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Introducing my tips and tricks for great 6 month old poses! Six months old is my absolute favorite age and the easiest time to get great pictures of your cutie. There are several reasons why this is the easiest age for picture taking. Most 6 month olds are starting to sit up, but not crawling, […]

6 Month Old Poses

Photography Tips

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The instructor of a very expensive course I took said photographers should never feature sunset silhouette photos on their website. The main reason for that is because it doesn’t take any real skill to create beautiful silhouettes. I followed his recommendation for my website, but I get a great reaction on Facebook and Instagram every […]

Sunset Silhouettes | Photography Tips

Kansas Photography, Photography Tips

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When I decided to become a professional photographer, I had no idea just how many specialties I’d have to master. Marketing and accounting are obvious ones. But, in addition to becoming a master of light, I was forced to become proficient in everything from newborn health/safety and customer relations to contractual law and meteorology. And […]

Kansas Weather | NE Kansas Photographer

Family, Kansas Photography, Manhattan KS, Photography Tips

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Please read these tips before including pets in your newborn photo session.

Tips for including Pets in Newborn Session

Newborn, Photography Tips

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Freezing bubbles is a really cool Winter activity to do with your kids!

How to Freeze Bubbles

Photography Tips

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Let’s mix it up and brainstorm some extra fun during your family photo session!

Fun Family Photo Ideas

Children, Family, Photography Tips

newborn nuggles
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  Check out these newborn photo tips and enjoy highlights from this newborn gallery! Get ready for those ovaries to twitch and ache!Sweet William was absolutely perfect for his newborn session. Tips for your Newborn Photo Session The number one tip I can give you going into your newborn photography session is to RELAX. Your […]

Newborn Photo Tips

Clients, Lifestyle, Newborn, Photography Tips

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There are plenty things about running a business that I don’t consider fun. Accounting, marketing, scheduling, repairs…bleh. But, taking pictures and playing with Photoshop are certainly fun parts for me! For most photographers, the fun ends when the camera goes back in the bag. I certainly enjoy the session itself the most. But, I also […]

Photoshop Fun

Cake Smash, Children, Photography Tips

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Beautiful photo session in Manhattan, KS with tips for your maternity pictures.

Tips for Maternity Pictures

Clients, Maternity, Photography Tips

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Picture Time and time to let it go! Are you totally excited? Or absolutely terrified! My best piece of advice?Let it go. I encourage you to share your visions and any inspirations, but seriously…just go with it.  You’ve picked the best photographer you can find, gotten your crew perfectly dressed and spit shined, and now […]

Let It Go

Clients, Family, Photography Tips