6 Tips for the Phone Camera

Is your main camera the phone camera? I have some tips for you. For the holidays: Photography portraits. First of all choose a fabulous background.  If you don’t have one…create one by de cluttering the background and showing details pertaining to the holiday. Make sure that there are not pointy objects coming out of people’s…

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Looking for a Good Photo Holiday Card Idea?

In search for DIY fun ways to create your own holiday cards …. I was in the lobby of my building while they were setting up the Christmas tree. Three people were putting up the lights and at one point they had to remove a whole string and it all fell on the ground and…

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How to Create a Photo Story for each Beautiful Event.

Do you have tons of photographs in a folder in our computer?  Just sitting there? You can do short videos or a long book….  Or several short books. Your own photo story. Either way, start creating your own family history and adventures! Edit your images and start lining them up.  How will you introduce the…

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Backgrounds and Family Photos

Do you want to learn how to create your own background for your photographs? There are several fun editing softwares you can use.  Some you will need to pay and others are for free. Here is a video of how I made and used this house for a background.  This was done with Photoshop. They…

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10 Tips for a Successful Photo Session with your Toddler!

I am going to work a bit more around the idea of costumes, seasons, and family photographs. My last post about baby photography was all about showing different costumes and telling you all to just have a great time. Meanwhile I received a few e mails asking me how to do a successful photo session…

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Kids and Costumes

Costume Season has arrived! Halloween just went by and now were are getting close to Thanksgiving. A great time to photograph family gatherings and take advantage of the decorations and festivities. December will be time for elves,Santas, colors pertaining to different cultures and lots of fun backgrounds for your family photos. Time for kids and…

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Wrapping: Baby Photography

Styling photo shoots! The best thing about photographing your baby is that you can style with so many things that you have at home.   These could be good ideas for holiday photos! Wrapping is so much fun: Adds color and texture to your photographs. Darker tones for serious shots. Bright colors for rainy days. Use…

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Getting ready for the holiday photos

So how are you doing your  holiday photos? Are you going to be doing family portraits?  Are you taking a fabulous photo of your baby?  What are you all going to wear?  I started looking at Pinterest for some ideas and look at what I found: Some horrible costumes, some funny, some serious and a…

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Just Back from Edinburgh: The Museum of Childhood

Just back from Edinburgh and going through all my photos and remembering the places I went to.  There is a small museum called the Museum of  Childhood off of the Royal Mile. It was the strangest and most interesting place.  It’s a rather small museum. There is a large display of old toys and dolls.…

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What’s Inside The Photo Bag? Travel Packing.

Inside the photo bag, the new waxed canvas that I so love.  The bag that can be worn as a go-t0-bag or a photo bag…And I am digressing! What’s inside my Photo Bag? photo not included: 2 plugs so that I can use my electronics in England and Scotland.  So I bought a Mac Air…

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