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Connecting your photograph to the viewer is very important in order to make your audience feel something when they look at your images. Even though it's usually abundant in our everyday lives, it's easy to feel overwhelmed when you're trying to capture love and connection. Here are a few simple ways to show connection in your images.
Congratulations again on your new baby and thank you so much for allowing me the amazing and rewarding job of
We all know that family photos are a great way to keep memories alive. Kids grow up so quickly and family portraits are a way of capturing the sweet moments with your family over the years. However, that does not mean every family portrait has to be perfectly posed with everyone looking at the camera and smiling happily.
We are fortunate that in the Cayman Islands we basically experience summer all year around. However, whether you are taking the leap and travelling abroad or you are staycationing at home, there is a special feeling about the summer holidays that we can't deny. Traditions, new adventures, warm weather, longer nights, delicious food and simply a slower pace are all wonderful parts of this time of the year.
Mother's Day should be a day spent honouring the women who brought us into the world. That's a pretty big deal, right? So, if you are looking to surprise your Mum (or wife) on this special day, why not try a little bit of Mother's Day photography. It's a great way to spend time with your family and a perfect opportunity to get portraits of motherhood. Dad, this is your time to give mom a break and take control of the camera (or phone) with these simple tips.
In June it is Father's Day, so here are some tips to capture some special moments with or for dad. Dads have a long-standing reputation for loathing the photography experience. But why? From my experience they either have residual trauma from their family photos when they were kids or they simply feel shy, awkward, stiff or bored in front of the camera! So rather than having dad sit all prim and proper and say "cheese", let's focus on capturing the things that dad actually likes to do with his kiddos. Because let's face it, the relationship your kids have with dad is a very special one and you want to capturing those special moments to be treasured for you and your kids as they grow up.
When you invest in a photoshoot, your expectations can be quite high for the professional photographer you hire to make you look good. While they do most of that work behind the lens, there are also ways you can prepare to get the best possible results. Besides, coming to the shoot ready will help you avoid being flustered or stressed, which can definitely translate into the photographs! Here are the best ways you can prep yourself for a photoshoot.
Today's smartphone cameras are so advanced that it's like having a mini professional camera in your pocket. With the right editing techniques, you can get even more out of your snaps. You can download third-party editing apps like Snapseed or VSCO, or just use your phone's basic editing app exclusively - in most instances, it is effective enough.