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Kids on Pics, episode 3: Rule of thirds
This lesson is more so about composition. Composition is a big word for kids. I like to explain the rule...
Kids on Pics, episode 2: How to take a selfie
I am a self-portrait photographer, meaning my kids are constantly seeing me take creative fun images of myself. Whether I'm...
Kids on Pics, episode 1: Getting started with your iPad camera
With kids being required to use technology more and more each day, whether it be for a class, turning in...
Summer photography fun with kids: Water refraction
Last year I ran a series of articles on summer photography fun for kids, like capturing bursting water balloons. This...
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...
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 pick a location with stunning light for family photos
(Editor’s Note: We welcome Jemma Pollari to Photofocus. Jemma is a photographer on the Sunshine Coast in Australia, where she photographs...
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...
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...
Special Kids Photography of America: Photographing children with special needs
While wandering the show floor at WPPI, I came across the Special Kids Photography of America booth, which had images...
Portrait Tips: How to photograph people on snow
When people play in the snow they always have fun. It often ends in tears, but there's always a lot...
Portrait Tips: The solution to the Cuteness Zone
"1200 pictures??? How is that even possible ...?" You've said that to yourself after a shoot, right? There's a certain...

Kids on Pics, episode 3: Rule of thirds

This lesson is more so about composition. Composition is a big word for kids. I like to explain the rule of thirds to my kids as the place they position things in their photos. Sometimes it is not best to

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Kids on Pics, episode 2: How to take a selfie

I am a self-portrait photographer, meaning my kids are constantly seeing me take creative fun images of myself. Whether I’m splattered in blacklight paint or rocking a crazy makeup look, my kids see it all. Mostly because I am shooting

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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: The solution to the Cuteness Zone

“1200 pictures??? How is that even possible …?” You’ve said that to yourself after a shoot, right? There’s a certain sense of dread associated with it. “She’s a newborn; she didn’t even change poses!” But it happens to all of

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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

Read More

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: The solution to the Cuteness Zone

“1200 pictures??? How is that even possible …?” You’ve said that to yourself after a shoot, right? There’s a certain sense of dread associated with it. “She’s a newborn; she didn’t even change poses!” But it happens to all of

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