Imaging USA - Washington DC
It's the beginning of the year and I'm excited to be flying to Washington DC to attend one of the largest photography conferences by Professional Photographers of America (PPA) - Imaging USA. It's been two years since Imaging's last conference. The last conference I attended was in Nashville, TN. Due to Covid, last years conference was held digitally. It's been two years since I've seen many of my photography friends. This year will be even more special because my eldest son will be attending with me.
It's Snowing | Northern Virginia Family Photographer
This week in Northern Virginia, we have been pummeled with inches of snow and the frustration of many being stuck on Interstate I-95 or in your home without power.
Snow is a great prop for winter family pictures. There are several different poses that can be done with family pictures in the snow. Continuing reading to learn some of the ideas.
Los Angeles Photographer (Torrance) | 2021 is officially over!! Bring on 2022!!!!
Covid has impacted our lives in so many ways...good and bad. I'm not I'm not the only one, I went into 2021 thinking things were going to be a lot better than 2020. However, the year ended just as crazy as the previous year. Many families were hesitant to have their family pictures taken because of the unknowns dealing with Covid.
However, once I announced a family model call, things began to take off! Because of Covid, many families were wanting and in need of new family pictures in the area.
Headshots (Business Portraits) for Vader Air Owners
Early this year, I was contacted by the owners of Vader Air to photograph branding and headshot portraits for their business. Upon deciding on a desired portrait date and strategy for their portraits, I went to their business in Torrance, CA to photograph them and their employees.
Vader is a Air Force veteran own HVAC company serving the Greater Los Angeles area since 2005.
Storybox created for Northern Virginia Family
This beautiful Storybox will be the talk of your home. It was created for a Northern Virginia family to hold their amazing family pictures.
Here are three reasons you'll love this Storybox for your family.
✅ This keepsake box holding a various range of portraits - 5 to 30. These portraits will be displayed in the clients home.
✅ This Storybox has a beautiful USB with the corresponding digital image.
✅ This Storybox will be a handcrafted piece of luxury that will be handed down through generations.
Importance of Photographs with Dad
The week before Thanksgiving, Danny reached out to me to inquire about photography services for himself and his son. Because of the cold weather in the Northern Virginia area, we scheduled their portraits in a local studio in Fairfax, VA.
Upon entering the studio, the space was decorated with Christmas attire; lights, Christmas Trees, Pillows and more. It was ready for us to have a great time and make memories for Father and Son.
Family Pictures at Royal Lake Park
Have you heard of Royal Lake Park? It's a quaint little park in Fairfax County, VA. I haven't either until my client Dora, reached out about scheduling her family portraits and detailing this location for her family portraits in Northern Virginia. I was intrigued by the location based on what we discussed during our telephone conversation.
Family Pictures in Manassas, Virginia
Have you visited Manassas Battlefield during the fall? No?!? If you haven't, you must take a drive and go visit this amazing space. It is an amazing location to have family pictures. The park is full of history, tall grasses, beautiful fall foliage, and more. Making the Battlefield an excellent location for family portraits.
I was thrilled when Deb reached out to photograph her family photographed this fall in Northern Virginia. We decided to meet in Manassas at the Battlefield Park. Deb has three boys and they loved being photographed at the park. There is ample room to run around and have fun, climb on the canons, and more.
As we were taking portraits, the clouds in the sky was amazing (see picture below). We were able to get several amazing pictures of the boys having a great time. Deb will be able to showcase these amazing portraits in her family's home.
Fall Family Portraits in Occoquan, VA
Fall is a wonderful time of year to have your family's portraits taken, especially in Northern Virginia. A great location for family pictures is in Occoquan Regional Park. This beautiful family decided to have their family's portraits at the amazing location.
As you can see in the portrait below, it has beautiful fall foliage, bridges, and more. Making it a wonderful location for family pictures.
Why Is A Reveal Session Important
After having your family pictures taken, the Reveal Session is the next important thing on the list. Why? It's the moment many family look forward to - looking at their professionally retouched portraits. It's also an opportunity to relieve the moments your family's portraits were taken and think about how your family's portraits will decorate your home.
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