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Photo Tips – Exposure

We are going to start a new series to help you get better images when you are taking photographs. Here are the only 5 things you need to know to get better images… In each of the next five tips blog posts we will go into more depth about one of them. So let’s get...

Photo Tips – Summertime Sessions

This month we’re going to chat about the best places to do a summertime photo session. There are lots of options when it comes to looking for session ideas and locations in the summer. A great place to start is your own back yard! That way you can come and go from the cool inside...

Dogs Run the Household

I internally giggle when I take family photos with fur babies. The parents always think they are in change; but we all know who really is in charge. At my house my cat runs everything. Who runs the household at your home?

Joyful Moments

When clients ask me what my style is? Or how would I describe my photography to you in three words? Joyful, classic and colorful I love to capture the in-between moments for you; which are usually filled with emotion and joy. These images will stand the test of time. No crazy filters or photoshop techniques...

What to wear color palette

Are there certain colors you are drawn to? I love blue. All shades. I don’t wear a lot of it. But I should. It goes well with my eyes. My boys look amazing in blue. And I think a lot of people look great in blue. I try to get clients to wear it. What...

When you grow up

What do you want to be when you grow up? Some know this about me; some don’t. I always wanted to be a teacher. I used to skip recess and help the teachers. Even worked during the summers helping all of my mom’s teacher friends. It was amazing. Sorting books, cleaning desks, etc. I loved...

I’m Kara

It’s almost May; half way through the year. So I thought I would say hi and introduce myself for those of you that are new. I’m Kara. Owner of Kara Powell Photography. So if you have any questions or just want to say hi, please do! I love to chat and get cupcakes. This started...

Location Scouting

Top 3 things that make a location amazing 1. Light. This is my top things every single time. The light has to have a filter. Like a tree line. 2. Safety. It has to have a safe place for the family to play, run, be a family. Most of my clients have young kids. So...

Development Strategies to use in photography

These two early child development strategies I use these pretty much on every session. Most kids never notice. And even some dads. Because I have two degrees in education, I have all kinds of tricks like this. Modeling is one. It works like a charm. Show them what you want them to do. Model the...

Busy Mom iPhone apps

Three tools I use everyday as a busy mom? You probably use them too. 1. Timers and reminders through Alexa 2. Notepad on my phone – couldn’t live without it 3. Google calendar and google docs – Amazing! The whole Google suite of products. And a bonus – caffeine. You know…. We do what we...

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