portraits Tag

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who helped us celebrate our birthday last week and submitted to our Instagram Contest with #NAPCPBDAY! We absolutely loved seeing all of your beautiful photos and favorite things. Here are a few of our favorites! From left to right, top...

With the Image Competition in full swing, we asked our judges to share some of their expertise with our members for submitting the very best images.  Here is some excellent advice from Tim Walden: When evaluating photography I like to compare it to standing on two...

You have just received the email from your family photographer that your image gallery is ready to view! So you hit the link, open up the gallery, excited to see all of the beautiful pictures of your children and family. But then you see a...

Inspiration - The parents moved into their brand new house just before Teagan was born so I wanted to show the warmth in the house where Teagan will grow up. Favorite Element - Definitely Teagan. She was absolute perfection. With a little bit of my help,...

One of my favorite things about my job is returning to visit one of my families. I love watching them grow and change as people and as a unit. I met this family once before. We played in a field and their shy little girl...

I love photographing chunky six month olds!  At this stage in life, babies are just starting to discover the world around them.  They are growing rapidly and very active, but more often than not, they are still a little wobbly; not fully...

You’ve counted their fingers.  You’ve counted their toes.  The newest member of your family is finally here after months and months of waiting and dreaming.  There is no other time that is filled with such joy and innocence.  You take a million...

Many people have asked me for recommendations regarding photography equipment, which camera, lens, etc. First off, I have to admit that I'm a Canon girl, so I am most familiar with the Canon lineup, however you can easily find comparable products from Nikon, Sony, or...

Besides the actual photo shoot, one of the things I love doing with my clients is sitting down with them to whittle down the many fabulous images to the favorite few. This is a process that generally takes about one hour, sometimes longer, sometimes less....

So many of my clients stress over finding the "perfect look" for their session and I agree, it can be a bit stressful.  It's hard to know what to wear, is the sitting going to be a more vintage look? Whimsy? Urban? All these things...