Archive for December, 2015
It’s the start of a new year and what better way to kick it off than with some adorable newborn pictures. Michelle Natoli is our featured photographer for this month and she graces us with her cute newborn, maternity and family photos. Check out her work, and definitely visit her website. She’s got a talent for capturing images of twins/triplets!
Can’t get enough of the baby pictures? Well, we’ve got some more for you. Heather Lee of Heather Burberry Photography specializes in newborn photography. You’ll find that she does an amazing job with color and light in her photos.
I always feel engagement and weddings photos taken outdoors and in the wild are magnificent. They’re so different and special. If you don’t know what I’m talking about just browse through Ashley Mueller’s body of work and you’ll get what I mean.
Captivated was the feeling I felt when I first saw Laura Zastrow’s engagement and wedding photos. She makes great use of light and poses to accentuate details in her images. The variety of emotions she’s able to elicit and capture really make her work priceless.
Being a professional photographer is not easy. The highs and lows of this job can jar one’s confidence and ability to create fine work. Sian Robertson shares her thoughts on the roller coaster of a journey she’s been on since getting into this industry.
Networking requires a measure of meeting with people in person. In doing so, one will be better able to invest in relationships and prepare for opportunities. This is a disciple that Chris Winton-Stahle understands and practices. Learn from his experiences and see what you can do to be more proactive about making connections in your line of work.
Photography by Michelle
Sian Robertson Photography
Investing in relationships should be viewed as a priority for any business. For Amanda Reed, it’s just a natural thing she does. Whether it be caring for family or interacting with clients before and after sessions, Amanda does her best to make people feel valued and appreciated. It’s a big reason why she’s been able to grow her business so fast.
Betty Wills is an accomplished photographer and writer. She has found success not by conforming to what has been taught or done, but by nurturing her creativeness and developing her own eye for things. This mindset has opened up her world to many creative opportunities.
The photography industry can be a tough field to work in. Competition can be fierce and critics can often be discouraging. Mandy Rosen has learned to ignore her detractors to pursue her love of fine art photography. Read how she’s overcome her hurdles and see if you can do the same.
I feel macro photography is a very unique genre. There’s almost something magical about it. Anna Tyrala is able to capture the small and fine details in the world through her nature and still life photography. She shares some of her work with us. I hopes it opens your eyes to new things.
Every opportunity has a potential for success and a risk for failure. Our friend Chris Winton-Stahle shares about a recent project he was commissioned for and how the trip affected him as a professional.
You’ll also find a video testimonial from Chris Winton-Stahle. He talks about the positive experiences he’s had with American Society of Media Photographers. Consider joining your local chapter and see what friends you can make and what opportunities you can explore.
Do you use strobes for your photography work? If not, read what Sian Robertson has to say about her experiences with them. The article is a simple and easy to read primer on strobes.
Amanda Reed Photography
Sian Robertson Photography