Category Archives: Tips

My favorite documentary newborn and family session gear [updated]

It’s been a couple years since my latest family and newborn photography session gear update post – so it is about time for an update: Nikon D750 camera body The D750 camera body combined with the 35mm and 24mm 1.4 lenses are my favorite for low-light situations like dark rooms, non-bright indoor lights and births...

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Three simple happiness practices for busy parents

When Instagram came around, I was super excited for a new way to share my photography. It felt like a great space to share photographs, and to give love to others brave enough to post. Very quickly, Instagram turned into a place to mindlessly scroll. A place where I got paused mostly by things that...

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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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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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