Studio Portrait With a Three Light Setup

Is the weather too bad to shoot outdoors? Ever wanted your own photography studio?  Well it is easier than you think.  You can setup your own home studio in a small space for well under $100. Check out this video that I created that documents my DIY studio build in my garage.  You can adapt […]

How to take your senior pictures: Case Study-Part 3

If you missed part one or part two of this case study, I highly recommend you go back and read those quickly. We continue to follow our DIY Senior Picture family on their journey of taking DIY Senior pictures.  Here, the Dad, Scott delves into the editing process.  But before we get too into that, […]

Version One of the DIY Senior Pictures Quickstart Guide is Available!

We are happy to announce that our new DIY Senior Pictures Quick-start Guide is available for FREE download.  If you are brand new to the senior picture scene, download this guide!  It will get you thinking about what you will need to learn to take your senior pictures.   In version one of this guide […]

DIY Senior Pictures With Your Smartphone

Our latest eBook, DIY Senior Pictures With Your Smartphone, will be released for sale tomorrow.  Learn how to take high school senior pictures with your smartphone. You can get a 30% discount by using the discount code “masterpiece” during the launch of our new product.   Parents, enjoy an extra special moment with your child […]

Smartphone Editing…

All of you smartphone photographers out there…  Have you been using Snapseed to edit your photos?  If no, you really need to check it out. Snapseed is a powerful piece of software made by Google.  It is available for the iPhone or the Android. First a little history, Google purchased Nik software which made filters […]

What Camera Should I be Using?

The question that is most asked on many photography websites….  What camera should I use?  My answer to this question is often unpopular with beginning photogs.  My answer to this question is to use the camera that you have in your hand.   If you are not sure what you are doing, you can start […]

DIY Portraits With Your Smartphone–How To Video Basics

Hi!  UPDATE: We have an official product released  to help you take your senior portraits. Buy Now! We created a short video for you to explain the basics of how to take portraits with your smartphone.  Check it out below. Here are the tools we used in this video: Buy Now! 1)  A Smartphone tripod […]

It Is All About The Light

Let’s face it, when it comes to photography, it is all about the light.  The light is what makes or breaks the picture.  Developing an eye for light will vastly help you improve your photographs. Let’s start off with some different kinds of light. Most photographers will say it is best to shoot in the […]

Photography Success! Planning Your DIY Shoot

Preparation is one of the most important exercises you can do to get ready for your shoot. Planning your DIY senior portrait shoot out will make it go much more successfully, There are many ways you should  get ready for your shoot.  These can be from many days to sometimes weeks before and then again […]

Male Senior Pictures

Doing a senior picture of a male seems more difficult to me.  The guys don’t usually look forward to it as much as the girls.  It is a shame, because if the would just use a little imagination, they could really create some awesome photos. This picture below is a normal male senior photo.  There […]