Few things can make my heart sing the way it does when I walk into my studio. It just makes me happy. Partly because I love my job and feel blessed every day to do what I do. But also because I love how it is organized. A well-organized, color-coordinated studio brings such a sense of peace and tranquility. Read More
Photographers often discuss the challenges of variety during sessions with little ones during their studio milestone sessions. Learning which poses work best through the years (age dependent of course) and growing my backdrop collection have helped me improve the variety of images in my milestone sessions.
Choosing backdrops can be one of the more exciting decisions of running a business, but there are some things to consider for long-term use. Today, I’m sharing my thought process on choosing the right background and some tips to help make that process easier. Read More
This is an exciting, overwhelming time for you! There are so many decisions to make all at once! Where do you begin? When there are so many steps to take, it can be hard to know where to step first. But don’t worry, I’ve got your back! Here are 5 areas to focus on when you’re just getting started: Read More
I LOVE posing. LOVE it. I love all the pretty dresses and I think we all know I’m obsessed with backdrops, but posing is really what I love most. Every child is different, but it’s essentially the same with every session. Sometimes we photographers make things more complicated and I KNOW this is true for posing. In today’s post I’m going to try to simplify it a little bit. Here are 5 Tips for Posing Children that I think will help you! Read More
I recently had the pleasure of shooting a demo of High Impact on Small Drops at the Intuition Backgrounds Booth in the IMAGING USA EXPO. Talk about small spaces. We had about 6-7 feet to work with between the backdrop and where I stood. On top of that we were surrounded by wonderful people joining to watch us work. Here are the THREE key points we touched on.
As artists and creatives the gravity of the task of marketing can seem daunting. There is so much to it and yet it is so vital to our success. One of the most effective marketing changes I made in the past couple years was to focus more on video as a means for conveying my marketing messages to my audience. Read More
Being a baby photographer, I routinely shoot milestone sessions. When Intuition Backgrounds told me they were releasing a line of Milestone Blankets, I knew I had to get my hands on them. I mean, how fun to TRULY have a Grow-With-Me backdrop to document a precious baby’s milestones throughout his or her first year.