4 Types of Branding Images To Attract Your Ideal Clients - Branding Photography Kitchener-Waterloo

Wondering what kinds of branding images you could possibly use to attract more of your ideal customers and clients? Not sure there’s anything interesting to photograph about what you do? Thinking about a branding session but not sure you need one?

Read on to find out 4 types of branding images that you can use to attract more of your dream clients!

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4 Great Reasons to Choose Newborn Lifestyle Images - Newborn Photography Kitchener-Waterloo

Ahhh, the newborn lifestyle! Sleep, eat, poop, repeat, am I right? It’s a snuggly life, but someone’s gotta do it!

But when it comes to newborn lifestyle images, what are we setting out to capture, and how are they different from other newborn images? Not quite documentary, not quite posed, lifestyle images walk a nice line down the middle. I like to think of lifestyle work as you being yourself in good light. In practice, it means we’re setting out to capture everyday moments, sometimes setting them up a little bit as we go to make sure everyone is nicely lit and looking their best.

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Sunshine and Gratitude - Kitchener-Waterloo Sunflower Farm Family Photography

Do you ever have one of those moments or experiences with your family where you just step back and soak in how wonderful the moment is? You forget about any trouble that happened before, or worries you have about what’s ahead, and just savour the moment. There’s always so much to think about, so many distractions and worries. I’m really trying to be more present with my family and less in my head about all of it.

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The Most Important People - Family Photography Kitchener-Waterloo

“Come on, how about we get a picture with Mom and Dad in it?” I asked, standing on top of the playground climber with the two brothers.

“Yes!” shouted the older brother.

“Yeah, come on!” cheered the younger brother.

“Mom, Dad, come and take a picture with us,” called the older brother.

“A picture with us? Why?” joked the parents.

“Because,” replied the older brother, “you’re the most important people in our lives.”

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Over and Over Again (In A Good Way!) - Family Photography Kitchener-Waterloo

Over and over again. The light switch, the faucet, the stairs; standing, walking, climbing. kids practice and practice until they understand how something works, or succeed at something they want to do. It’s amazing and mundane all at once, isn’t it? Something that seems so everyday to us is endlessly fascinating to a kid.

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5 Books We Can't Stop Laughing About - Family Photography Kitchener

If your house is like our house, reading time is snuggle time! And when my kids see a new book, they can't wait to find out what it's about. If your kids are bookworms too, you'll know what I mean! And if they're not, it's never too late to encourage a love of reading and enjoying stories together. There's lots of research that shows that kids follow their parents' example, so pick up one of these stories that have us giggling, and share a laugh together!

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4 Spring Bucket List Activities (Don't Forget Your Camera!) - Fun Family Lifestyle Photography Waterloo

Spring is in the air! And after a long winter, it's such a welcome change, isn't it? If your kids are like mine, they want to be outside all the time, preferably in a mud puddle. There's so much family fun you can have in the spring. Here are 4 ideas to put on your spring bucket list, and don't forget to bring your camera along!

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5 Reasons to Make It Monochrome - Waterloo Family Lifestyle Photography

I'm having a real love for black and white these days! There's something so timeless about a monochromatic picture, isn't there? But did you know that using black and white can have other benefits as well? Here are 5 reasons why you might want to consider a monochrome (black and white) picture to hang on your wall.

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5 GIFs that Show Why Taking Pictures of Your Kids is So Hard - Family Lifestyle Photography Waterloo

Why is it so difficult to reliably capture great pictures of your kids? Do you have a phone or camera card full of motion blur, almost-caught-the-moment, and eyes-closed silly faces? Ever tried to take your Christmas card picture, a birthday picture, a first or last day of school picture, or just capture that sweet face you love so much, only to put down your camera in frustration? You will relate to these 5 GIFs! Read all the way to the end for a couple of tips that will help, and an easy way to get more tips too!

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Erin Watt
7 Photos That Weren't What I Had in Mind - Family Lifestyle Photography Waterloo

I have often thought, especially in the past few years, that maybe life is made up of things that don’t go the way you thought they would. John Lennon sang it beautifully: “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” But there’s an art and a grace to letting go of those plans and embracing what’s happening instead, isn’t there? And sometimes, it’s much easier to do than other times!

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