Category

Articles

Must Have Mama Tubes

Posted In: Articles
I have been photographing Maternity for 20 years this year and over the years I have designed hundreds of Maternity gowns for my expecting clients. However my newborn clients also love wearing Maternity gowns for their newborn sessions. The challenge with many Maternity gowns is they are transparent. What do you do for the modest Mama? Mama Tubes! These tubes are great for using in Maternity sessions on their own, or to use under gowns so that they are not transparent. You can buy one color or a pack of various shades. I thi[...]

Transition your Way to Greatness

Posted In: Articles
Do you photograph maternity sessions? I have for 20 years now and I can't believe how so many things have changed, while stay the same. When I started we just used Mens tshirts and fabric, a trend that is still used to this day! Many Photographers tell me they get in a rut, or get stuck on the same pose. Shooting Maternity is not easy, you need to direct and guide your subject who may or may not move so easily. One way to cure being in your rut is to transition - and do it in threes ie look up, look down, look to the side[...]
San Francisco

Transitioning Newborns

Posted In: Articles
Learning how to transition newborns is essential in having a good workflow. I do transitional posing, and pose transitioning. Read the first 7 pages of my Guide - TransitonalandPoseTransitioningmini Want more? Join our Members site in which the entire 15 page guide is available. (use code savelifetime to get lifetime access for $149.00 or join for $25. a month)[...]
Paris, FR

Working with Siblings

Posted In: Articles
I was photographing children long before I was a newborn Photographer. I also took a few years of child development in school and was a teachers aide. So I knew very well how to work with children. Knowing what they are developmentally capable of is super important because you won't waste time trying to do something the child can't or won't do. Posing with Children requires quite a few things... 1 - patience 2 - knowledge of age development 3 - control of the situation 4 - reward (if applicable) 5 - assista[...]