Saturday, August 30, 2014

Why You Should Use a Professional Photographer

They say that a picture is worth a thousand words and when it comes to those special moments in life, they are worth even more. You can use your camera phone or device to capture all of the random moments in life, but when it comes to those special and once in a lifetime moments, second-rate pictures will not do. Here is why you should hire a Nashville TN professional photographer.

Keep Those Memories Alive

A great picture is something that will not fade over time, unlike your memory. As you get older, your brain may get a little foggy on the little details that helped to create those special moments in your life. While photographs are great for capturing still moments of perfection, DVDs and CDs can help you to recreate the entire event. It does not matter if it is a wedding, birthday party or some other type of special occasion, a professional photographer Nashville can record and enhance every single moment so that you can watch them whenever you want. Your memories are priceless and they deserve to be captured and preserved.

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No matter what the occasion is, whenever you are in the mood to create a timeless memory visit Leslie Wilkes Photography studio online or give me a call at 615-585-4531.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Preparing for Picture Day

Now that you have hired a professional photographer to take your family portrait, you may be wondering how to prepare for your sitting. Believe it or not, posing for pictures is not something that comes naturally for most folks. Here are a few pointers you can use during your Nashville TN professional photography session.

Contact your photographer in advance and ask them for ideas about props. If you have an idea for the theme or direction you want your pictures to focus on, let the photographer Nashville know in advance. This will give you both time to properly prepare for the big day and increase your chances for satisfaction.

Drink lots of water throughout the day, before picture day and get a good night’s sleep. Eat a good breakfast or lunch before your sitting. You want to feel and look refreshed for your pictures.

Try to coordinate the color of everyone’s clothing so that it does not create any clashes on the final picture. Take into consideration the color of your background and plan your outfits accordingly. Wear white or light colors if your background is a white or light color. Wear dark tones for darker backgrounds. Use accessories such as colorful jewelry, scarves, belts, and neckties to add personality into your photographs. For more tips on how to prepare for your professional picture sitting, visit Leslie Wilkes Photography online or give me a call at 615-585-4531 to schedule an appointment.