4 Tips for Choosing a Location for Your Family Photography Session

By |2021-01-18T21:59:23-05:00January 18th, 2021|Categories: Family, General|

Choosing a location for your family photo session is an important part of the overall experience. Do you absolutely need to have an amazing, extravagant location to get beautiful photos? The answer is NO, you do not…BUT there are some things you should take into consideration when choosing a location. Here are 4 tips to help you along. 1. Consider Who's Being Photographed

4 Things To Do When You’re Feeling Uninspired and Unmotivated

By |2021-01-05T20:24:26-05:00January 5th, 2021|Categories: General|

As photographers, we’ve all been there - or will be there - at some point…feeling uninspired and unmotivated to pick up that camera and photograph, well, anything. I find that often times, this feeling strikes me shortly after busy season comes to an end and the cold, dark winter days set in. Here are some simple tips to help you get through this slump!

5 Tips For Photographing Your Children Indoors

By |2021-01-05T14:38:02-05:00January 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 |2021-01-05T14:38:44-05:00December 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

Lifestyle, Documentary, Traditional – What is the Difference?

By |2021-01-05T14:39:20-05:00April 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 |2021-01-05T14:39:54-05:00March 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 |2021-01-05T14:40:31-05:00February 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.

The Importance of Professional Family Photography

By |2021-01-05T14:41:05-05:00February 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 |2021-01-05T14:41:41-05:00January 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.