Category Archives: For Photographers

8 Photo Projects to Try When You’re Stuck at Home

Whether you’re reading this because you’re quarantined at home during a pandemic (ahem, coronavirus) or your kiddos are on Spring Break or bad weather is keeping you inside, spending time at home doesn’t have to be boring or unproductive! Here are 8 photo projects to try when you’re stuck at home!

The 4 Best Locations for Your Next Family Photo Session

I just finished talking about my tips for choosing a location and planning a session that’s meaningful to your family over on IGTV and I wanted to also be sure that I included this here for all my blog readers. I created a super easy one-page brainstorming worksheet that you can print and use to brainstorm with your family. Grab some coffee, your favorite pen, and start marking this baby up. You’ll be on your way to planning THE best and most unique family session you’ve ever had!

Why Hiring a Professional Photographer is an Investment

Why Photography is an Investment It’s 6:00 am. I’m sitting here at the dining table, coffee in one hand (waiting ever so patiently for it to do its job) and phone in the other. I’m mindlessly scrolling through Facebook – which isn’t really my morning norm, to be honest. I don’t generally log in to…

I booked a session, now what should I wear?

10 Tips for choosing what to wear for family photos Confession time! The first time we had professional photos taken of the two of us was on our wedding day – and not even the actual wedding day, it was the vow renewal. The second time? Three years later, in the cool Richmond fall. Slightly…

4 Ways to Prep for Your Summer Family Photo Session

Schooooool’s out for summer. Schooooool’s out foreva. C’mon, you knowww you started singing that song with me. Longer days, warmer weather, no homework, more playtime = the perfect time to plan on getting some updated family photos. Have you booked your session yet? Whether you’re already in the planning stages with your photog or you’re…

8 Quick Tips for Taking Photos on Your Next Family Vacation

Here’s my funny thought of the day: I started this blog post almost two years ago to the day. I guess we’ve just been busy taking vacations instead of writing about them – wishful thinking, ha! But really, it’s one that slipped into my drafts folder and I thought, with summer break quickly approaching, why…