Archive for February, 2016
Follow your passions and pursue your calling. It might not be easy to do, but it’s possible with hard work and some faith. Steven Le of Thee Photo Ninja is living a fulfilled life because he’s doing what he loves to do. Read his story and be inspired to live life to the fullest!
I love high school senior portrait photography. There’s just something magical about capturing such a memorable moment in someone’s young life. Check out Becci Hutter’s work in this issue and see what a natural artist she is. Her photos are creative and stunning.
Do you like vintage photos? Then you’re in for a treat. Lauren Adams of La Ren Originals is a talented portrait photographer that does quite a bit of work with vintage and pinup photography.
Newborn photography has a unique way of touching people’s hearts. It takes a special photographer to capture such precious moments. Whitney Michele is a skilled artist that has a knack for making beautiful newborn images.
The path to becoming a professional photographer is not an easy one, and there’s many ways to do it. The key is to be open to opportunities and to be willing to evolve and adapt your craft. Chris Winton-Stahle shares on this topic with words of wisdom learned from years of experience.
Inspiration can come from anything. When you’re inspired, be sure to conceptualize how you want to move forward with the shoot. Doing so will help you manage your resources and execute your ideas. Sian Robertson provides some excellent tips.
Sian Robertson Photography
Getting a professional photo taken can be a very personal experience. Fortunately, there are photographers out there that get this. Kimberly Billings, of Kimberly Ann Photography, has a special talent. She’s able to draw out the best out of her clients in every photo shoot, and it shows in her work. With Kimberly, clients can expect not only to walk alway with terrific photos, but also a great experience and lasting memories.
Teenage years can be difficult, and making it through high school can be challenging. Lauren Harris, of Lauren Blair Photography, aims to help high school senior girls see how special and beautiful they are through her photos. It’s amazing to see Lauren’s clients so happy and confident about themselves in images Lauren captures.
When your day job doesn’t feel like work, you know you’ve hit the jackpot. Few are fortunate enough to find an opportunity that allows for this feeling. Kristeen Waddell has. She’s cut back on hours as a digital marketer and will soon go full-time as a photographer with KristeenMarie Photography. Read what she has been doing to establish herself in this career move.
It’s easy to get stretched thin when one is working as a professional photographer. Sometimes it can be more important to specialize than to take on too many jobs across different genres. Erika Nelly, of Erika Nelly Photography, managed to stay true to herself and stick to what she loves doing, which is lifestyle, pinup and boudoir photography.
Being a newborn photographer is an honor. Parents are trusting a photographer to not only capture precious innocent moments, but to also handle little loved ones with care. Lorraine, of Ellie J Photography, has much experience in this genre, and has written many published articles on the topic of baby safety. Check out her piece in this month’s issue to learn of some tips all newborn photographers can keep in mind during their sessions.
Do you think camera phones are capable of taking good photos? I believe so, but unfortunately not everyone agrees. Our friend John Bennett talks a little about the stigma behind camera phone photos, and gives us a different perspective on how we should view the overall process we go through when a photo is taken.
Kimberly Ann Photography