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Let’s deconstruct a holiday mini-session!

Hey photographers! Are you shopping for Christmas decorations in August? Buying everything green and red in store? Sounds like you are getting ready for a holiday mini-session (or 60!). My Holiday minis have become one of my favourite photography sessions of the year, and certainly the one that sells out the fastest. As my email […]

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10 Ways to Capture Fun Fall Family Photos

fall family photos

With the show that Mother Nature puts on, it’s no wonder that everyone wants fall family photos! The vibrant colours, diffused light, and cooler temperatures mean one thing to photographers worldwide: busy season is here! Here are some ideas that your clients will love for their fall family photos! 1. It’s all about the leaves […]

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Posing inspiration for large families

Families come in all shapes and sizes, and you may find yourself stumped for posing ideas when having to photograph large families of 6 or more people. We’ve asked students from the Family Retreat to share some posing inspiration for large families. The formal portrait Start with posing the parents (or the central figures for […]

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Styling Tips for Family Photography

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Chances are good that your family photography clients will look to you, the photographer, for styling tips for their upcoming family session. And that’s a good thing! Clothing choices can truly make or break a session, and it’s a consideration that is often overlooked in the planning stages of contracts, retainers, location scouting, etc. Wardrobe […]

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Fun Ideas for Holiday Sessions

I wanted to share a few ideas I’ve used in my Holiday Sessions that you might want to try in your studio! You know how there are lots of little overlays you can place on your images in Photoshop? Well…that’s NOT what I used in this image! (well..not entirely) I picked up a glassless decorative […]

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