Inspire Us! Share your projects & ideas with the Picaboo Community

 At Picaboo we’re in awe of the amazing projects coming off the presses on a daily basis. Your creativity and vision is so impressive that we want you to share your ideas with the Picaboo community.   Share your Ideas  It’s easy to share your project with us. Simply use the sharing tool in the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

This Week’s Photo Organizing Tips

 Sorry as we’re a day late with this week’s entry! 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 #6  Photo Back Up Solutions 1 2 3    There is a painful truth we should all pay […]

Tips for Taking Better Pictures Indoors

 With the cooler weather approaching, it means we are going to be spending more time indoors. When I was first starting out with photography, I used to dread shooting indoors. I hated using my pop-up flash, didn’t quite know how to use my external flash yet, and wasn’t shooting in full manual mode. Basically, I […]

Fall Photography Ideas

 This week is the official start of fall! Fall is one of my favorites times of year to photograph. The changing leaves provide a beautiful backdrop and the cooler weather allows us to stay out longer without sweating! And the lighting? It’s when the Golden Hours are at their best. The light is warm and adds great […]

Categorize, Protect, and Delete: This Week’s Photo Organizing Tips

 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: http://bit.ly/14zk0Pn Tip #3 Don’t Forget Your ABC’S Now that you have culled and sorted your photos into piles, the fun part begins. Next you’re going to looking at each photo […]

Telling a Story with 5 Photos

 As a photographer, I use my photographs to tell a story. Even when I am photographing families, I try to have the photos reflect their family story. I do this by capturing their personalities, use poses to convey a feeling, and definitely use my setting to enhance. There are times when the story is easy […]