The Pressure of Perfection – Teen Girls and Anxiety
It’s Official I am a Certified Professional Photographer- Now What does That Mean?
We have a Problem More than ever teen anxiety is on the rise! I have been a volunteered with our youth group for the last 6 years. Repeatedly I hear about how much stress the kids, especially girls, in our program are facing. I know so many girls who have faced or are facing […]
The Importance of Prettiness | Empowering Girls Beyond their Appearance.
I got my gold tube from the PPA in the mail this weekend! …and look, I have letters after my name! What does it mean to be a Certified Professional Photographer? Most career fields have different certifications, accreditations, and/or licenses. A Certified Photographer has met the standards established by the PPA (Professional Photographers of […]
5 Reasons for a Pre-Consultation | Austin Senior Photographer
My Dilemma I must admit… One of my prouder motherhood moments is hearing that my 9-year-old daughter’s response to someone telling her that her clothes weren’t the right brand was “well, you are just shallow.” If you know me personally, you know that could care less about superficial things. I don’t follow trends or celebrities. […]
Senior Pictures | What Makes a Great team EIGHTEEN Member?
There might not be a busier year than Senior Year… Why then, in the middle of the busiest year of your life is it important to schedule a Pre-Consultation????? I am a HUGE fan of pre-session consultations. Here are five of my favorite reasons: 1. A Pre-Session Consultation with your Austin Senior Photographer helps […]
A Photographer’s own Extended Family Portraits | Austin Family Photography
Most people who specialize in Senior Pictures do some sort of model program. For the last couple of years I have researched them… studied them… dabbled with them… but I couldn’t get fully behind them because of the whole “model” idea. One program that I studied promotes the possibility of national exposure… a nation wide […]
It might be a sign that I am getting old, but extended family portraits are becoming more and more important to me. Honestly a lot of photographers cringe at large, extended family photos. You have to do deal with a lot of people and it is hard to be creative in your posing. Rarely will […]