-Tricks #407

When photographing a sports event at night crank up your iso to a higher setting - ie 1200 or higher. This will allow you to use a faster shutter speed to stop the action.


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