Holding on Little Tighter

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Like so many of you, I have been extremely saddened by what happened on Friday. No mother should have to go through what far too many mothers had to experience on Friday. I have no words. So, the photographer in me took a picture. I am holding my girls a little tighter these days and […]

Shooting for Black and White Photographs

black and white photography

As someone who processes the majority of her work in black and white, I’m often asked how I know what will make a good black and white image. Sometimes I’m asked if I “see” in black and white before I shoot as well as how do I convert to black and white. So that’s what […]

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Ultimate Blog Planner: Essential Organizational Tool

The Ultimate Blog Planner

There is something I love just as much as photography…organizing and office supplies! Oh, it is like Christmas morning getting a new binder with dividers or cleaning out a closet and putting everything in a nice bin! That is why I am so excited about this blog planner. Since I started my blog two years […]

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10 Tips to Photograph Children Together

10 tips to photograph children together

You might think that it is all down to the moment when the shutter closes when you photograph children but actually, it starts way before then. And although acting a clown to get those smiles is definitely a requirement, the key to ensuring a successful children’s session begins in the planning. 10 tips to photograph […]

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Critique Me-Sonomi at Sonomi J Photography

Sonomi J Photography

Remember: -Read How to Critique a Photo -Make a critique sandwich – something positive, something you would have done differently, something positive -My rule: no improvement tip = deleted comment -This will benefit the person leaving the photo critique just as much if not more than the person receiving the critique. Thank you to Sonomi […]