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.
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Session Share: An Apple Orchard Maternity Session, from Elizabeth Seliga of 3 Cats PhotoInspiration: I was so excited to learn that Adel and Rich were having a baby! I photographed their wedding in December 2013 and the love they shared was so obvious to me that it seemed completely natural that they would want to share it with a child. Adel and I starting conspiring on baby bump […]
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Storytelling: A Fellow Photographer, by Willy Wilson of Life Unstill Photography, with Molly Garg of Molly Garg PhotographyDocumentary photography sessions are always special; they offer an intimate look into the lives of the people we are photographing. I do a lot of work with professionals and I thought it would be interesting to tell the story of another photographer, in this case fellow NAPCP member, Molly Garg. Molly and I agreed to […]
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Fall Marketing Idea!
Here we are again! It’s hard to believe another Fall Season is fast approaching and kids are headed back to school already! The NAPCP Team has been working hard to find new ideas to help you fill your Fall Session Calendar fast! Announcing our gorgeous hand-lettered Postcard Pack! We have partnered with our friends at […]
New in the Store: Original Artwork Seal!
We are excited to share a brand new download in the NAPCP store this week! Our latest addition is a set of template files that can be used across a range of products to certify your original artwork. The download includes templates that can be printed on a 5″x5″ card, a circular 3″x3″ or 2″x 2″sticker, as […]
New in the Store: Client Flowchart + Giveaway! (Closed)
Brand new to the NAPCP store this week, our completely customizable client flowchart! A great way to stay organized and keep all your tasks and to-dos in one place. It includes 14 unique task columns with corresponding symbols that can be moved, switched and updated to reflect your perfect workflow system. Colors and fonts can […]
Helpful Tips for Entering Competitions, from Competition Judge Barb Uil
I’m going to be completely honest here – I have never, ever entered an official competition. Oopsie daisy! Now before you throw in the towel and think, “Well, why should I enter,” I’m going to contradict myself. I’ve always been one of those people who just do whatever I feel, on a whim, to do, […]