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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…

5 Reasons Why Summer is the BEST Time for Family Portraits

5 Reasons Why Summer is the BEST Time for Family Portraits

A lot of families will wait until November to do their holiday card photos. But just because that’s the norm, doesn’t mean there isn’t a better way. In fact, I absolutely love having clients come in during the summer to take care of Christmas card photos with a Studio photo session…

5 Reasons Why You Should NOT Hire Me

5 Reasons Why You Should NOT Hire Me

I get a lot of inquiries from potential Clients who want family portraits, especially during the fall. And while some photographers will try to accommodate all inquiries so they get the job, I take a slightly different approach.

How to Convince Dad To Do a Family Photo Session

How to Convince Dad To Do a Family Photo Session

There is a stereotype out there of Dads hating photo sessions. For some reason they got a reputation of being grumpy and displeased about working with a professional photographer, and it stuck. In my personal experience, there’s no real trend in guys being more difficult or unwilling…

Tips for Taking Photos of Children with Special Needs

Tips for Taking Photos of Children with Special Needs

I am Mom to two “differently wired” boys who I’ve been photographing since they were babies (they are now 8 and 5). They have always been my most challenging subjects. This post is specifically for parents of children who might have special needs or are simply a bit more challenging than their peers…