Client Tips, DIY, Photo Sessions

How to Take Monthly Baby Photos

Have you seen those beautiful monthly baby photos on Instagram or Pinterest? Of course, you have! I think every new parent stares for hours at those and wonders how to make the same memories for their children. At least I did! I was so excited to watch my baby grow and I wanted pictures to be able to remember how small they were. There are so many different options for these pictures, but there are some things that are key to decide early. Here’s some things to think about when setting up your monthly baby photos.

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Client Tips, Photo Sessions

How to Smile Naturally

smile naturally

I want you to think back to the last time you had family photos taken? I know in this day and age not everyone likes having a camera shoved in their face, so it maybe its been a while. Now, why haven’t you gotten family photos taken recently? Maybe you feel insecure, or you don’t know how to pose or what to do with your hands. It’s probably one of the reasons you don’t step in front of the camera very often. But these are all things that a seasoned photographer can help you with. The key to looking great in photos is to relax and try to be as natural as possible. Now you’re probably thinking, “how do I act normal and relax when I’m so nervous?”. Well, let me tell you a few of my favorite tricks for getting people to smile naturally and not be so nervous.

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Client Tips, Photo Sessions

How to Prepare your Home for a Lifestyle Session

The best part of a newborn session at home is that you don’t really have to get ready and worry about loading everything into the car. The first few months with a new baby can be pretty daunting. Especially if it’s your first, there are all kinds of new things you have to remember to leave the house. From diapers to bottles to hand sanitizer and extra outfits. It will be nice to not have to worry about all these things, but still get the pictures done that you really want to have your new little bundle of joy. But how exactly do you prepare for a lifestyle session? It’s super easy, just follow these tips!

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Client Tips

What to Expect: Cake Smash

What to expect- Cake Smash

It’s almost impossible to predict how a Cake Smash session will go. By nature, these shoots are largely led by your child. They will dictate how the shoot will go. We can obviously redirect their attention but know that since this is a session focused solely on one child (normally), that it is going to be a lot different than a regular session. This is what you should expect going into a Cake Smash.

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Client Tips, Photo Sessions

Cake Smash Themes for Boys

Cake Smash Themes for boys

My little boys first birthday is quickly approaching. So, of course I’ve been doing lots of research on cake smash themes. A few weeks ago I showed you some cake smash themes for girls, so now it’s only fair I show some cake smash themes for boys. I’ll also tell you which one I’ve decided to do for my little boys cake smash session! Super excited as it will be planned in the next couple weeks.

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Client Tips

4 Things to Have On Hand during your Lifestyle Newborn Session

lifestyle newborn session

In order for your lifestyle newborn session to go off with out a hitch its a good idea to plan in advance. You honestly don’t have to do too much to prepare! I know you just had a baby and that they are taking up most of your time right now. That is to be expected! So to help you prepare ahead of time and start thinking, maybe even before baby comes, here are 4 things that you should have on hand during your lifestyle newborn session.

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Client Tips

Cake Smash Themes for Girls

Bugs is turning 1 soon!! I’ve been busily planning his party and cake smash session. When looking for ideas for his birthday, I came across so many adorable things! So I thought I should do a couple blog posts of my favorite themes that I’ve come across. I’m going to start with cake smash themes for girls to hold out the suspense for what Bugs theme will be!

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Client Tips

The Secret to Looking Great in Photos

posing tips

What if I told you I have a secret to looking amazing in your photos? You’d probably be super interested, right? We all want to look better in our photos. Well, I’m here to tell you that secret. It’s super simple. It’s all about posing! Here are some posing tips to help you look fabulous the next time you are in front of the camera!

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Client Tips, Parenting Tips

5 Reasons to Book a Cake Smash

Reasons to book a cake smash

Cake smashes are the new big thing and everyone is doing them. But they aren’t just for little kids! Sure a cake smash is the perfect way to ring in a first birthday, however people of all ages can get in on the cake smashing fun! If you have allergies, just don’t like cake, or feel like doing something different, be sure to check out non food and cake smash alternatives.

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Client Tips

4 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Location

How to choose the perfect location for your photo shoot

So, you booked your photoshoot and now your trying to find the perfect location? But what makes a location the perfect location. Is it the scenery? Is it the distance? You probably have a certain feel that you want your shoot to have. Maybe you want pictures of your family that will match your houses aesthetic or you want your maternity pictures to feel light and airy. It’s important to have that vision in your mind and pick a location that will match that vision. Here are 5 more things to keep in mind when picking the perfect location for your photoshoot.

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