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4 Foolproof Tips for First Day of School Photos!

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It’s back to school time again! That first day of school can be a little chaotic getting everyone dressed, fed and out the door on time, let alone trying to take a picture before you leave! Here are my 4 foolproof tips for easy and painless First Day of School Photos! 1. Scope out an […]

Beach Photography Tips

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Q: “What tips do you have for beach photos? My family is headed to beach and we want to get the kids together for some informal beach pictures. Any basic pointers? Or just shoot away?   lol” A: This is a popular question and chances are you might be headed to the beach this summer too, […]

Want to know my camera settings?

Happy Monday!  I secretly love Mondays.  The house is quiet and it’s a chance to get ramped up for the week ahead. When I first started on my photography journey, I remember wanting to pull my hair out and saying, “why won’t someone just tell me what settings to use!”   What I came to […]

How To Save Your Camera Phone Photos

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I confess … I am addicted to my iPhone! While my fancy dSLR does get a workout on a regular basis,  I find it so convenient to use my camera phone to capture every day life.  Lately, I have been getting the dreaded message that my memory is full and I can’t take more photos! […]

7 Creative Ways to Print your Instagram Photos

Great ideas on how to print instagram photos

Tired of having all of your photo memories trapped in your phone?  The BPC team has put together a list of some fun and creative ways to get your Instagram photos out of your phone, into print, and on display!  You don’t have to be a crafty genius for these super simple ideas.  Some of […]

Behind the Scenes // Tips for Shooting Indoors

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Happy Valentine’s Day!  I’m sharing some personal photos of My Lil Valentines over on the Kristin Tatem Photography blog today!   But for my BPC Valentines, I am sharing a behind the scenes peek at the lighting for these pictures along with some tips for shooting indoors!  As I mentioned in our last behind the scenes post, when […]

Sweet & Easy Photo Valentines

Photography tutorial, tips and tricks

Valentine’s Day is this friday!  If you have kids you will probably be frantically running to the store to purchase some pre-made cartoon cards for their classroom parties, wishing you had time to make all those elaborate valentines you’ve been eyeing on Pinterest.  Ain’t nobody got time for that! So I thought I would share […]

Behind the Scenes

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Happy New Year!   As I sit here and reflect on 2013, it all seems to have gone by so quickly.   It was around this time last year that we found out I was pregnant with baby number three, a complete surprise.  Nothing like a baby on the way, to make you prioritize your […]

Taking product photos that make you more money!

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I believe that some business owners underestimate the importance of good photography in branding their businesses. Researchers have found that the brain makes decisions in just a 20th of a second of viewing a webpage. One way to grab their attention is with great photography. Great photos increase engagement and interactions as well as sell more […]