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Category Archives: kids portraits

sand + water: the perfect family portrait session | mission bay beach, san diego, california

I know when children hear that it’s time to have their picture taken you get all sorts of reactions. Some kids like to pose, some embrace the idea of having their photo taken and some just tolerate the experience. But when you add sand and water, by default, kids just really enjoy their portrait session […]

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how to photograph kids: where should the session take place? | phoenix child photographer

A thoughtful question that we often get when booking a family portrait session: Where should the session take place? If possible, we will suggest beginning the session in the family’s home. Why the home you might ask? Well, we are big believers in having a portrait session take place in a spot that has some […]

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how to photograph kids: a sharp or non-sharp photo | phoenix children’s photographer

“Sharpness is a bourgeois concept.” Henri Cartier Bresson What is a successful photograph? A sharp photograph v a non-sharp photograph – are either of the above photos bad pictures? Is a photograph bad because it is not sharp? If a photograph is sharp, does that make it a good photo? Cartier Bresson’s statement reminds us […]

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a beautiful family in paris | family and children’s portrait photographer

There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million. Walt Streightiff Living in Paris for a few years during childhood – how awesome! Great museums, tons of culture, learning a new language, gorgeous scenery, history around every corner – I have to admit I’m jealous. How […]

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happy 3rd birthday | scottsdale family photographer

This little guy is just so darn cute. I can’t stand it. A little over three years ago, his mom had her maternity photos done at about 34 weeks. Thank goodness, because not soon after, she went into labor and had cute little A a few weeks early. His mom decided to have him photographed […]

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