11 Tricks for Photographing Babies and Toddlers

The following post is from Krystal of Krystal Griffin Photography: We have four kids who all arrived within five years.  There was a season of my life that all I knew were pre-schoolers, toddlers and babies.  Like any mom I took oodles of photos in those days and felt the frustration of babies that can’t…

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7 Ideas for Your Back-to-School Photos
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7 Ideas for Your Back-to-School Photos

The following post is from Krystal of Krystal Griffin Photography: A new school year is almost here, and I can’t decide how I feel about it! I adore summer and hate to see it wind down, but after planning all summer, I’m always eager to dig into our new books, supplies and plans. No matter…

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Photography Gadget and Gear Round-up {+ a Fun Giveaway for You!}
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Photography Gadget and Gear Round-up {+ a Fun Giveaway for You!}

The following post is from Krystal of Krystal Griffin Photography: This giveaway is now closed! The winner is Lisa ([email protected])! I’m really excited about this post because I get to share with you some wonderful items that I love. Photography accessories and gadgets are in endless supply these days, ranging from the fashionable to the…

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It’s Time for July’s Photo Hunt {For the Whole Family!}

The following post is from Krystal of Krystal Griffin Photography: I can’t believe that June is almost over!  Last month we introduced the June Photo Hunt for the whole family, and my kids have been working on this project together, but I've been surprised that my daughter has taken up the majority of the hunt. …

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The Benefit of Taking a Few Steps Back…And a Breath

The following post is from Krystal of Krystal Griffin Photography: I want to talk to you today about an important component in taking authentic photographs.  What I mean by authentic is an image that shows a true expression and posture, an authentic representation of the individual.  We often tend to bring the energy level up…

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A Few Shots from the June Photo Hunt

Are you participating in the June Photo Hunt? Krystal has created a list of June-themed items -- like ladybugs and rain, baseballs and sprinklers -- for you and your family to hunt for and capture with your camera this month. She's using the opportunity to help her kids improve their photography skills, and I think…

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Join Us for the June Photo Hunt {For the Whole Family!}

The following post is from Krystal of Krystal Griffin Photography: Ah! Summer is finally here!  Here in the mid-Atlantic it seemed like it would never come. My family and I are starting some fun and creative projects that will last throughout the summer, one of which is the list you see here (available in the…

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6 Ideas for Getting Mom into the Photo
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6 Ideas for Getting Mom into the Photo

The following post is from Krystal of Krystal Griffin Photography: Moms are often the memory keeper, and therefore, the ones who are usually missing in the photographs.  If by chance those roles are flipped in your family, that’s okay -- all these tips still apply to getting dad into photos.  In either case it’s never…

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6 Ways to Introduce Kids to Photography
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6 Ways to Introduce Kids to Photography

The following post is from Krystal of Krystal Griffin Photography: It is said that at their youngest ages a large percentage of children see themselves as artist.  It’s only as they grow older that they begin to doubt themselves and lose their youthful delight in creativity, also losing their identity as an artist.  Photography is…

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6 Strategies for Stress-Free Holiday Portraits
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6 Strategies for Stress-Free Holiday Portraits

The following post is from Krystal of Krystal Griffin Photography: Easter is right around the corner, and many of us will be pulling out our cameras for the annual Easter picture with our children and families, just as we did for Christmas and are likely to do again for other major holidays. I understand well,…

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