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how to photograph kids: taking great pictures on halloween | children’s portrait photographer phoenix

The kids have been waiting for this day since Christmas – Halloween is here! Both my girls asked me why there is school on Halloween. I guess that’s a fair question in the minds of a 5 and 8 year old. This is the super holiday and why should any of the day be wasted […]

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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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how to photograph kids: in motion | scottsdale family portrait photographers

Children running, playing, jumping, just having a good time are some of my favorite photos. Personalities jump right out of the picture. Another of my favorites are kids on a carousel. Not a stale, flat picture but one that conveys the motion of the ride. But how do you do this? How can you keep […]

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how to photograph kids: outside at the worst time of the day | scottsdale family portrait photographer

When we schedule children’s portrait sessions, we always suggest starting an hour or so before sunset. The light is just perfect, that sweet beautiful light that makes photographs so, so gorgeous. Aaahhh but what happens when you want to photograph a child at the worst time of the day? Mid day sun is unforgiving. It […]

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