Learn how to Really Use YOUR Camera
Welcome! Thanks for visiting! I’m Malinda Hartong, a photojournalist with over 2 decades professional experience shooting both still images and video, daily news & features. 5 alarm fires to 300 weddings, business portraits to wildlife,…
You might recognize the name, especially with husband Glenn working as a newspaper photographer for over 25 years; I was on staff 6 years & freelancing for over 10. I’ve shot with everything from a Hasselblad to a Pentax K1000, to today’s Nikon & Canon slrs plus iPhone & iPod Touch, and love them all. But my real passion is helping YOU make great shots.
“I learned more in 2 hours than an 8 week class!” after just the 1st class of our popular DSLR Beyond Auto workshop – it’s filled with detailed practical tips!
UPDATE: we’re working on a brand new website experience. While we tweak things you might see a little bit of strange stuff, but it’s ok, just us working out the kinks on new features.
There’s always more to learn. Teens, moms, grandparents, teachers, PR pros, executives & even other journalists have made some really amazing photos after our workshops & lessons. Put our 20 years behind the lens to work for you!
Photo & video workshop clients include:
- Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center
- Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce
- Society of Professional Journalists
- Cincinnati Art Museum – educators event
- Great Parks of Hamilton County – marketing staff
- Best Buy – Camera Experience Workshops, Florence KY, for Blue Pixel
Honestly it’s not about the camera, lens, or software but how you use it! It’s time to get more out of your photos. My goal is to help you make photos you’re proud of and excited to share – so I’m sharing all my best pro secrets to help you do just that!
Absolute beginners – skip the aggravation of AUTO! Learn easy quick tips for your new camera to capture amazing photos right away! Don’t worry – I was a beginner once too – I know it can seem daunting. But you’ll be making jaw-dropping shots in no time!
We have fully detailed handouts for today’s most popular models – with specific techniques & which buttons to use to get the shot!