Photograph Friends & Family During the Holidays

 Every year, I vow that I am going to take more pictures during the holidays. And then the holidays happen and I get so wrapped in baking, wrapping and eating that I forget. The same regret each and every year. But not this year! I will take more pictures! I will get the family together and make […]

15 Grouped Photographs

 This week was all about getting our photos off of our cameras and hard drives and making something with them. Whether you made a collage or your holiday cards or a beautiful wall display, you took my tips for grouping your photographs to make them come to life. Here are this week’s top 15 Grouped […]

How to Group Your Photographs

 Now that you have the perfectly posed photographs, it’s time to do something with them. Don’t let them just sit on your hard drive or, worst case, on your memory card. I have to admit that I am guilty of that last one. ‘Tis the season of turning your recent pictures into holiday cards, photo […]

15 Posed Photographs

 This week was all about posing! How to pose small groups, large groups, and everything in between. Posing is very important in your photographs. You want the viewer’s eye drawn to the right focal points. Here is this week’s 15 posed photographs. 1. Jen Larson - Sometimes just letting kids be kids is all the direction they […]

Posing Tips for Portraits

 This month, we are talking about getting the perfect picture for your holiday cards and gifts. Last week, I shared with you what you should take into consideration when choosing what to wear for your pictures. Now that you have the perfect outfits picked, it’s time to get the perfect pose! Posing Tips for Portraits […]

15 Best Dressed Photographs

 This week was all about finding the perfect outfits for your photographs. I shared some tips with you on what to wear for your pictures. Here are this week’s 15 Best Dressed Photographs. 1. Debbie Haggard - I like that you based the color combination off of the colors of the little girl’s skirt. 2. Brandi Bieber - Even […]

15 Halloween Photographs

 Who else is recovering from a Halloween hangover? By the looks at your pictures, it looks like everyone had a great night! You proved this week that you don’t always need to lug your big camera with you all the time. If you apply some of the basic rules of photography to your cell phone […]

What to Wear for Pictures

 ‘Tis the season for family photos and planning your holiday cards! My weekends have been swamped photographing sweet families for that perfect holiday card picture. You know the one. The one where everyone is looking and smiling! Over the next few weeks, I am going to help you achieve that perfect photo. Up first, what to […]

Tips for Halloween Cell Phone Pictures

 Next week, the kids {and maybe some adults} will be dressing up in their scariest and cutest costumes! This is definitely a moment you don’t want to miss out on capturing. But this is also a time when I hate to lug around my dSLR. There are times when I want to just be in […]

15 Best Photos of the Week

 This week, we continued to talk about what to do before you click! After you prep your gear, your next step is to check your settings. Having your settings properly set to your current lighting conditions and photography objective, you will save time in post-processing and spend less time fumbling with your settings while you […]