A Brief Guide to Professional Photo Restrictions

The photos that a photographer hands over to you are part of their life’s work. It has their name or branding so there are a few important restrictions to note when it comes to the professional digital images that you receive. 1) Copyright. The digital images that your photographer provides you with have a copyright,… Read More

Surviving a Family Photoshoot

How to make your next family photo session a stress free one. Family photos are truly timeless and such a great keepsake for future generations.  Getting the family together to take those perfect portraits can turn into chaos if not approached correctly. There is usually a lot more to consider when it comes to a… Read More

Top 5 Tips for Making a Photo Session with Kids Easier

If you’re preparing for a photo session with your children, you may be feeling a bit apprehensive. Children aren’t always easy to deal with, which is why the below tips will definitely come in handy before your upcoming photo shoot. Don’t make a huge deal out of it. If you’re stressed out and cranky, your… Read More

Choosing the Right Props for Your Next Photo Session

Have you ever thought about adding props to your photo sessions? Props can add interest, depth and an extra flair to your pictures. Get your children to hold coordinating flowers for a spring or summer shoot. Love sports? Then use baseball bats in your next family photo to bring out your passion. Here are a… Read More

The Importance of Hiring a Professional Photographer

In today’s world, it seems pretty much anyone can be a photographer – all you need is a smartphone and an Instagram account. While this gives everyone an option to explore their creativity and learn how to shoot awesome photographs, there are some moments of your life for which you’ll want to hire a professional… Read More

A Not So Secret Secret About Myself

I’m going to give you a piece of honest information right now about myself. I suck at keeping a blog updated for really long stretches of time. I’m sorry about that. I’m not very much of a writer, I’m more of a visual person. 🙂 Every month I think to myself, “This will be the… Read More

Mystery Film Roll #2 – Revealed!

Mystery film roll #2 was a bit more successful then the first attempt! I actually got a small handful of decent ones. There was my friend Janolin’s wedding at Yosemite National Park and a beach outing with my boyfriend and dog, Trinity. On a side note, I would like to express my appreciation of all… Read More

5 Great Programs to Use If You Don’t Have Photoshop or Lightroom

For any type of artist, whether it’s digital art such as drawing, painting, photography and digital retouching, having an editing program like Photoshop or Lightroom is essential. Without these kinds of tools, photo manipulation cant be done to present a finished product, whether it’s for your personal use or for commercial use. In this article,… Read More

Mystery Film Roll #1 Revealed!

So a couple weeks ago I shared that I was finally going to develop these 8 rolls of mystery film I’ve been toting around for years. I have no idea whats on these things which makes my curiosity run wild! I think there may be a wedding in a couple of them but other than… Read More

5 Amazing Photo Techniques To Try Right Now

It amazes me when I see a lot of photographers spending so much time on the worldwide web to learn good pieces of stuff about photography without giving much consideration to things that will make their photography experience amazing. This made me compile this list of 5 amazing photo techniques for you to try now,… Read More