Cannon Beach Photo Shoot | Before & After Edits

Photography is a form of visual art.  Have you ever wondered what a portrait artist means when they talk about retouching or editing a photograph? Maybe you didn't realize that a professional portrait requires edits and retouching.  A professional portrait artist must know how to capture a person or people using the camera, the scenery, proper … Continue reading Cannon Beach Photo Shoot | Before & After Edits

Top Things To Avoid For High School Senior Portraits

1. Lack of sleep the night before your portrait session. This is incredibly important and overlooked. A good nights sleep will give you the energy you need for the camera! Believe it or not, but the camera picks up poor posture and baggy eyes better than the eye. While, of course, we can always edit … Continue reading Top Things To Avoid For High School Senior Portraits

How to Prepare for Your Family Portrait Session: Choosing Outfits

Your family is growing up.  Your children are changing every time you turn around. Time does not wait. It may have been years since you've captured your family in portraits and you know that you don't want to let another moment pass by.  Does planning a family portrait session sound overwhelming and stressful? No need … Continue reading How to Prepare for Your Family Portrait Session: Choosing Outfits

F.A.Q. for Newborn Portraits

Are you expecting and feeling nervous about newborn portraits? Working with a photographer to capture the beginning of your child's life is a very personal, intimate, and emotional process. You should feel ease and comfort with your family photographer and well prepared before your baby arrives. We want to share the most frequently asked questions … Continue reading F.A.Q. for Newborn Portraits

6 Wall Collage Ideas for Your Family Portraits

Hanging portraits on the wall is a special thing. It's sentimental and unique to each and every family. Portraits on the wall tell stories and show family members they are truly loved. Photography is a form of visual art. Photographs of special memories, places and  family members can and often should be the art on the … Continue reading 6 Wall Collage Ideas for Your Family Portraits