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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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10 steps to time travel

Step 1: Realize that this is a time in your life that you would like to time-travel back to Step 2: Find a documentary photographer in your area who’s style you like Step 3: Send the photographer a gushing note, and they will be so very excited to help you on your time travel project...

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How does the scheduling of documentary Fresh 48 pictures work?

Because births and babies are unpredictable, it can seem like scheduling a Fresh 48 newborn session can be tricky. As long as expectations are set at booking, you won’t have much to worry about. The great thing about documentary photography is that no matter what happens – nurses come in for checkups, baby gets their...

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Tips for documentary newborn sessions at home

With the rising popularity of perfectly orchestrated newborn photographs we forget the potential that photographs have in capturing real life, honest moments, and natural portraits. Through documentary pictures you can capture your bond, your dynamic, your devotion – and who you are as a family. Here’s a few mindset shifts that will help capture those...

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