Tag Archives: baby photography

Jun 13, 2016

3 Reasons Mini Sessions Don’t Succeed (and How to Fix This!): A Special Guest Post from Heidi Hope of Heidi Hope Photography

Mini sessions … we have a love-hate relationship with them. Mini sessions can be amazing for your business; they can be a great way to increase profits before the slow months of January and February hit. They can help you to capitalize on the urgency and need for shorter holiday sessions and greeting card photos. […]


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May 04, 2016

Freelensing

Freelensing is, quite literally, freeing the lens from the camera body. You may wonder – why on earth would anyone want to do that? Couldn’t you drop and break the lens, or allow dust inside your camera body? Possibly, yes. But aside from the cheap thrill of living photographing on the edge, there are many […]


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Oct 12, 2015

Session Share: 12 Weeks Old, from Lori Page of Lori Page Photography

Inspiration: Most of my newborn sessions take place in the client’s home. For this session, the little guy was already 12 weeks old, and the weather and parks are just beautiful this time of year. So, we met at one of my favorite local parks, where there is always something in bloom, and mature evergreen […]


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Aug 06, 2015

5 Tips for Photographing Children with Special Needs, by Caitlin Domanico, of Photography by Caitlin Domanico

As a photographer who also has a Masters in Education with special education certification, I have a lot of clients who come to me specifically because their child has special needs. As a teacher, I am very comfortable adapting to and supporting kids with all abilities, and that has translated into my photography pretty seamlessly. […]


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Jun 04, 2015

Session Share: 8 Month Old Willa, from Shellie Mooney Photography

Inspiration: With a name like Willa, I knew that this session needed to be in a natural setting. This grassy area in the middle of the desert was perfect. Favorite Element: I loved the colors in her outfits. I thought they paired so well with the outdoor setting, and the color of the chair complemented […]


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    November 2018 Inspired Magazine: Featuring Pamela Salai!

    NAPCP’s November 2018 issue of Inspired magazine features Pamela Salai of Pamela Salai Photography, holiday NAPCP Gatherings, details on the 2019 Educational Summit, child portrait session tips, 4 Myths About School Photography, and more! Grab a cup of coffee and dive in! Print your copy of Inspired straight from MagCloud! Share your favorite pieces with […]

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    Registration is NOW OPEN!! NAPCP Educational Summit

    Hey, NAPCP! We hope you’re feeling refreshed and energized. We hopped right outta bed this morning because we’ve been looking forward to this day all weekend! Join us and our 6 amazing speakers, in Atlanta, Georgia, for the NAPCP Educational Summit! January 23, 2019 In one day you’ll learn about how being “discovered” is the […]

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    NAPCP’s October 2018 issue of Inspired Magazine features our Inspired Gallery Event winners. Dive in and see what holiday items are available in the NAPCP shop, learn more from our most recent Marketing Mondays and much more! Print your copy of Inspired straight from MagCloud! Share your favorite pieces with friends, family and clients. Save

  • September 2018 Inspired Magazine: Featuring Jaye McLaughlin!

    Our September issue of Inspired features Jaye McLaughlin of The Life in Your Years Photography! Read her exclusive interview, download your free motivational desktop wallpaper, access helpful resources and learn how to manage your time better in the busy season. Print your copy of Inspired straight from MagCloud! Share your favorite pieces with friends, family […]

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