Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

You’re thinking to yourself right now – I’m sure you are – that your house is too dark for photos of your children and that your flash is unflattering and makes your children look albino (which isn’t bad if you are an actual albino, of course.) So, where can you take photographs of your children …

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This is the debut of a new feature on my blog called What to Capture. This feature will offer tips to moms who want to document their child or children’s life through photography. I am aiming these posts at moms because often it is the mom who enjoys capturing the everyday life of her children …

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I have been watching a trend in photography in recent years of photographers purposely dressing and posing children as if they are adults. It’s not a trend I am a fan of because I feel like our society is rushing children out of their childhood. Dressing children in stylish clothes, posing them in a field …

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When I look at Instagram this is the impression I get: Every photographer owns white bedspreads in rooms with white walls and white ceilings, perfect for angelic photos of their blue eyed, blond, curly haired babies sleeping while wearing homemade neutral colored sweaters or magazine worthy pajamas on a furry blanket.Every photographer has hardwood floors, perfect …

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Over the years I have had people ask how I capture the personalities of children in my images. The answer is much more simple than you might imagine. I’ve pulled five quick tips together for capturing authentic images of your children. 1) Always Have a Camera I rarely leave my house without a camera. I …

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