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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 […]

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 […]

20+ Engaging Blog Post Ideas for Photographers | Bang Images

March 31, 2021

  1. YOUR INTRODUCTION This can be as personal as you want it to be. You can share how you became interested in photography, how long you’ve been a photographer, and what keeps you motivated to continue learning and growing as a photographer. You should include the city and state you live in and the […]

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 […]

Creative Studio Portraits / Birmingham Photographer

January 22, 2021

Making the decision to begin photographing in a studio was a challenging one for me; but as you’re aware, it’s quite uncomfortable outside most days in the winter and it really did seem like the next logical step to growing my portrait business. I’ve always primarily been an outdoor photographer, which has given me a […]

Best Photographs of 2020 / Birmingham Photographer

January 1, 2021

2020-What a year! It was full of challenges in many ways; and we faced them in our social lives, within our families, and in our businesses. You don’t need me to list the hurdles of 2020 because they are painfully obvious to us all. Almost unbelievably, but definitely gratefully, Bang Images had its most successful […]

The Magic of Filmstrips from Still Photos

December 1, 2020

Here’s my first attempt at a video tutorial! I’m excited about it, but obviously, with it being my first, it makes me feel a little vulnerable sharing it. The tutorial is for the magic of filmstrips from still photos, by taking a sequence of images and stringing them together in Photoshop to make them look […]

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