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Get Ready! 2 Weeks Before Your Session

Get Ready! 2 Weeks Before Your Session

While it might seem that beautiful portraits happen in a click of a button, there’s actually quite a bit of preparation that is required for a successful photo session. And that preparation really starts right around 2 weeks beforehand…

Behind the Scenes: Portrait Lighting

Behind the Scenes: Portrait Lighting

There are so many ways to do Studio portraits, but lighting truly makes the biggest difference. My lighting method, as it happens, is a bit unique. In fact, as with everything, my approach to lighting is to make things as simple and easy as possible…

The "Signature Headshot" Session, Explained

The "Signature Headshot" Session, Explained

There is always a certain amount of care and planning that goes into any new type of session. And for 2019, I am so excited to announce “Signature Headshot” Days, which will finally give cover the needs of business professionals who need an updated headshot…

5 Tips to Look Better in Your Headshot

5 Tips to Look Better in Your Headshot

If you work in any professional capacity or have an online presence in general, having a good headshot is no longer optional. And it’s not that hard to avoid some of the more common mistakes you see with headshot photos.. as long as you know a couple of tips that will help you look your best in front of the camera…

The Ordering Appointment Explained

The Ordering Appointment Explained

Every photographer runs their business a little differently.. and what happens after the session is one of those very important parts of the process. And when you’re considering which photographer to work with, you might prefer one method over another…

5 Ways To Be More Patient With Your Children During a Portrait Session

5 Ways To Be More Patient With Your Children During a Portrait Session

A portrait session tends to be incredibly stressful for parents, especially for Moms who understandably want things to go well (I’m trying really hard not to say “perfectly”, but it often does seem that way!). And when stress levels are high, paired with solid expectations of good behavior, finding patience when dealing with your children can be really hard…

Newborns Without Props

Newborns Without Props

Newborn photography has certainly evolved over the past few years. It's become more of a "thing", which is great, because more parents are getting professional photographs of their baby.. and there are more options than ever, too. But parents can also be left feeling left out if they don't exactly love the two main styles of baby photography we're seeing nowadays…