Category Archives: Good to know

8 tips to slow down childhood

After working with families for 15+ years now, I’ve learned a thing or two about parenthood. Something that has stuck with me is how everyone seems to feel that their days with the kids go on forever, but somehow the years still seem to go by (way too) fast. I don’t have kids, but I...

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10 helpful blog posts about documentary newborn and family photography

1 – What are documentary family sessions? During a documentary newborn or family session you’ll go about your day as you normally do, and it is the photographer’s job to observe and take pictures without prompts, posing or intervention. 2 – How documentary sessions differ from lifestyle sessions To inspire you and me, I asked some family...

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Digital files aren’t “forevers”

Recently my friend’s hard drive crashed. She is good about backing up her hard drives, but for whatever reason she did not have a copy of this one. We were talking about how we always think “I’ll get to that later”. She heard back from a place that recovers files from dead hard drives. They...

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Life lessons disguised as photography lessons from Sam Abell

Recently I flew down to Los Angeles for a workshop with Sam Abell – a wise kind man who worked for National Geographic for many – many! – years. Even though the workshop was about developing your vision as a documentary photographer, I wrote a post on how some of the wisdoms he imparted can...

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JENNA CHRISTINA PHOTOGRAPHY

 

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