When the Kim family scheduled theirfamily portrait session, they explained to Terri that this was their very first family shoot! She was eager to put them at ease and guide them through the shoot process.
Using your favorite family portrait session images as decoration for your home is a no brainer, right?
But did you know doing so leads to happier, more stable kids?
Dispersing your family photos around your house gives your home a homier feel, gives visitors an idea of what a fun family you are and serves a beautiful little reminders of your growing family. What parent doesn't love looking at a photo of their hormonal teenager as an adorable, cherubic baby. :D
So, your child's Bar/Bat Mitzvah was gorgeous, the food was great and everyone danced the night away! Not too long after your party, you get an email with a gallery of images from the fantastic night.The photographs capture the mitzvah's essence, everyone looks wonderful and they take you back to all the sweetness & fun of the night. Yay! You love them!
Sometimes timing is off & unexpected...Which is always uncomfortable but here is a great example of embracing the unexpected and making the best of it.
While adventuring in the city with Dan and Dakota during their engagement session, they got separated from Terri and stuck on the opposite side of busy 4 lane NYC traffic. Instead of panicking that she was apart from her clients or just idly waiting to cross, Terri took this moment to capture the couple in a totally casual moment.
Let's face it ... for some people being photographed is not fun. It's understandable and I bet we have all been there. I know I have. It is something that can be easily overcome with a little bit of carefree, child-like wonder and being open to a little adventure... even if it's just in your backyard.
Boudoir Photography: a short history & tips for your shoot
In 1920, nearly 100 years after the first photograph was taken, boudoir photography was created. Despite being invited in the early days of Prohibition, it's popularity grew. In those days, it not only illegal to imbibe spirits but it was also illegal to possess nude photography... even if it was of you!
The best things are never rushed! So, you can start prepararing for your session a couple of weeks before your shoot date. Believe it or not, there's a bit to think about before you step in front of the lens. But don't worry, here are some tips to help you to bring your A game to any shoot.