Lifestyle, Documentary, Traditional – What is the Difference?

By |2019-04-27T15:05:09-05:00April 27th, 2019|Categories: General|

Have you heard a photographer throw around the terms "traditional", "lifestyle" or "documentary" and wondered exactly what the difference is? These are all different styles of photography, so let's clarify what the differences actually are... Traditional Photography Plain and simply put, traditional photography is what I like to think of as that picture perfect portrait. The photographer poses the subjects and everyone

How to Prepare for a Family Photoshoot

By |2019-03-12T09:17:45-05:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Family|

3 Tips To Prepare For Your Family Photoshoot You've scheduled your family photoshoot. You know the date, time and location. Now what? Here are some tips to prepare yourself and your family for photo day: Select Wardrobe for Everyone This is a point that I cannot stress enough: Do NOT wait until the night before your photoshoot to decide what everyone

Reagan’s Story

By |2019-02-19T19:38:34-05:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Children|

The Power of Photographs Photographs are important. They are priceless, really. This is something that the mother in the following story knows all too well. For many of us, they are the only tangible items we have left of our loved ones that have passed. As we tend to do with so many other things in our lives, we often take photographs for granted.

Understanding Fine Art Childrens’ Portrait Sessions

By |2019-02-18T19:37:22-05:00February 12th, 2019|Categories: Children|

What exactly is a "fine art" portrait? Fine Art is defined as, “creative art, especially visual art whose products are to be appreciated primarily or solely for their imaginative, aesthetic, or intellectual content.” It’s no secret to those closest to me that I spend hours upon hours editing images from my sessions. I believe that editing is where you can really take your

The Importance of Professional Family Photography

By |2019-02-12T16:41:57-05:00February 2nd, 2019|Categories: Family|

Why Family Photography is so Important One of my favorite things to do when I visit my family is to look through old photo albums. I love seeing pictures of my parents and grandparents when they were younger. I also love seeing photos of my siblings and I together through the years. In this day and age when everyone can take photos with

How I Work with Children During a Photo Shoot

By |2019-02-04T10:23:45-05:00January 25th, 2019|Categories: Children|

Do you hesitate to schedule your family photo session because you’re worried about how your children will behave? Well, DON’T! I understand that everyone wants their children to show up on session day and behave like perfect little angels. I also know that if you’re showing up with a couple of toddlers in tow, the odds of that happening are slim-to-none.