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The number one question I’ve received since opening Ann Leonard Photography is “What should I wear?” The truth is that there isn’t a single right answer to this question. It depends on the type of session, the season, and a lot about you. However, in the effort to create a place for you to start perusing the right section of your closet, or give … Read More 5 Things to Wear for a Fall Photo Session
Everything is political. Every decision is a choice. I am committed to letting my clients know that when they choose me, they are making the choice of inclusion. Recently, I signed the Open to All pledge. The gist of this online agreement is that as a business I open my doors to all people regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, or ethnicity. The … Read More Open to All
My Monday post is a bit later in the day than usual. I’ve just returned home after a much needed vacation. Family and friends were just what the doctor ordered in a get away. Here’s a quick snap of my son’s grandpa and him. Now back to editing all of the beautiful summer sessions in my queue and planning some fun for fall!
Sometimes a little post shoot bribery is necessary, and for this loving family, an after session dinner proved the perfect family time and in-session motivation for some genuine enthusiasm. For those on the spectrum, interaction comes hard. Smiles are harder, and eye contact might just be the worst. However, hamburgers seem to remain a universal good, at least for J. He’s the oldest child … Read More Hamburgers & the Art of the Smile
We live in an age that demands daily documentation. Did the sun actually rise if we didn’t take a picture? And I’m a photographer, so of course I am a guilty participant! But this comes at a cost. One of the things I love most about taking photographs is the mindfulness it brings: when I shoot I’m totally focused on the moment; my mind … Read More Why You Should Hire a Professional Photographer This Summer
Photography is and always has been about light. However, most of the time photographers’ goals are to shoot an image that has a balance between both dark and light tones. High key is one of the few exceptions to this. High Key photography is the act of intentionally overexposing an image so that most of the image is bright and there are few shadows. … Read More High Key @ Low Tide