INDUSTRY TIPS AND TRICKS

You probably had photos taken of your baby, but now you are a parent of a toddler! We all know how fun toddlers are: opinionated, full of energy, playful, but also full of emotions, testing boundaries and challenging. They are fun but they are also...

I have been lucky enough to have snapped these little ones for 3 years now and each session is more and more fun. It was December when we decided to avoid trying to make the outdoors work and went for an in-home session. I love...

I am a professional newborn photographer in the Washington, D.C. area (Silver Spring, MD) specializing in custom fine art newborn and children’s portraits. As most of you would likely surmise, that means that I get to spend a good deal of my time snuggling and...

After a client books a session, the first question that they ask is “What should we wear?” I really love documenting lifestyle newborn sessions because clients can incorporate themselves into the session … their home, their colors and of course their style. These sessions are...

We have seen some crazy weather here in Atlanta, GA this season -- we had the first legitimate snowstorm in many years, and the week prior, temps were in the 60s! As a photographer who typically shoots outdoors using natural light, I've found that clients...

1. Inspiration I truly believe that so many have portraits taken when their kids are young. It feels natural to have them done every 6 months or so. They are changing so much when they are little. As children get older, they don't seem as though...

When I started my photography career, I was like most newbies in the industry. I was constantly looking at other artist's’ work and comparing my photos to theirs. I would try to replicate someone else’s picture and criticize myself for my post-processing flaws. It is...

So you want to write a book? I come from a set of very creative parents - between the two of them, they are writers, painters, photographers, and musicians (piano, bass guitar, accordion). That creative gene is pulsing through my veins, and sometimes I just follow...

We're hustlin' for the holidays and having the BEST time with our seasonal marketing, with these holiday marketing postcard pack designs! There's a lot of love in the NAPCP Member Community for these beautiful Artifact Uprising postcards. We feel it, and it is so special to...