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The Best Time to Schedule a Newborn Photoshoot

The Best Time to Schedule a Newborn Photoshoot

Are you pregnant and wondering when to schedule a newborn photoshoot? Don’t worry – even though this is a very common thing to think about, it’s a question that has some professional photographers scratching their heads as well. Since you (probably!) can’t tell your photographer your exact due date, they understand how tricky this process… Read more »

Make Your Event Unforgettable with Private Party Photography

Make Your Event Unforgettable with Private Party Photography

It is not uncommon to see an event photographer at performances, corporate events, and festive celebrations. They’re there to make sure that events are documented for prosperity and everything the organizers need for their portfolio is photographed. But it’s also a good idea to consider hiring a private party photographer, especially if it’s an event… Read more »

Not All VCs Give Boring Holiday Gifts

One of our advisors recently contacted us with an interesting question: “When companies we’ve backed raise their next round of financing we want to celebrate the milestone. With pictures! What do you think?” –  Hunter Walk, Homebrew The answer on our end was pretty straight forward, “Absolutely. They’re going to be some lucky companies!” I… Read more »

Baking and Pastry Photography Tips

Pastry Photography Tips

From what a person had for dessert to wedding cakes, it seems like everyone is taking pictures of their food these days. So why shouldn’t bakers just pick up a camera, take your own pastry photos, and save a few bucks? This may work for some, but for the majority of people, this will take… Read more »

The Best Outdoor Senior Picture Locations

Outdoor Senior Picture Locations

As your senior year of high school begins, it’s a good idea to start thinking about your senior portraits. After all, you’ll soon be competing with the rest of your classmates and seniors from other high schools for the timeslots of professional photographers, and it’s the early bird that gets the worm! Senior Portraits by… Read more »

The Best Time of Year to Take Senior Pictures

The Best Time of Year to Take Senior Pictures

Your senior year will be full of momentous occasions, including your senior pictures. From touring university campuses to enjoying your final football games and dances as a high school student, your weekends and afternoons after school are sure to be packed. As you start planning your schedule, remember to leave plenty of time for everything… Read more »

You’re Officially Challenged to a Pumpkin Carving Contest

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That’s right – you’re officially challenged to a pumpkin carve off. And you’re double challenged if you’re a startup in San Francisco on 2nd St. Consider this your public call out. Yes there’s a Giants parade today, yes it’s nasty outside, but channel your inner pumpkin carving spirit and you could win some free headshot… Read more »