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10 Tips for Capturing Great Vacation Pictures

Jul 22, 2011

You wouldn’t want to miss a fun candid photo moment on your family vacation, would you? Snapshots and group pictures are a favorite American pastime during summer vacations, so here are some tips to make sure you’re prepared: 1. Make sure you pack your camera battery and charger if they…

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Peaceful Maternity Photography for Expectant Parents

Jul 19, 2011

Shane and Natalie are expecting their first baby, a girl, at the end of July and wanted some artsy and unique images to remember and cherish this time in their lives. Here, they share their impressions of the shoot: Ritchie: So, when we had our planning session, you let me…

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Clothes That Work for Women on a Beach Portrait Session

Jul 15, 2011

A Beach Portrait Session is a time to focus on the relationships and love you share with your family; so here are some tips and suggestions for clothes that work best for women so you’re confident (and not worried a bit) about how you look! DO: Families with similar eye…

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How to Choose a Family Portrait Photographer

Jul 1, 2011

I think about how and why people choose the professional family portrait photographers they do, because I’m constantly considering the hopes and wishes of my clients and how to match them. Some people trust the recommendations of their friends and neighbors, some look for the best prices and deals, some…

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Family Relationships Shine Through Because of Openness

Jun 24, 2011

A client’s trust, openness and generosity with information about their family’s personality really helps me tune in to their feelings and relationships. I love nothing more than collaborating with people to achieve the style and mood of photography that suits them best. I recently photographed a small extended family on…

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How to Prepare your Children for a Beach Shoot

Jun 12, 2011

Generally, the best way to prepare younger children for the beach portrait photography experience is to be low-key and matter of fact about it. Try not to pre-condition your son or daughter to “smile pretty.” Lots of kids will over do it in an an attempt to please their parents…

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I love the innocence of Children.

Jun 4, 2011

Sometimes a portrait of a child can be very powerful with out a smile! A peaceful expression shows a completely different side of a little one. A very important part of her personality that we will want to remember.

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Gary & Michele's Wedding at Sandbridge Beach, Virginia Beach

Jun 2, 2011

Congratulations to Gary and Michele!  Married on the beach by Sanctuary Resorts.  Take a peak to see the wonderful time they had!

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Two Blue Ribbons

Mar 31, 2011

Congratulations to C. Ritchie Gregory for receiving 2 Blue Ribbons with My Little Bunny and Little Sky Runner in the Southeastern Professional Photography Print Competition.

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