• Babies,  Family,  photography

    DIY Wildflower Crown Session!

    When you have a canvas this cute and still willing to pose a little you take advantage of it (but not too much or they get burnt out and won’t “cheese,” anymore.) I was feeling extra this day. So I handmade her wildflower crown from the flowers on our lawn. This little pink one was the second rendition. The first got a little beat up as she kept throwing it off. By the 2nd flower crown she didn’t want to throw it as much. 😀 Children’s photographers have to have patience. They also know you have to find something the child enjoys and let them be them. The best way…

  • Babies,  Family,  photography

    At Home DIY Cake Smash Session

    Let’s discuss how to create a simple, diy cake smash for your baby. First you’ll need to find a room in your home with great light. In my house this is our dining room, which is good because our table isn’t too hard to clear and move by myself. Preferably you want windows on two sides of the room providing indirect, soft light. If the sun light is falling directly in the line of sight of your camera, you’ll have harsh shadows. Areas in the photo will be under or overexposed. Once you’ve picked the perfect spot in your home for lighting you’ll need a white sheet and a disposable…