Need a Quick Guide to Taking Your Own Senior Pictures?

I know you are busy, we are all very busy, I get that.  You want to take your own senior pictures, but feel like you don’t have the time to figure it all out.  That is why we made a quick guide that is available in Kindle format.  DIY Senior Pictures With Your Camera will […]

Create At Least One “Timeless” Senior Portrait

One of the benefits of DIY senior pictures is to experiment and do them your way.  If you have read anything on this website, you know that is our mantra!  Experiment and do things your way.   Although, in this post I think I will take another view.  I am taking the view of the future […]

Do Panoramic Portraits Really Work?

I did a little more experimenting on my last senior picture shoot.  I was with a great kid that wanted a few pictures in his local basketball gymnasium.  My first thought was “Great, everyone knows how horrible the light is in a gym so I will need to find a way to power through this […]

Why are guy’s senior pictures different?

We are in the height of senior picture taking season right now.  I just had a session with a special kid myself.  Of course, I realize that taking guy’s senior pictures is really different, many people, especially DIY’ers may not.  I realize that most males, are just not into the senior picture scene like many […]

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, […]

How to take your senior pictures: Case Study-Part 2

If you stumbled here without reading part one of this case study, you can read that here.   Onward to part two! Thanks to the great family that allowed me to follow along on their DIY Senior Picture outing.  This is part two of our case study where we show you exactly how this family took […]

How to take your senior pictures: Case Study-Part 1

It was another great day of shooting senior pictures.  I went along with a family that wanted to try DIY Senior pictures.  On this adventure we had the dad, Scott, mom Mamie. and Senior Cassie. Scott and Mamie borrowed a camera from relatives.  They  borrowed a Canon T3 with a kit lens.  I also lent […]

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 […]