Tag: Lifestyle Documentary

CAPTURING CHRISTMAS MAGIC (AT NIGHT)

It still seems far away, but guess what?! We are in the month of November, which means next month is Christmas! And we all know how quickly those last few weeks before the festive season fly by, so it’s time to get prepared, which includes your Christmas photography!

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NAILING YOUR BACK TO SCHOOL PHOTOS

Back to school photos mark an annual milestone and, as such, are a great way to document your child’s growth from year to year. Those changes are especially remarkable when taken with the same pose and same location each year, so take at least one photo each school year of your child on the front porch or in your backyard. You’ll be capturing a wonderful progression of your child growing up.

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OUT WITH THE OLD – IN WITH THE NEW! WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO UPDATE YOUR CORPORATE PORTRAIT

As we are heading into spring we are used to upgrading our wardrobe or household content, but what about our personal profiles? Have you ever noticed how you can tell people’s changes in life when looking at their social media profile updates? Did they just get engaged or married, had a baby, got a new job or even overcome an illness? It typically is a big life event that triggers a social media update. The same goes for professional portraits. Here are my top reasons why you may need a professional portrait refresh this spring:.

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Creating unique and memorable Family Photos

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.

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CAPTURING CONNECTION ON MOTHER’S DAY

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.

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GETTING DAD IN FRONT OF THE CAMERA

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.

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