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So you’re a new photographer, and you’ve got your first photoshoot lined up. What now? How can you make sure it goes smoothly? If you’re wondering how to prepare for a photoshoot, I’ve rounded up my best tips for new photographers that you can use to make sure your photoshoot goes well. How to Prepare […]

Today, I’m sharing three simple tips to achieving a light and airy style in your next photo edit. You know those soft, light-filled photos you see on my portfolio? That’s light and airy, and these 3 light and airy editing tips can help you achieve that look using just Lightroom! The tutorial comes with one […]

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This year, I’ve focused on how I can improve SSP’s client experience. What can I take off of client’s plates so that they can show up to sessions relaxed and ready to enjoy their family time? How can I serve them? One of the things that has been a landmark thing for the client experience […]

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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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