Basic Product Photography Tips From A Brand Photographer

As a brand photographer it's hard to hear about and wee businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19 and quarantines around the country. As a small business owner myself I feel the impact and can relate to some degree. I don't own a brick and mortar shop or studio, but the businesses I serve do. It's also …

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DIY Portable V-Flat + Video

*Affiliate links below to support my coffee habit!* Having a portable V-Flat in your photography kit can provide a unique tool when creating images for your clients. A V-Flat can be used as a background or a tool to bounce or absorb light on your subject. Have you ever thought about making your own portable …

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My Top 3 Beach Photography Tips That Will Instantly Improve Your Images

I recently hosted a number of Mommy & Me Photography classes and had so much fun teaching tips and tricks to a group of moms who wanted to learn how to take quality photos of their kids. When setting up these classes, I stressed that no fancy equipment was necessary. The only prerequisite was an …

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3 Tips For Your Young Photographer

When my 4.5 year old took an interest in photography I was excited to show him everything I knew, but also realized that he is only 4.5 so a few tips and freedom to be creative is the best approach to foster his latest interest. If you have a budding photographer in your household here …

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Easy Editing Tips: Lightroom and Snapseed Applications

This week I wanted to demonstrate some quick editing tips to show you how a great image can turn into an amazing image.  I recall one of my photography school instructors quoting Ansel Adams "You don't take an image, you create an image", which struck a cord with me because I believe most people click the …

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Children’s Action Photography: Tips and Inspiration

Action photography is my speciality, considering my sports photography background, and the honest expressions of children are the most fun to see during an outdoor shoot at the park and/or private yard.  Their personalities really shine through and is why today's post is all about capturing those moments and providing you with a little inspiration.  Here …

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What to Wear…. Spring Photo Shoot Inspiration

Many of my clients ask for advice on what to wear during a photo shoot.  I alway have two pieces of advice for a family, couple, maternity, and children's photo shoot. Coordinate but don't Match.  You want to display individual personalities and have colors be cohesive vs the same color.  When you break up the …

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