Category Archives: Tips

When planning family pictures on vacation…

If you are like many, you are meeting your family this summer for a fun filled get-together.  And often, family members are coming from various states, and haven’t been together in years.  That is probably the main reason I get asked to take pictures for families gathering at Bear Lake.  Their kids and grandkids are…

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Family Reunion at Bear Lake

It’s getting close to reunion time in Bear Lake, and I am already getting July days booked, and also receiving inquiries about August.  If you’re on the fence deciding to hire a photographer or have a family member photograph your family, might I suggest the benefits of hiring a local photographer. She will be the…

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What to wear…

This is the most common question I am asked with family groups.  Definitely give your family some guidelines. When a family says, “come as you are” it looks that way, and the photos don’t have a level of polish that they could. I like to tell people to pick a bright color, a coordinating color,…

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Tips for a successful multi-family photography session- Part 2

Two years have passed since I last wrote “Tips for a successful multi-family photography session”  And from all the families I’ve met I have learned a few more tips to share. The following are my observations. 1. I still feel that choosing one of the photographer’s location ideas will produce the best results. A convenient…

Tips for a successful family session in the snow

Many are familiar with summertime at Bear Lake.  The bright blue waters, the comfortable warm temperatures and all the fun outdoor activities to fill a whole weekend. But Bear Lake in the winter is equally charming and beautiful.  Families come to the mountains to enjoy a warm and cozy cabin after a day on the…

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