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Portrait Photography Hesitation is something many people experience.

Portrait Photography Hesitation: Why you don’t need retouching

Capturing moments in time. That’s what portrait photography is all about. However, when it comes to getting our pictures taken, many of us tend to be reluctant to get it done. We experience portrait photography hesitation. Perhaps we feel a bit old or aren’t too happy with our weight, blemishes, acne or other conditions we may […]

Embracing Gap-Toothed Smiles and Braces Children’s Portrait Photography

Embracing Gap-Toothed Smiles and Braces Children’s Portrait Photography

Picture this: you have been aching to set up a professional portrait photography session, but one or more of your children just lost a baby tooth and is now sporting a gap-tooth smile. Should you wait for the adult tooth to grow in, or do you capture the cute but gapped smile? Personally, I love […]

family portraits

The Importance of Preserving Family Portrait Images for Anzac Day

25 April marks Anzac Day, a day we recognise and remember all those who have served on behalf of Australia and New Zealand. This day can help bring us together to learn about family history, dig through old photographs, and commemorate loved ones. It is critical to properly care for, store, and display historic family […]

getting young children photos

Portrait Photography: Getting Young Children to Cooperate

Photo shoots involving children can be a challenge, whether the little ones are extremely active, camera-shy, or have a very short attention span. Thankfully, there are many ways to help make your portrait photography session a success. Keep scrolling to learn more: Choose the Right Timing A word to the wise: please, never book a […]

Where to hang your family photos

Where to Hang Your Family Portrait Photos

Hanging framed photographs can liven up boring walls, personalise your space, and keep fun memories close at hand. However, not all walls and rooms are created equally. Your family portrait photos may begin to deteriorate if they experience too many extremes and variations in light, humidity, and heat. Here are several tips for hanging your […]

4 tips for your upcoming photo sessions

Did You Eat Too Many Easter Sweets? 4 Tips for Your Upcoming Photo Session

If you are like me, you may have nibbled on a few too many chocolate treats last weekend and in the days leading up to Easter. The only thing that makes this overindulgence worse is the knowledge of an upcoming photo shoot and the insecurities that may come with it. However, don’t despair! There is […]

newborn portraits

Guidelines for Choosing Newborn Photography Props

Infant portraits sessions typically occur in the first few months of birth, when the baby will sweetly sleep no matter his or her surroundings, outfit, or pose. Although there are many different toys, blankets, and other objects that you could include in the shoot, it is better to start simply. After all, you want all of […]

maternity portraits

4 Things to Know About Maternity Portraits

Do you only capture your growing baby belly with a quick weekly selfie? Do you wish you had pictures taken during your first pregnancy and plan to do so this time around? Although the chances are that you already made your formal pregnancy announcement to friends and family, there is still plenty to celebrate. Professional […]

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Discovering Damaged Portraits: How I Saved a Family Photo

I was recently at my mother’s house in the country, and I found a huge box full of photographs. Luckily, it was a plastic box with a plastic lid, so we can assume that most of the creepy-crawly things out in the country might not have gotten into the box to make a mess and […]

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5 Reasons to Choose an Outdoor Photo Shoot Location Instead of the Studio

Studios have numerous benefits for portrait sessions, including full light and climate control. However, since you have the option to book an outdoor session, have you ever considered that it might be preferable? From the variety of backgrounds to the natural joy that comes from being outside, here are five reasons to consider booking a […]