First things First Today, I’m going to share some thoughts that might ruffle a few feathers. It’s about the recent influx of online photography education superstars, and how they are impacting the wedding community as a whole. I first want to start this post off stating that I am sharing my own personal observations and […]
Hello there, and welcome to another weekly wedding tip! With Fall into full swing is has been crazy around here! Last time we talked about the best shoes for brides, bridesmaids and photographers! If you missed out on that post you can catch up here! One of the things I have learned this past year […]
Welcome to another weekly wedding tip! Last week I talked about how to choose your wedding hair style (read up on that here), so I thought next I would talk about your feet! Tieks are a designer Italian Leather ballet flat that are all hand made and come in a large variety of colors and […]
How to pick your perfect wedding hair style. There are many factors to choosing your wedding hair style, more than you might think! Today, I am going to share some factors that will hopefully shed some light on a hairy situation! If you are anything like me, you have a pinterest board dedicated to […]
Finding My Brand Hello there, I’m Kirstie, Des Moines Iowa Wedding Photographer and Portrait Photographer. Website creating has been an area that I love to tinker with and continually work on. Back in Jr.High when neopets was popular, (who all remembers neopets?!? show of hands!) I would work on making my homepage fancy! I really […]
This is a topic that is near and dear to my heart! Other photographer will know exactly what I am talking about, but if you don’t let me give you the down low.
Many photographers are doing “unposed” or strictly documentary styles of shooting. This is when there is very little to no direction given, and they let you interact with each other. They might ask you to whisper something silly in your ladies ear to make her laugh but the idea is to have organic interaction and just let you do you.
A big component to having a successful engagement session is your wardrobe! This is where you can show personal style, and also let you and your love really pop! The wrong outfits can actually distract from you being the focus! Remember, these are suggestions and style is always subjective, I have found success with these style tips!
One of the questions I get asked a lot is what to wear! Its actually a lot more important than you might think. While I want you to be the main focus of your portraits, wearing the wrong outfits might take the focus away from you! This particular blog post is specifically for family and lifestyle portraits.