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Selfish, A Self-Portrait Project

April 29, 2015 6:00 am - Published by The Photographer Within - 3 Comments

We just love this self-portrait project started by Adrienne Russell, Gina Cooperman, and Rebecca Waldock and are excited to share it with our blog readers. Adrienne Russell We began this project as three dear friends – dear friends that solidified... View Article

Rock Your First Newborn Session

March 16, 2015 12:00 pm - Published by The Photographer Within - 7 Comments

What an honor it is to have Kelly Wilson guest blogging today with tips and tricks for making your first newborn photo session a success. Newborns are sweet and squishy and oh so cuddly, who could resist photographing them?  You... View Article

Teens take the “selfie” out of self-portraits

November 24, 2014 6:00 am - Published by The Photographer Within - 8 Comments

In my life away from my camera, I am a teacher…of high school students. {pause for effect} People often cringe when I share this, but I wouldn’t change it for anything. Teenagers are such interesting people, they’re voicing their opinions... View Article

She Found Her Passion!

June 2, 2014 8:15 am - Published by The Photographer Within - 1 Comment

Intro by Jes Gwozdz:  I would like to introduce my friend Karin O’Brien who is blogging for us today about her big ah-ha moment where she realized what she really wanted to do with her photographic talents.  I was with... View Article

Photographers Need Great Headshots Too!

April 7, 2014 7:00 am - Published by The Photographer Within - 5 Comments

A big shout out of thanks today to guest blogger Daria Maidenbaum for her great headshot tips.  Headshot creators (photographers!) need fabulous headshots too. Headshots.  About me page.  I think these are up there on the list of topics that... View Article

Documenting Your Own Pregnancy Through Self-Portraiture

March 31, 2014 7:00 am - Published by The Photographer Within - 7 Comments

Ok, seriously – how cute is Allie Shellaway?!?!  We here at TPW are all really inspired by Allie’s lifestyle self-portraiture journey through pregnancy. What a treasure for both her and her kids! We hope this article inspires some expectant mamas... View Article

Photographing Your Husband: A How-to Guide

February 14, 2014 8:00 am - Published by The Photographer Within - 15 Comments

In honor of Valentine’s Day, TPW Team Member Sabra McKibbon is sharing some secrets for how she gets such great photos of her sweetie. I am one of those rare creatures whose husband is willing, happy even, to pose for... View Article

Avoiding the Winter Blues with Studio Lighting

February 3, 2014 8:00 am - Published by The Photographer Within - 48 Comments

Aaak!  It’s been a long cold winter.  We know that has been a challenge for many outdoor natural light photographers.  Heather Rodburg is blogging today about how she uses studio lighting to create images indoors and no longer has to... View Article

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Therapeutic Self Portraiture

January 20, 2014 9:00 am - Published by The Photographer Within - 18 Comments

Being big fans of self-portraiture, we are honored to present the following article written by Alice Che.  Alice has found self-portraiture to be a therapeutic way to express emotions she is feeling at certain times in her life.   Finding... View Article

When Your Kids Won’t Say “Cheese”

January 13, 2014 9:00 am - Published by The Photographer Within - 7 Comments

Does your child suffer from Photographer’s Child Syndrome?  Do they run as soon as they see your camera come out?  Brennan Lanter has some great tips for how to photograph uncooperative kids.   When Your Kids Won’t Say “Cheese”: 7... View Article