top 3 tips for beach photography

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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To Print or Not To Print?

As a photographer I normally print personal family photos on a month or bi-monthly basis.  It may only be a dozen or less, but I'm always excited for them to arrive at my door step.  Last week I participated in a "25 prints for free" promotion through Artifact Uprising and decided to try out a new service.  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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The Balance Between Client Security and Self Promotion

Security is a big deal to me and for many of my photography clients.  There is a spectrum of parents who allow any and all images posted to social media, blogs and website promotion, while others only allow images of the children.  There are many reasons including the parents employment, privacy standards and/or a need for the …

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