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Portrait Tips: Pretty leaves don’t make a good portrait
This is a wonderful time of year. It's like the trees are throwing a big party for having survived another...
Portrait Tips: What was I wearing???
How do you know someone is a photographer? They only wear black clothing, of course. The stereotypical garb of photographers...
Mind Your Own Business: Staying relevant and keeping a positive mindset with Kay Eskridge
Welcome to Mind Your Own Business, the podcast that helps photographers improve their business and their lives! Today, we chat...
Portrait Tips: Just get in the water!
I recently moved back to Cache Valley, UT, which is where I started my photography business 12 years ago. It...
How to photograph a toddler: Three prompts for lifestyle family photos
(Editor's Note: We welcome Jemma Pollari to Photofocus. Jemma is a photographer on the Sunshine Coast in Australia, where she...
Try this droplet at-home macro photography project
It’s ain’t always easy to stay creative while stuck at home. Here’s a fun and easy macro photography project to...
Mind Your Own Business: Newborn photographer Kelly Brown discusses building trust with clients
Welcome to Mind Your Own Business, the podcast that helps photographers improve their business and their lives! Today, we chat...
Portrait Tips: How to photograph boys (let boys be boys)
If you've ever photographed a bunch of brothers all at once, you know they can be a handful. But the...
Capturing life at its most delicate moments: Becoming a NILMDTS photographer
When tragedy befalls a family through infant loss there is an opportunity to give an amazing gift. To the family...
Portrait Tips: How to ruin Thanksgiving in three easy steps!
Thanksgiving is next week in the U.S., and it's one of the biggest, most-celebrated holidays of the year. Family and...
Portrait Tips: You’re not done until your client is gone
This is what usually happens: You go to the park to meet your clients, you head to your secret portrait...
Portrait Tips: Crop the crud
Everyone knows that to make romantic, intimate-looking photos you need to be in a romantic kind of place. You'd better...

Portrait Tips: What was I wearing???

How do you know someone is a photographer? They only wear black clothing, of course. The stereotypical garb of photographers is a stereotype for a reason, and we’ll get to that. Fortunately, black isn’t the right color for everyone and

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Portrait Tips: Just get in the water!

I recently moved back to Cache Valley, UT, which is where I started my photography business 12 years ago. It was incredibly satisfying to receive calls for portraits from clients I hadn’t seen in nearly a decade. Dream photoshoot I

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Portrait Tips: Crop the crud

Everyone knows that to make romantic, intimate-looking photos you need to be in a romantic kind of place. You’d better build a strong relationship with the Italian restaurant nearby so you can make great pictures — I wonder if the

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Portrait Tips: Just get in the water!

I recently moved back to Cache Valley, UT, which is where I started my photography business 12 years ago. It was incredibly satisfying to receive calls for portraits from clients I hadn’t seen in nearly a decade. Dream photoshoot I

Read More

Portrait Tips: Crop the crud

Everyone knows that to make romantic, intimate-looking photos you need to be in a romantic kind of place. You’d better build a strong relationship with the Italian restaurant nearby so you can make great pictures — I wonder if the

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Portrait Tips: “It’s not about you!”

This is about mindset. Somehow, late in the last century, folks became worried about how they looked in photos. People my grandparents’ and parents’ ages were very concerned about how they looked. It trickled down into my generation, too. Kids

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Portrait Tips: Photograph the relationship

The one thing most worth photographing is the relationship between people. Everything else is documentary. When you make photographs, always be on the lookout for the photo that will reveal the relationships of the people. Watch for moments in-between poses

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