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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Before You Click: Checking Your Settings

 Last week, I shared with you how I prep my gear before heading out to a shoot.  I briefly hinted on checking my settings and how that helps me save time in the long run. This week, I thought I would expand a bit more on exactly what I am checking {and constantly changing} before […]

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15 Best Photos of the Week

 This week, I shared with you how I prep my gear before heading out the door for a shoot. From making sure my cards are clear and battery’s charged to cleaning my lens – these simple steps save me time in the long run! You guys really showed off your best this week! Here are […]

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Photo Book Ideas from APPO

 We are continuing our series of tips on how to organize your backlog of printed and digital photos, media, and memorabilia . Check out last week’s entry here.   Tip #12  My Wish for you – Photo Book Ideas for Teens It is easy to make a photo book for your baby or young child but it gets […]

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Before You Click: Prepping Your Gear

 Before I head out the door for a session or pick up my camera to snap some pictures of the kids, I go through a mental checklist. There are certain things that I do almost every single time that helps my photography. Before You Click: Prepping Your Gear Week 42: October 12-18 1. Clean Your Sensor. I […]

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15 Prop Photographs

 This week was all about looking around the house for some props that would help make your photos pop! Props are all around you. From blankets to baskets to bowls, your home is probably loaded with options. You rose to the challenge this week. From showing new ways to use household items to getting creative […]

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More Tips from the Photo Organizers

 We are continuing our series of tips on how to organize your backlog of printed and digital photos, media, and memorabilia. Check out last week’s entry here.   Tip # 9  Clues in the Attic Within every home is a treasure trove of information about the lives of the people who live there. Unfortunately, many irreplaceable documents […]

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Household Props to Make Your Photos Pop

 One of the things that I have gotten really good at is using every day, household items as props in my photos. There are tons of beautiful props out there that I would love to have but don’t want to spend the money on them. After all, they are only props. They may only be […]

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