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
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
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,
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
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
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.
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
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
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.