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SAMANTHA SHANNON PHOTOGRAPHY

If you’ve been around the photography space for a while, you’ve probably noticed that there’s no shortage of incredible wedding photography publications.  As a photographer, getting your photos published in a magazine, whether in print or online, can have so many benefits. It’s no wonder that photography submissions are often a part of a photographer’s […]

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Welcome to part one of my 4-part series on my approach to family photo sessions. Over the last decade, I’ve refined the way I photograph families to make the process enjoyable and authentic for each family, as well as something that can be reproduced so that the feel that you see in my portfolio is […]

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Since there aren’t any sessions going on during quarantine, I’ve been using this time to do all the behind the scenes homework that photography businesses normally do in January.  I thought I’d pop on to the blog and share some how-to posts on each of these things! Today I’m sharing with you how I do […]

This post has been on my to do list for a while now (okay, years), and to be honest it’s ALWAYS changing!  When I first started around 2010, I stalked every single photography blog I could find and pretty much read and watched whatever they told me to!  There are definitely way more resources out […]

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