Camera bodies, lenses, tripods, filters, bags, etc. – but what else? Are there other pieces of equipment that you absolutely should have? It depends on who you ask! Here are the ten great tools to help you get consistently good portraits of your children, and protecting your gear: 1. UV Filters So you just dropped […]

Photography Tips and Tricks

May 27, 2023

10 GREAT TOOLS FOR PHOTOGRAPHING YOUR KIDS

Are you looking for a gift for fathers day? Dad’s (and moms we know) work really hard all year, between working and raising kids they don’t always have time to enjoy their hobbies – so this Father’s Day you can help them make time by giving them a little inspiration. Here are a few ideas: […]

Photography Tips and Tricks

May 8, 2023

AMAZING PHOTOGRAPHY GIFTS FOR FATHER’S DAY

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The weather is finally warming up! Everyone is ready to get outside and it’s never too early to start taking amazing photos of your kids enjoying the warm weather. Here are some of our favorite tips on how to capture those great kids Summer photoshoot moments. Early Morning is Best A hot afternoon will not […]

Children

June 10, 2019

Kids Summer Photo shoot Ideas

With so much going on around the holiday season, it can be hard to remember to keep your camera handy to capture all of those great Christmas moments. However, if you do manage to remember, here are ten terrific moments to photograph your kids: 10. Santa: Take some photos of your child visiting Santa. Don’t […]

Photography Tips and Tricks

November 27, 2017

TOP 10 CHRISTMAS MOMENTS TO CAPTURE ON CAMERA

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[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.22″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.27.4″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] How to take amazing Family Christmas photos We realize that the holidays are busy, and you’re likely not thinking about taking some family Christmas photos, but it really is a great time to get out your camera. However, combined with […]

Photography Tips and Tricks

September 27, 2017

TOP TIPS FOR GREAT DIY FAMILY CHRISTMAS PORTRAITS

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Kids move around, a lot – making photographing your kids a challenge. They also like to climb, run, play, jump, and generally never stand still. As a parent and photographer it may become frustrating to try to get your child to “stand still” long enough to capture a good image, which is why it is […]

Children

May 27, 2017

5 TIPS FOR AWESOME ACTION KID’S PHOTOGRAPHY

Happy New Year! If one of your resolutions is to become a better kid’s photographer in 2017, then it might be time to break out of the box and try a few new techniques. So what kid photography tips can help you take better photos of your kids in 2017? We have a few suggestions: […]

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May 27, 2017

6 KID PHOTOGRAPHY TECHNIQUES TO TRY IN 2017

We’ve talked a lot on this site about aperture and how it affects depth of field, but not a lot about depth of field itself. Understanding depth of field can help you learn how to create really compelling portraits of your kids, family, and others – even photos of food, pets, and bugs. So let’s […]

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May 27, 2017

CHILD PHOTOGRAPHY BASICS: UNDERSTANDING DEPTH OF FIELD

Is it almost time again – vacation! This year, plan to take great photos of your kids while they are on spring break. Here are some kids’ photography tips for spring break: Kid’s Photography Tip One: Themes for Road Trips Road trips can be a bit of a drag for kids and parents alike; creating […]

Children

May 27, 2017

Tips for Photographing Kids on Vacation

Have you ever thought, “I’d love to experiment with ____, but it’s too expensive!” Well, here are some tips to let you explore different aspects of kids’ photography, without spending more than a few bucks – how awesome is that? Tip 1: Create an Instant Reflector/Diffuser Use a playing card, or white stock card, plus […]

Children

May 27, 2017

7 AWESOME DIY KIDS PHOTOGRAPHY HACKS