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Photographing families is always a unique experience, given the fact each family is entirely different! Parents are typically cooperative, but the kids, on the other hand, well, that can be another story. Today, I am sharing fun and fool-proof ways to entertain your children and get them excited about your upcoming family photography session! Let […]

Children & Family, Tips and Tricks

October 21, 2022

5 Ways to Pump Up Your Kids For A Family Session

Mini sessions have become all the rage in recent years. But as a professional photographer, I have to say that I’m not a fan. Here’s why.

Children & Family, Tips and Tricks

September 27, 2022

The Truth About Mini Sessions

As the leaves start to change color and the air gets a little crispier, it’s time to start thinking about family photography!

Children & Family, Tips and Tricks

September 14, 2022

🍂Fall into Family Photography with These 5 Tips🍁

It’s hot outside, but fear not. Here are some cool wardrobe tips to make sure your summer family photo session is a hit! Here are our tips to what to wear to a summer session. Wear light fabrics that let you breathe, but still look polished. It’s OK to show some skin, too. Shorts are […]

Tips and Tricks

July 1, 2022

What to Wear to a Summer Family Session  

The birds are chirping, the buds are blooming, and the snow has officially melted. That means it’s time for your spring family session. Wear layers. Spring can be finicky in the sense that you can go from frigid to overheated in a matter of minutes. We suggest wearing layers — tank top, tee-shirt, cardigan, scarf, […]

Children & Family, Tips and Tricks

February 28, 2022

7 Tips for Preparing for Your Spring Family Session

Are you stressing out about your upcoming engagement session? Not sure if your fiancé is going to enjoy it or want to participate? Check out these tips for helping get him to cooperate & prepare for your engagement session: Make it worth his while! Motivate him in whatever way you think will make him want […]

Engagement, Tips and Tricks

January 22, 2021

How to Mentally Prepare your Fiancé for your Engagement Session

All of our wedding packages include two photographers. Here’s why we choose to have a second shooter at weddings?

Tips and Tricks, Wedding

January 11, 2021

Why we choose to have a second shooter at Weddings

A Focused Life Photography photographer Christina Barnett

A family photo shoot is enjoyable for everyone involved. There are smiles and, if it’s outdoors, incredible scenery, too. Check out these photo setting ideas.

Children & Family, Tips and Tricks

October 5, 2020

Consider These 6 Beautiful Outdoor Settings for a Family Photo Shoot

Little girls laying in leaves

Tips on how to save you from the nightmare of kids not cooperating and help you prevent this from even happening. Behold the power of bribery.

Children & Family, Tips and Tricks

October 2, 2020

The Power of Bribery

Extended Family Session at Reynolds Lake Oconee

Children & Family, Tips and Tricks

August 7, 2020

Lake Oconee Entended Family Session | The Wilson Family

Extended Family Session at Reynolds Lake Oconee