Getting Prepared for the Holiday Season

We are in the full holiday swing and there are so many things you are not going to want to miss! With all of the hustle and bustle and trying to get everything done, you could miss what is going on around you. Make sure you take a few minutes each day to stop and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

15 Fall Photographs

There is something about fall that makes me want to get outside and  photograph more. Maybe it’s the cooler weather. Maybe it’s the vibrant colors. This week, you embraced the season along with me and captured some amazing fall photographs! Here are this week’s 15 fall photographs! 1. Iman Ahmad – Look at those colors […]

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 […]