Happy Fridays: Lovely Letterpress Roundup!
After our popular giveaway last week I thought it might be fun to post some letterpress inspiration on the blog this week! I have compiled some examples of gorgeous letterpressed business cards and calling cards below. Perhaps it may even sway those who have been too timid to give letterpress a try in the past. Everyone needs at least one piece of letterpress in their life…believe me 🙂
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Happy Friday everyone!
napcp contributor meet Kristen Smith
About the Contributor: Kristen Smith is a graphic designer and illustrator residing in Augusta, GA with her fiance Jon-Michael and two fur babies, Desmond and Penelope. She knew from a very young age that she wanted to do something creative and began taking design classes in high school. After receiving a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Georgia, she worked hard to establish a freelance career and officially launched her own company in 2011. Kristen is an award-winning designer, a celebrated creative for Minted.com, and has been working with NAPCP since it's inception in 2009. She has a passion for fresh and beautiful designs with subtle feminine hints and a dash of whimsy. Her passion for design is rivaled only by her passion for animals. She has been an avid animal rights supporter for many years and presently works with a local rescue organization fostering and rehabilitating cats. When she is not designing or sketching, you can find her crafting or in the garden! She is also an entertainment junkie and watches entirely too many movies and television shows. Kristen looks forward to the extraordinary possibilities each new day brings!
Meet the Photographer: Claire HarveyFavorite Movie: Hands down, romantic comedies are my movies of choice. It’s Complicated is my favorite, in part because it is so beautiful. You’ve Got Mail is one of my all-time favorites. My husband and I both love Love Actually. Favorite Book: All-time favorite is Eat Pray Love (notes in the margins!), I recently read […]
Announcing our January 2016 Image Competition Winners!Hello friends! After much excitement and anticipation, we are absolutely thrilled to announce the winners of our January 2016 International Image Competition. Uniquely focused on child photography, the NAPCP International Image Competition featured a range of image categories, including Babies, Newborn, Children, Family, Maternity, Siblings, Toddlers, and Seniors. Thank you to our amazing judges who […]
An Interview with Commercial Fashion & Advertising Photographer Megan DendingerNAPCP: We absolutely love your work! Tell us how you got started in photography. Megan Dendinger (MD): Thank you so much! My journey started when I decided to stay home, instead of working as a hairstylist (a skill that still comes in handy!) in a salon, after having my first child. At the time, I […]
Photographing Children Through Their Eyes: 5 Ways to Evoke Childlike Whimsy in Your Child PhotographyAs child photographers, and in dealing with children on a regular basis, I think we all feel the fascination with this stage of human life! There is nothing more truthful than children and their imaginations. In childhood everything is true, as dream and reality merge themselves and are one! The world through the eyes of […]
We are so delighted that you are here. The National Association of Professional Child Photographers is an association whose mission is to promote and support the artistry and integrity of professional child photographers. To accomplish this mission, NAPCP provides the most comprehensive resources for its members, bringing together a community of passionate artists committed to growth in their skills, their artistry, and their businesses.
NAPCP.com (formally pronounced "NAP-C-P") is a place where professional child photographers can come and connect, learn, teach, aspire and grow. It is also a valuable resource for parents who are looking for a professional child photographer in their area, and want to be inspired and educated about our specialized industry.
NAPCP Retreat: Live Portfolio Review
Today we have a special treat for you — a video of the Live Portfolio Review, hosted by Dan Brouillette, and 2014 Photographer of the Year Jennifer Kapala, from the NAPCP Retreat. This video has wonderful tips for submitting your images in the January 2016 International Image Competition (open now!, and ending February 18th). Submit […]
6 Ways to Prepare for a Newborn Session
Hi! I’m Natalie Balen-Cinelli, owner and operator of Lolabean Photography. I’m in my 5th year as a full-time newborn photographer and, like many of you, I discovered my love of photographing newborns and children when my oldest daughter was born. I quickly became obsessed with documenting her every move. Fast forward two years, and I […]
Holiday Wine Label Printable!
Looking for a last minute DIY gift? In need of a holiday party favor? Download our Holiday Wine Label printables below! We have created two festive designs that are easy to print, peel and stick! After downloading, make sure to purchase the correct corresponding Avery templates that we used here! We chose bottles with smaller labels […]
Inaugural NAPCP Gathering – November 5th!
We’ve created this comprehensive guide with our Top 12 Tips for Work-Life Balance, and we will be discussing it at our first gathering this Thursday! Don’t worry though, you don’t have to be present to take advantage of this fantastic advice! We are so excited about our Inaugural #NAPCPgatherings event this Thursday, November 5th, happening […]