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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

15 Photos that Tell a Story

This week was all about using our photography to tell a story. More specially, I challenged you to tell your story in only 5 photographs, boy did you rise to the challenge! It can be hard to fit the story into only 5 frames but you took my tips and made it work! This week also gave […]