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Choosing the Right Location for Family Portraits | Historic Oakview Park

Historic Oakview Park Family Photos

Part 3 in Choosing the right location for your family portraits.  Historic Oakview.  Another one of my favorites. It can be a little crowded with photographers depending on the time of year but it’s still a great location.  I love

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Family Portraits at 12 Oaks | Raleigh Photographers

Family Photos Raleigh NC

Whenever I am consulting with a client on family portraits the discussion of location is always a big part.  There are many factors I consider when choosing a location.  The first being the time of year.  Whether my clients want

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Converting Old Slides to digital Images | Raleigh photographer

Slide reproduction to digital

I have been working on archiving all the old family photos for at least 10 years now, ever since my mother was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer.  It’s a lot of work but the benefit is now all the family

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Holiday Card Portrait Season | Raleigh photographers

Well the season of Holiday Card portrait sessions is almost upon us!  My calendar is already booking up fast.  So in timing with this I thought this would be a good time to throw out some dressing tips.  Now keep

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Taming those Toddlers | Raleigh Photography

Taming Toddlers photography

Boy is this a popular subject.  You’ve hit the terrible two’s or maybe the threes and all of a sudden getting pictures of those little darlings becomes areal work of art.  You are not alone.  I am going to try

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How to choose a photographer | Raleigh photography

I love getting professional photographer magazine. It is always inspiring. It’s also helpful in reading about equipment reviews, things going on in the industry and new products. But once in a while I run across a photographer interview that just

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Canvas Prints for Clients with Digital Negatives

For those of my clients who purchase digital negatives and were looking for a company that does canvas prints you might want to try Royal Canvas. They do a great job and are offering a 30% discount right now!  

Is it finally over?!

At the end of every reception, the bride and the groom exits the party surrounded by their guests. Some couples decorate this exit with bubbles, bird seed, rice, confetti, or even balloons. Every bride envisions this exit differently with different

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Pets at Your Wedding, Yes or No?

Do you have a dog, cat, or even a bunny?! Are you getting married?! Have you thought about including your beloved friend in the ceremony? This new trend has been catching fire on Pinterest and Google +. Because of this,

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Garter Toss? Whats that?

Garters are an easy way to add old fashion elegance to your very modern and unique wedding. But did you know that you are supposed to wear two garters? One to throw away in the garter toss and the other

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