Have you learned about contrast yet, and have started applying it to your kid’s photography? If not, it’s time to get started – it can make for amazing images, particularly when combined with other kid’s portrait photography tips and composition rules. Contrast is another weapon to add to your photography arsenal that helps you to […]

Photography Tips and Tricks

May 27, 2017

USING CONTRAST IN KID’S PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY

focus on the details

You probably have heard of street photography, but what exactly is lifestyle photography? In a nutshell, it’s you, capturing aspects of your lifestyle (or someone else’s). It’s not about making the perfect photo, or posing, or even consciously setting a scene. It’s mostly candid, spontaneous, and fun. Capturing those little moments that, as a whole, […]

Children

May 27, 2017

LIFESTYLE CHILD PHOTOGRAPHY: WHY IT WORKS

They’re cute, cuddly, and oh-so-photogenic – but why are they so hard to capture on camera? Even when you do get them on “film” it might never seem right, like it has impact. So, we’ve pulled together a few handy tips to get more out of your kid’s portraits. Tip One: Change your Perspective If […]

Photography Tips and Tricks

May 27, 2017

6 TIPS FOR AMAZING KID’S PORTRAITS

black and white newborn and sibling photo

Setting up posed photos is great when you are looking to achieve a certain look (such as school or formal), but for capturing your kid’s personality on camera it’s the candid photo that’s really going to give you those amazing photos of your kids. So how do you get great candid children’s photos? Here are […]

Photography Tips and Tricks

May 27, 2017

TOP TIPS FOR CANDID CHILDREN’S PHOTOS

Sometimes, no matter how perfect your portrait photography skills, time of day, setting, and pose you’ll find that your kid’s portraits are just missing…something. This is where a prop can come in handy – it adds a splash of color and interest to the shot, keeps your kids occupied, and can help to bring together […]

Children

May 27, 2017

10 FUN PROPS TO ADD TO YOUR KID’S PORTRAIT PHOTOS

Welcome back! I hope you’re learning a lot about your camera and composition, and that you’re putting it to good use creating awesome kids’ photos. Today we’re going to talk about framing – not what you do when you hang a photo – but what you can do within the shot to make it more […]

Children

May 27, 2017

KID’S PHOTO BASICS: USING NATURAL FRAMES

The thing with kids is that they never sit still, even when you have them all set up for a nice photography session. So, the next time your kids are tearing around – whether on bikes, on foot, or skateboards – here are some tips for photographing kids in action to help you catch crisp […]

Children

May 27, 2017

PHOTOGRAPHING KIDS IN ACTION

In an ongoing effort to help you take fantastic images of your kids (and everyone else), today we are going to talk about giving space in child photography. What does this mean, exactly? It’s pretty simple – give some space! Okay, maybe not that simple. In essence, you never (okay, not never, but most of […]

Children

May 27, 2017

CHILD PHOTOGRAPHY BASICS: GIVING SPACE IN PORTRAIT PHOTOS

If there’s one thing you need to learn in order to take great kid’s photos – it’s this. What’s the difference between a kid’s photo that you remember and one you don’t? Generally speaking, an image that makes a concerted effort to choose a focal point and reinforces it by using various photography techniques makes […]

Photography Tips and Tricks

May 27, 2017

KID’S PHOTO BASICS: CHOOSING A FOCAL POINT

Spring is finally here and this is the perfect season to get the family together, get outside, and capture some great moments. Here are a few of my favorite Spring Family Photo Ideas. Flowers! Fields of flowers, a single flower cupped in hand, flower in the hair – find some flowers! Whether you photograph your […]

Families, Photography Tips and Tricks

May 27, 2017

Spring Family Photo Ideas