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Birmingham Family Photo Session | Botanical Gardens | Bang Images

September 15, 2021

Family Photography One of the first genres of photography that I became interested in so many years ago was family photography. I had just had my first child (who’s now 18) and we lived in this incredible little neighborhood, surrounded by other families with children near our son’s age. It made sense. It was my […]

Family Photo Session Tips | Bang Images

July 9, 2021

I’m a portrait photographer. I took my first photography class in college 25 years ago. I’ve been photographing families for fun a lot longer than I’ve been photographing them professionally, but I can safely say that I’m well into my second decade of documenting families. It seems fitting as we approach the busy fall photo […]

Family Photos at Home | Bang Images

June 8, 2021

Occasionally I’m invited into a family’s home to photograph them. It’s an honor to be trusted to create such important memories in your most intimate space with your children, pets, and family heirlooms. More often than not, it’s a time to capture family members interacting with one another naturally i.e. playing both indoors and outdoors, […]

5 Red Flags to Be Aware of When Hiring a Photographer

April 29, 2021

Have you seen any of those traumatizing viral stories about ruined events because the wrong people were hired? Photographers are meant to create lifetime mementos, which is why you have to pick the best. We’ve compiled a list of the red flags to be aware of when hiring a photographer to save you money and […]

Cullman Fall Family Photography | Alabama Photographer

April 6, 2021

I hope you enjoy this awesome, Cullman fall family photography post! Sometimes in life there are sweet rewards like ice cream on the way home from school because your child aced a test, or a celebratory adult beverage because you survived the challenges of 2020. Whether we like it or not, we’re a bit Pavlovian […]

Places to Take Pictures, Birmingham, AL / Alabama Photographer

March 15, 2021

One of the first questions I ask when booking a session with a client is, “Are you interested in a natural or city setting?” Most people seem to want a natural setting, but I think that’s beginning to change as the beautiful city of Birmingham is revitalized more each year. We have many murals and […]

6 Tips When Booking Your Birmingham Photographer

March 1, 2021

So you’ve decided to hire a photographer? That’s awesome! Whether you need a professional photographer to document your parents’ 50th wedding anniversary party, or you need someone to photograph your graduating senior, or you want to hire a family photographer; read ahead for 6 tips when booking your Birmingham photographer! 1. Editing Style Editing Become […]

Why I Loathe Family Mini-Sessions / Birmingham Photographer

February 24, 2021

That’s right. I said it. I loathe family mini-sessions. Have I offered them before? Yes. Will I again? Probably not. I don’t like to say “never” about anything; I try not to speak in absolutes. In short, mini-sessions cramp my style-particularly my photography style. They are too short to achieve the natural, story-telling images I […]

Professional Family Photographer / Birmingham, Alabama

February 10, 2021

Family photography was one of the first genres of photography that I fell in love with. I consider myself a professional family photographer. It’s something that I got gobs of practice at first-hand with my own family, neighbors and other friends, and nephews and nieces. For the longest time, I found it intimidating to photograph […]

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