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How to Compose Compelling Portraits

Most of us photograph our kids on a daily basis. But how do you elevate your images from being of the subject to telling a story about them? Composition is a great tool to use when creating a portrait. Photography, unlike many other art forms, is inherently subtractive. There’s a whole environment in front of you – […]

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The Pinterest-Worthy Parties: Are They Really Worth It?

Since I’ve become a mom, I’ve always taken birthday parties for my kids very seriously. Both sides of our family come over for dinner, present-opening, and cake and ice cream. I always went all-out coming up with a theme {that the kid would love, of course}, finding/making decorations to go along with it, matching cookies of […]

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Oh Baby! Fun Ideas to Document The First Year

Documenting baby’s first year is such a “millennial mom” thing to do, and I’m not ashamed to say I absolutely LOVE it! Little ones change so much within those first twelve months. You bring baby home, eyes barely open just eating, sleeping {sometimes}, needing those diapers changed to sitting, crawling, maybe even walking and talking.  Rarely do […]

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10 Tips for Photographing Your Baby

I am not suggesting that you forego a professional photo shoot for your newborn.  However, many of us have decent cameras or smartphones readily available.  They only stay little for so long, so you’ll probably be photographing your baby more often than not.   Here are some tips to get you started: including manual setting […]

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