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Taming those Toddlers | Raleigh 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 to help you to do some things that may make these sessions...

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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 nails it for me....

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Woo Hoo! I have eyelashes! Raleigh photography

Ok, I actually have very long lashes BUT they are so blond I might was well look like my eyes are bald.  To add to matters, I forget many times to put on my mascara which adds about 10 years of age to my face. Ugh.  And it never fails when someone actually takes a...

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Yummy Cake Tips for Brides

When most people think about planning a wedding, they think about a theme, a dress, who to invite, and last but not least the wedding cake. A wedding cake is one of those key items of a wedding! It creates the cutest pictures and causes those memorable moments. Some...

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A Lesson for Aspiring Photographers…

Tonight like many other nights we had a heated debate in one of my photography forums (of which I belong to many...) But it made me think. I know I have a lot of photographers that follow my blog, especially if they are working at getting into the business. So one...

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How to Dress for an Engagement Portrait

You know as a wedding photographer, I am constantly asked questions about what to wear and what not to wear to a variety of shoots. So I decided to blog about it.   Now of course there are too many rules to confine them to one post so instead there are two posts...

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Guest Blogger: Wedding Planning Raleigh Photographers

I have worked with a lot of vendors over the years and I cannot tell you the importance of hiring professionals. By professionals I mean people with at least a good solid 3 years of experience (this allows them to make enough mistakes that they don't make mistakes...

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Pinterest! Raleigh Photographer

If you have any desire to join me in my madness!!! http://pinterest.com/dianemckinneyph/ I post just about everything including of course fabulous photography I plan someday to shamelessly copy.  (I only hope people are pinning mine!)   From amazing wedding...

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