Portraits

Behind the Scenes: Posing Families

Behind the Scenes: Posing Families

Posing doesn’t have to look old-fashioned and obvious. It could be organic and flattering, and it an essential part of looking great in photos for those of us who aren’t natural-born models. This post is all about what goes into posing a family (big and small), my approach to getting those relaxed group images, and yes - even using posing to achieve candid shots that a lot of families absolutely love as part of their session.

3 Tips for Back to School Photos

3 Tips for Back to School Photos

Coming off of summer break, the first day of school usually involves getting up way earlier than you’re used to, making lunches, and getting the kids ready and out the door (hopefully with some time for coffee in between). So on that first day…..

What To Do With Your Vacation Photos

What To Do With Your Vacation Photos

Every summer, families take vacations which yield a mountain of photographs. These pictures are important because they remind us of all the fun we had together.. yet we rarely turn them into something tangible that we can….

RAW vs. JPEG: Photography File Formats Explained

RAW vs. JPEG: Photography File Formats Explained

With the popularity of photography, more and more people are becoming familiar with the RAW file format. Unfortunately, there seems to be some misinformation about RAW, which then leads to potential conflict between photography clients and …..

How to Prepare for your Baby's Milestone Session

How to Prepare for your Baby's Milestone Session

Milestone Sessions are incredibly easy limited-edition photo sessions just for babies and children who are three months and older. But even with an easy session experience, putting a little bit of time in preparation goes a long way…..

Behind the Scenes: Retouching

Behind the Scenes: Retouching

Cameras have megapixel resolutions that capture every single pore, crease, and eyelash. And if you’re not a model, that amount of detail can be scary. Retouching helps us regular people look our best in photos. It allows us to not worry about that pimple that came out of nowhere….

Headshots, What to Wear

Headshots, What to Wear

I’m a huge believer in being prepared. Which is why I put together this post in which I outline exactly what you should look for when selecting outfits for your headshot, what you should avoid, and how to think more like a stylist for your session…