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Enhancing your skies with Connie Lawson

Natalie Grounds

Tags editing, outdoor photography, sky editing, sky overlays

Enhancing your skies with Connie Lawson

Enhancing your skies with Connie Lawson Outdoor sunset sessions are the ultimate wow factor! Clients adore the incredible backdrops in their images and photographers everywhere happy dance when the sky is just right and and they manage to capture a serious show stopper. Of course, while Mother Nature is often on our side, not every sunset session is going to be a winner. It’s extremely frustrating and stressful when your client’s expectations are not met due to the weather! It’s definitely something outside our control as photographers but it can be difficult for clients to understand why their images don’t...


5 newborn wrapping techniques with Victoria Burcusel

5 newborn wrapping techniques with Victoria Burcusel

5 newborn wrapping techniques with Victoria Burcusel Having a great understanding of how to wrap a baby confidentially in a newborn photo session makes a huge difference to your success in this genre of photography. We all know that a wrapped baby that feels safe and secure is generally a calm one. When we are trying to capture a gallery of beautiful images in a short period of time, the more strategies we have up our sleeve to keep our little models happy, the better. This video with Victoria from Little Stories Photography will help you take your wrapping techniques...


Maternity photography dos and don’ts with Emma Baker

Natalie Grounds

Tags maternity gowns, maternity posing, maternityphotography

Maternity photography dos and don’ts with Emma Baker

Maternity photography dos and don’ts with Emma Baker Maternity photography can be many things. Beautiful. Magical. Creative. Classic. Glamorous. For some, it’s an easy genre to photograph. Most of the time you’re working with adults so immediately things are a little less stressful. It really is much easier when your models are cooperative, isn’t it! But for many, this genre is a little confusing. What exactly can you do with two adults and a baby bump in one session? There are only so many times that you can say look this way and stand here. Look up, look down. It...


When the birthday boy just isn’t into it with Emma Baker

Natalie Grounds

Tags cake smash photography

When the birthday boy just isn’t into it with Emma Baker

When the birthday boy just isn’t into it with Emma Baker Oh baby, baby! How was I supposed to know … that you’d hate cake so much! Ha ha. Oh yes, we’ve all been there. Or maybe you’re just starting your cake smash photography journey. It’s easy to presume that the genre is all cupcakes and rainbows after we’ve had a few good sessions but the truth of the matter is that sometimes your little model just won’t be into it. Tears. Tantrums. Zero cake eating. Disappointed parents. Stressed photographers. It’s a mess (and not the type you were hoping...


Absolutely everything newborn photography with Ana Brandt, California USA

Absolutely everything newborn photography with Ana Brandt, California USA

Absolutely everything newborn photography with Ana Brandt, California USA You’ll absolutely love this BONUS lesson with the incredible Ana Brandt from the USA.  There are so many facets to newborn photography. If you are considering taking up the genre or want to take a look behind the scenes during a session with one of the world’s most revered teachers, this video is for you! Is there anything Ana Brandt doesn’t know about photographing newborns? It doesn’t seem like the case. She certainly is a wealth of knowledge! This lesson is absolutely jam packed with tips, tricks, strategies, posing ideas and...