Photo Tips

Tips for taking your own group photos

I have photographed families and corporate group shots for over a decade and they all have similar issues like people’s eyes closed, looking away, etc. that have easy quick fixes to improve the chances of a great shot for your family holiday photo. There are a few “checklist” items I want to share with you that I use for my own family group shots. So let’s get right to it! What to wear Think of one outfit. Would all the […]

Back To School Photo Tip

Photo Tip: Missed taking your kid’s back to school photo? Or just don’t care for how your photos turned out? I have a solution: Fake it! I have done this so many times due to lack of time or poor weather on the first day of school. We have a do-over or a fake-it-photo on a less rushed day.  I have my child dress in her back to school outfit and we take the photo the next day, over the […]

Giveaway time!

Today I am feeling for all of you who are struggling with photos at home. I have sat with you as you shared your holiday photos and were disappointed that they didn’t turn out like you hoped.  I want to help… I really do. So I am offering a chance to win a free 1-hour, in-person* photography lesson from me! Just follow me on Instagram and comment “lesson” in the post with the image above for a chance to win! […]

Happy New Year!

I wanted to share a quick holiday tip that I learned The Hard Way. Exhibit #1 Above. Yikes right!  One little bump the wrong way while unpacking this beauty last year was all it took to shatter. It was right then that I decided to take a photo of all my ornaments. So my big tip is: Photograph your ornaments!  Well, the special ones anyway. Which ones are special to me? The ornaments from my childhood are especially sentimental as […]

Tips for picking a photographer

How to Pick the Perfect Professional Photographer What you need to consider before you pay that photography deposit. Christmas is just two months away (Ack!) which means photographers are booking up fast as family portrait sessions for holiday cards are always in high demand. If you’ve started the search for a photographer then you’ll know just how many options there are. Before you go ahead and book a professional photographer for a shoot though, there are a couple important things […]

Pumpkin Patch Photo Tips

Happy Fall everyone! Here are a few quick tips to help improve your own pumpkin patch photos this year.  I visited a simple road-side stand since Florida doesn’t have much to offer in terms of a scenic fall locations. All my photos are unedited, straight out of my camera. Be sure to let me know if I can answer any of your photo questions . . . email me or post on facebook! Tip #1. AVOID DISTRACTIONS This image, while […]