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Adoption Profile Photography: 5 tips to help your clients get to the top of the stack As a lifestyle family photographer in Los Angeles I’ve photographed all kinds of families. Recently, I’ve had the honor of photographing some families who

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Every photographer has different needs, and so every photographer will have different items in their bag.  Click here to see what’s in our bags and the bags of your peers  But photography can be an expensive profession or hobby; so

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This beautiful mama Jill is expecting her first baby this summer with her military husband. They currently live in D.C. where she owns her own sugar cookie decorating business called Pretty Little Sugar Cookies. When Jill first contacted me, I

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7 Must Haves for the Pint Sized Photographer in Your Life

photo credit: Tamara Barclay Photography | IG: @tamarabarclayphotography | FB 7 Must-Haves for the Pint-Sized Photographer in Your Life Some of the most popular images on our Instagram feed are of little ones with cameras (real or toy) in their hands

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5 Ways to Stay Cool on Your Summer Photo Shoots

High summer temps (especially here in the Southwest!) can be tricky and can sometimes make for a significantly slower photography season. Without careful planning, the summer heat can turn those sweet sessions, well . . . sour. But it doesn’t have

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What to Wear for Family Photos-Top 5 Tips from Professional Family Photographers

What to Wear in Family Photos: Top 5 Tips from Professional Photographers Moms and Dads are always looking for help with what to wear in family photos. We turned to our community of Professional Photographers for their tried and true tips!

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Advice for New Photographers |Life + Lens Blog Community Post

  We recently started a new “getting to know you” series on our Instagram and one of our first questions was “What advice would you give a new photographer?” We got so many great responses  from our awesome community that we

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maternity milk bath

How to Create a Maternity Milk Bath Maternity milk bath photography is all the rage at the moment.   The white color of the milk really makes the subject pop and it also creates that ethereal effect to the images. Being in water

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How to Photograph Catchlights in the Eyes A catchlight is a light source that causes a reflective highlight off of the surface of the subject’s eye in an image. Portrait photographer’s seek catchlights because they add dimension and life to

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Gifts for Photographers 2016 | Holiday Gift Guide

Gifts for Photographers | 2016 Edition The holidays are here and it’s time for another photographer gift giving guide including some of our and your (thanks to Instagram) favorite gifts for photographers. You may want to pin, bookmark, tweet, email,

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