This week's expert, Kristen Magee of Paper Crave, shares her favorite resources for taking professional photographs of your family, crafts and other lovely creations.
-- Handmadeology has an awesome roundup of photography tips and tutorials.
-- A how-to on photography backdrops from Mint.
And a few very helpful books, including two food photography books that can teach you so much about lighting and composition, even if you’re not planning on taking photos of food:
-- Understanding Exposure by Bryan Peterson
-- Plate to Pixel by Helene Dujardin (focus on natural lighting)
-- Food Photography by Nicole S. Young (focus on natural and studio lighting)
For more of Kristen's excellent insights into professional-style photography, head to our interview.