One of the most common questions I get about compositing storytelling imagery is: HOW DO I GET MY SUBJECT TO BLEND INTO THE BACKGROUND? Shooting a subject in studio, cutting them out and placing them into a different scene is one of the holy grails of Photoshop skill and expertise. Students of the digital age […]
It is no doubt that the learning curve for parenting is steep. It’s no small feat! And while there is SO much joy in raising those little people, sometimes, comic relief is necessary to carry us through those not so joyous times. I went browsing in my mind over my last four years of parenting […]
We had so many lovely families to photograph this past fall and the weather did not want to cooperate! We, and the mama, were determined to make it happen and on the third round of re-scheduling, we were able to capture beautiful pictures for this family. Mom and Dad wanted to focus on their kids […]
Three things we love: our beautiful scenery, outdoor session, and our baby planners! Savannah has been coming to us since she was a newborn and it has been oh so fun to see her grow! One of the major things that sticks out from our time with them is the letters her parents wrote for […]
Clients turned friends are the best kind! These classy family members are really superheros in disguise. Check out these sneak peeks to fully understand. …and then BAM!
October in Central Oregon is the most sought out time of year for family portraits. Not only are the colors divine, but families are getting updated photographs for the holiday season. Christmas cards are one of the most added on products of these sessions, along with a gorgeous wall piece to add to the collection. […]
1. Their first smile 2. Their first “I love you” 3. Their constant ah and wonder over the world around them. 4. Their lack of hesitation in loving and helping others. 5. Their amazing imaginations.
This incredibly amazing family has been having us photograph their family since their first child was born. We captured him in our Bijou Baby Plan and now get to do the same for his sister! Happy Birthday Austa! We love you! Her different facial expressions just make me smile. I hope they brighten your […]
How fun is it to have a toddler and then twins? We got a taste of it when our dear clients came in to our Bend, OR studio. They embrace their crazy life and LOVED the idea of our real kids style. Check it out!
Do you remember when you were younger and all that mattered was your blankie, teddy bear, a cool pair of shades and everything you said made you laugh?! Life is so simple for these kiddos, and the coolest new pair of light up sneakers will make their whole week! We love capturing the moments where […]
The holidays. It’s one of our favorite times of the year! We’re busy prepping our “Restoration Hardware” style Christmas family mini sessions happening this Saturday, November 21 in our studio in Bend, Oregon. We’re featuring milk and cookies, holiday pajamas, and tons of joy! Just a few slots remain and today (Nov. 18) is the […]
If you follow us on Facebook, you may have noticed some behind the scenes photos during our visit from CreativeLive. The always talented production crew came here to our studio in Bend, Oregon to preshoot several of the segments that are a part of Julia’s upcoming course, “Studio Systems: A Photography Business Bootcamp.” As we gear up for the live […]