Category archives: Photography Tips

Make it all about you!
  • Make it all about you!

  • Mini sessions are different than full sessions. Obviously, they are shorter and the number of photos you get vary from a full session. But, the biggest difference is mini sessions lack a certain amount of flexibility that more time provides you. That limit[...]
Success & the Short Session
  • Success & the Short Session

  • So you signed up for a mini session. If you have not had experience with shorter photo sessions, you may find yourself a little anxious about getting everything you want in just under 20 minutes. I am here to ease your mind. Just because you have less t[...]
But, What Do We Wear?
  • But, What Do We Wear?

  • Now, I am probably the last person my girlfriends go to with that question when we are going out for the night. But, when it comes to taking a family photo I could go on and on. As far as clothing goes, first priority is making sure everyone feels confi[...]
An Event To Remember
  • An Event To Remember

  • When you are planning out an event there are a lot of decisions to be made and a lot of balls to be juggled. Do I get it catered or try to make the food myself. What time should the food be served, all at once or rolling out? What types of decorations will I[...]
So, You Had A Baby
  • So, You Had A Baby

  • No, this is not a parenting advice blog. Well, it is not your typical parenting advice blog of what to do now that you have a new bundle of joy in the house. It is advice based on what I do know: the right time to get your baby's photo taken. A big point [...]
Getting all the Group in Group Photos
  • Getting all the Group in Group Photos

  • The gang's all here! Weddings, Family Reunions, Birthdays, are all great excuses to get big groups of people together that may not otherwise be all in one place at one time. What better way to commemorate these notable events than with some photos. But, with[...]
Smash That Cake
  • Smash That Cake

  • You cannot believe it, but it has been a full year since a new little person came into your life.  A child’s first birthday has plenty of things to think about including planning a party to celebrate with your friends and family. It is one of many mileston[...]
Photo Spots in Livermore, CA
  • Photo Spots in Livermore, CA

  • Livermore is growing in popularity lately for its growing downtown area. But, I still feel it goes relatively unknown for it's wine. This is good for me, but bad for everyone else that misses out on it. It keeps the weekends easier for me to have a relaxing [...]
Nailing Spring Break Photos
  • Nailing Spring Break Photos

  • I recently shared on my facebook page “How to look awesome in family vacation photos.” This article from Peanut Blossom focused on some great how tos on posing ideas for those vacation photos and inspired me to write this post. Just in time for Spring Break[...]