Christmas is Coming…

This post is for EVERYONE who has ever asked me, “You’re a photographer. Which point and shoot camera should i buy?” First of all, i own 1 point and shoot camera, and i really don’t like it. Technology is WAY more advanced since this one came out. But lucky you, our favorite camera retailer B&H Photo has a great article explaining all you need to know when you’re looking for...

Before you start a business…

One of our former students, the amazing Brooke Snow has a wealth of knowledge. She shares regularly on her blog. If you haven’t checked it out, please do! Here’s the first of a series of articles she’s writing about starting a photography business. And i KNOW you’re going to go read the whole article, but i’ll just quote one part here.It’s about how to know when to charge for your...

Holiday Photography Tip #1

So, your house looks gorgeous. You’ve spent hours putting up your Christmas decorations. Why not take pictures? You can remember what you did for years to come, or have a beautiful picture of that delicate ornament you love (because next year it’s going to get broken by small hands playing too near the tree).¬† Practice composing the photo, or give yourself an assignment. Capture the essence of Christmas for you,...

Storyboards: you being you.

Some of you saw this senior’s session; check out the images she chose for her storyboards–one of them she earned for free just through her print purchase! The unity is key for the success of these designs– images that are similar that can work together for a fluid whole. And she provided the extra uniqueness– a quote that meant a lot to her, and an actual piece of cello music...