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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]