December daylight disappears early
If you want enough contrast in a black and white photo, make sure you have really good light.
You never know who is going to be important to you later in your life, more pictures now, mean more pictures to look back on about later.
There is point when people are drinking that they look very relaxed and happy. It’s doesn’t always last long, so get the picture while you can.
People don’t have to be looking at you to make a good picture.
Babies like phones
Babies really like iPhones
Having extra phones on hand help draw babies attention to where you want it.
When you switch from auto focus to manual focus you’re not as likely to get as many pictures in focus (at least a first), take extra shots and continue to adjust.
Capturing speedy kittens in low light is not easy (any suggestions I would love to hear).
Even though a picture can often say it all, knowing the background of a picture can help make it even more speical.
When dealing with a scene of inanimate objects, different depths of field can give the subject more feeling. For example, focusing on a face right behind another, can give the impression that a subject is peeking out (or being sneaky)from behind the other object that is not in focus.
Lush parks mean animals of all shapes and sizes…which also means poo of all shapes and sizes. Watch where you step, kneel, and set up shots.
New discoveries make great photo stories.
Shooting in RAW is very useful if you want to adjust the white balance later. Changing the lighting from daylight to shade is a good way to add warmth without an extra filter.