Photography Tips: Posing for Family Pictures

Posing for Family Pictures: To Be or Not to Be Told How to Pose

The question I get asked often is: “Do you direct your clients in their family pictures?” Yes. I’m usually behind the camera, but I have been in front of a dozen cameras— sometimes all at once(!) with photographers who did not really direct to those who told me exactly everything that they wanted me to do. For me, I was more confident when I was directed and my favorite photos came from that experience. But, I also know when to just observe … For Arlene and Derek’s maternity-family portraits at Seattle’s Discovery Park, they prepared me for their self-proclaimed awkwardness in front of the camera yet they were simply loving and sweet to me. By watching how they are together naturally made these images happen.

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Why I Don’t Show Large Family Group Photos

Confession: A family of three is easiest to work with (for me). Okay, let me explain… I can better visualizeView full post »

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Photo Shoot Spots vs Locations

This family met me at Portland IKEA for their photo shoot… I am looking for new spots for photo shoots withinView full post »

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Shooting for Our Adoption or Fertility Treatments

I am still accepting bookings to help with our adoption journey. Happy New Year!! May 2017 be the best year for youView full post »

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Baby Milk Bath Photos with Mommy

Baby Milk Bath Photos… and Boudoir Photography? Boudoir Photography doesn’t necessarily mean “nakedView full post »