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5 Tips for Nailing Focus when Photographing Children

5 Tips for Nailing Focus when Photographing Children

One of the most challenging hurdles to overcome when photographing children is to make sure their portraits are actually in focus. Children tend to move around a lot, don’t sit still, and are lightening-quick. And when you’re a professional photographer, you can’t rely on luck…

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.

Taking up Photography as a Hobby

Taking up Photography as a Hobby

In this article, I offer up advice for anyone who wants to get into photography a bit more seriously, is thinking about investing in their first DSLR (aka, a real camera!), and isn’t quite sure where to start, what they need, or how to generally approach taking up photography as a hobby.

5 Advantages of a Studio Headshot

5 Advantages of a Studio Headshot

There are a few choices when it comes to headshots. You can take professional portraits outdoors, in a Studio, or in your office/home setting. But there are a few very important advantages in investing in a professional portrait, specifically one that’s done in a Studio setting…

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…

Tutorial: Natural Makeup for Portraits (with Haus of Pretty)

Tutorial: Natural Makeup for Portraits (with Haus of Pretty)

Makeup is a really important step in getting ready for your portrait session. And since I personally am not well-versed in makeup, I teamed up with Kelsey Morey, the owner of Haus of Pretty in Westport, Connecticut to bring you an easy do-it-yourself guide to getting camera-ready for your photoshoot…