Simple photography business part 1: Equipment

Applying minimalism to our photography work does not mean that we have to function on bare bones with as little gear as possible, never travel to conferences, or purchase classes – it’s more about being able to differentiate the essential tools from excess things. The newest camera body, the sharpest lens, the shiniest laptop… The...

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You are doing an amazing job

Two years ago one of my bestest friends in the entire world had a baby, but I couldn’t join her in Sweden until baby was already 3 weeks old. This is why I asked Minna (an amazing fellow documentary family photographer in Stockholm) to go take Fresh 48 pictures for her. Fast-forward to a few...

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Families who have the most relaxed documentary sessions do these 7 things

While lifestyle sessions often seek to emulate the happy, bright, beautiful parts of real life, documentary photography is about capturing the real thing – which can feel a bit daunting to some. Here are some shifts that I have noticed make a difference in how relaxed a family feels during their documentary family session: 1....

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11 gestures I would regret not having photographed

Moments with hands and gestures are something I find myself chasing at every session. Sometimes moments happen so fast that I might miss them, and these are some gestures I would have been really sad to have missed: 1 – Baby Cecilia was brand new, and her parents had their arms around each other while...

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JENNA CHRISTINA PHOTOGRAPHY

 

Documentary newborn and family photographer serving San francisco Bay Area, San Jose, Oakland, Berkeley, Santa Cruz and surrounding areas

 

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