5 Simple Tips for Festive Holiday Food Photography

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holiday food photography The holidays bring good cheer, family gatherings, gifts — and plenty of delicious food. A lot of work goes into those holiday dishes and delicacies, and as a photographer, you won’t want to miss the opportunity; food can be one of the most photogenic subjects you ever encounter. However, there are some key things to consider in order to make your holiday food photography the best it can be. Use these five simple tips to bring out the very best in your holiday cuisine photos:

5 Best Tips for an Awesome Photo Booth Backdrop

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Photo Booth Backdrops The photo booth is back, and it’s come a long way since the days of the dime store model that spit out a strip of four B&W head shots. While that type of vintage photo booth can bring a fun and retro vibe to an occasion, modern photo booths are capable of so much more. The photo booths of today shoot in full color and are outfitted with high-tech touchscreen displays. They use the latest in high resolution photo printing technology, and some even have the ability to take high-definition videos. With all of these new innovations, it shouldn’t surprise you that photo booth backdrops have come a long way as well. Photo booths of old usually came with just one solid color sheet; today, the sky’s the limit. Why not have numerous backdrop styles on hand to satisfy any taste or preference? The following are some of the most popular and eye-catching photo booth backdrop choices available today:

10 Adorable Holiday Newborn Photos!

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10 Adorable Holiday Newborn Photos | Backdrop Express Photography Blog The holidays are upon us soon, and it’s time to begin planning your winter and Christmas portrait packages! Whether you’re new to photographing newborns, or focus on baby photography entirely, here are 10 amazingly adorable holiday newborn photos from our very own customers to help inspire you with posing, Christmas backdrop and prop ideas for the upcoming season!
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Portrait Photographers: 5 Tips to Prepare for the Holiday Busy Season

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Portrait Photographers: 5 Tips to Prepare for the Holiday Busy Season For the self-employed photographer, busy seasons are a blessing; however, if you’re not prepared, they can feel like a curse. Aside from wedding season, the holidays are one of the busiest times for a photography business, especially a portrait photographer. The holidays are prime time for annual family portraits, children’s photography and greeting card photos with Christmas backdrops. While it is a fun and festive time of year, if you’re not prepared, it could mean stress, missed deadlines and negative word-of-mouth.

6 Steps to a Successful Holiday Mini Session

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6 Steps to a Successful Holiday Mini Session | Backdrop Express Photography Blog Have you heard of mini photo sessions? They’re one of the latest trends in portrait photography — a compact, time-saving, abbreviated session that results in a smaller number of edited photos for the client at lower price. Mini sessions are a great way to engage clients who are on a budget and wouldn’t sign on otherwise. They can take place any time of year, with Christmas photos being one of the most popular choices, as they’re a great opportunity to get creative and setup cute winter studio sessions with lots of fun, themed props, holiday backdrops and festive Christmas outfits. If you’re interested in offering mini sessions in your photography business, here are some key tips for getting started:

5 Inspiring Ideas for Patriotic Pictures

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5 Inspiring Ideas for Patriotic Pictures | Backdrop Express Blog Whether it’s the Fourth of July, Veteran’s Day, Washington’s Birthday, or any number of national holidays, there’s no shortage of opportunities for Americans to wax patriotic. Because of this, a patriotic photo shoot can make an impact any time of year, especially for military families. Whether an active duty loved one is about to be deployed or is already overseas, there are lots of creative and inspiring ways to take patriotic pictures the family will treasure for generations. From marking the moments before deployment to surprising your soldier with a steamy pinup shoot, here are five great ways to celebrate the stars and stripes through patriotic pictures: