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5 Tips For Photographing Your Children Indoors

By |2020-01-08T21:30:57-05:00January 8th, 2020|Categories: Children|

Shooting indoors can be a little intimidating, especially if you're new to photography. Don't reserve your camera for outdoor use only! Indoor photos are every bit as beautiful, as long as you know what to look for and what to avoid. Here are a few tips for taking better photos of your children indoors: 1. Use only one light source Make sure

10 Prompts To Get Your Children Looking At The Camera

By |2019-12-22T19:16:14-05:00December 22nd, 2019|Categories: Children|

I love taking candid photos of children doing what they do best - being KIDS! However, I know at times we all like to have a photo or two of our childrens' precious faces looking directly at the camera. This is usually easier said than done and once the camera comes up in front of our face, the kids immediately look away. Let's face

What to Expect: Lifestyle Family Session

By |2019-12-22T19:16:51-05:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: Family|

Communication First things first...we will coordinate a date, time and location for your family's photo session. As this is a digital age we are living in, 99% of my communication is via email/text/messenger. If you prefer to speak live at any point, I am more than happy give you a call or even meet face-to-face for a chat! Once we lock down a date,

Lifestyle, Documentary, Traditional – What is the Difference?

By |2019-04-27T15:05:09-04:00April 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 |2019-03-12T09:17:45-04:00March 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