Session Share: Winter Wonderland!
Inspiration – I wanted to capture my beautiful daughter in a true Montana environment. She has this beautiful prom dress that reminded me of a perfect snowflake. The color is radiant with the white, snowy backdrop.
Favorite Element – I love how relaxed she looks in this environment, despite the snow and cold. She looks like she is meant to be there. Such a great model!
Biggest Challenge – The biggest challenge was the weather! It was 15 degrees and snowing, so we had to shoot fast! We kept the car close by and heat running the whole time!
Final Thoughts – Sometimes I find myself digging deep for inspiration during the winter months. This session reminded me of the beauty that can be captured this time of year!
napcp contributor meet Jennifer Petritz
About the Contributor: I live and work in Eastern Montana, and spend my days surrounded by the most special people in the world, my husband and two daughters. I have a passion for capturing those special moments and making time stand still.
Meet the Photographer: Abbe McCrackenHeader Photo by Endless Summer Photography Favorite Movie: Every Disney movie ever made Favorite Book: I’d be lying if all Harry Potter books and the entire Twilight series didn’t make the top of my list. I love fiction but this year I’ve been reading a lot of Christian literature and Practicing the Presence of God […]
Studio Style with Heather SymesWhen and why did you decide to launch a home studio? I decided two years ago that it was time to create a home studio. I was struggling to find consistency with traveling to my clients’ homes. Usually the room wasn’t heated up enough, it took a lot of time going back and forth to […]
September Newsletter: Featuring Katie Rain!Click here to read our September 2016 newsletter! Don’t forget, Inspired is now printable! Print your copy straight from MagCloud and share your favorite articles with friends, family and clients. Get yours today! Save Save
Countdown to Santa Barbara: 4 Months!The 2017 NAPCP Retreat to Santa Barbara, California is only 4 months away! As we count down the months (weeks, days, hours!) to this inspiring and life-changing event, we put together a little to-do list of activities in the Santa Barbara area. Make sure you visit our dedicated Pinterest board for Spanish-style inspiration! Grab a […]
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New in the Store: Spring Marketing Postcard Pack!
Introducing our Spring Marketing Postcard Pack! We have partnered with our friends at Artifact Uprising so that you can use these templates to make unique, customized, and memorable marketing pieces to remind your clients to book for spring and summer! The set includes 8 unique postcard designs perfect for engaging your returning clients. The designs […]
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 […]