This weekend I had the opportunity to participate in Help Portrait, and give  back to the community by blessing others through photography. It really fills my heart with joy to be able to do something for others, to pay it forward. I don’t want to ramble on about my experience because it wasn’t about me, […]


December 10, 2012

Help Portrait | Richmond Virginia Photography

I adore shooting details – even more so the bride-to-be’s rock! I am constantly practicing my technical skills that involve standing deadly still and holding my breath until I’m blue in the face. Hey, I do what I gotta do to get the shot. I like to scan the area for natural materials or items […]


April 24, 2012

Getting the shot: Rings & other sparkly things

It’s here!!! The newest addition to the Sarah Goodwin Photography family. Drum roll please…….  5D Mark II. Wipe the drool. This is my unicorn, my elder wand, my one true love. I’ve been dreaming of her (yes her, they’re quite the divas) for eons it seems, even after getting her lil’ sister 7D I still […]

Favorite Things, Photography

November 9, 2011

My newest addition….

  Here is a quick run-down of the the basic shooting modes of most digital cameras – DSLRs and most compact point and shoot cameras have these. Now, a DSLR (Digital Single-Lens Reflex) is the big honkin’ camera that professional photographers and many serious hobbyists have – you have a camera body & can change your lens […]

Photography, Uncategorized

July 18, 2011

Camera Modes: Auto vs. Manual

Who doesn’t love a cheat sheet to make things more simple! I’m not talking about the cheat sheets to pull a fast one on your math teacher, I’m talking Cliff Notes style. Since I plan to start a series on photography basics & tips I thought what better way to start then to provide this […]

Photography, Uncategorized

July 11, 2011

Manual camera settings – Cheat Sheet!

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