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As a mother to an active, energetic toddler, I am the first person to understand how tricky it is to get your children to sit still for a single picture! Although I specialize in lifestyle photography, I love to get posed photos here and there like any other parent.  I remember struggling to get posed […]

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Welcome to Part 3, the final post, in my Taking Better Photos of Your Children series! In Part One, I talk all about the importance of taking photos in good light, and in Part Two I delve into composition and action in photography. You do NOT need a fancy DSLR to take great photos, so check out Part One and Part Two if you haven’t already!

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Alright, everyone! Welcome back to Part Two of my Taking Better Photos of Your Children series! If you missed Part One, alllll about finding good light, you can read it here!  I am passionate about capturing Perry’s childhood, so I am so happy to be sharing my tips and tricks with you!

Photographs Boost Self Esteem - US Capitol Family Session

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Welcome to Part One of my Taking Better Photos of Your Children series! As most parents can probably relate, my phone is full of pictures of my son. I am wayyyy better with taking pictures of Perry with my phone than on my actual camera. We are so fortunate now that we constantly carry around a camera 24/7. I often think about how today’s infants are going to have thousands of photos and videos of them as children when they grow up. It’s crazy to think about. As I child, I remember flipping through photo albums and remembering and knowing each picture. Today’s children will just have so many to go through! With technology ever evolving, I do think it’s important to print photos and have them available in a tangible way, but that’s a whole other blog post…

A little boy kisses his baby sister in a field at sunset

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