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Dinner for Two and other Date Night ideas

October 15, 2021 - Sometimes our busy life becomes routine, and you look up to realize that some spark or connection seems to be missing in...
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Multi-sensory experience: Music!

June 18, 2021 - I’m the first to admit that I forget to turn on the music during our shoot, but it can make a difference, especially if...
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Session: Generations

June 11, 2021 - Most family photographs happen when the kids are young or at special occasions, like graduations and weddings. There mig...
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Pre-Wedding Photography Sessions

April 23, 2021 - When you are hiring your wedding photographer, please consider the opportunity to have a pre-wedding session with them....
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Best Locations for Boudoir

February 19, 2021 - As the name suggests (boudoir is old French for a woman’s private “pouting” room), boudoir photography generally takes p...
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BONUS Boudoir Look: “Shower Scene”

January 15, 2021 - I posted several Boudoir Looks over the past months. You can catch the roundup here. This session request happened after...
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Open Model Call

December 25, 2020 - I will always ask: How do you want to be photographed? And if there is time at the end of our session, I may ask you to...
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Boudoir Look: “Bad Girl”

November 20, 2020 - Ideas for this naughty look include anything black or red, especially lace. Bring your handcuffs, blindfold, stockings,...
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Behind the Scenes: Shoot

October 30, 2020 - So, just what goes on at a shoot with me? When you arrive, I’ll introduce you to our hairstylist and/or makeup artist (...
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Boudoir Look: “Good Girl”

July 17, 2020 - Ideas for this sweet look include a white sheer tee, over-the-knee socks, off-the-shoulder sweater, lacy panty, tank top...
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Behind the Scenes: Preparation

May 29, 2020 - Before your session, regardless of type, we talk about how you want to be photographed. What images will show you at you...
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Got Shots?

April 10, 2020 - I encourage you to create an inspiration board on Pinterest or elsewhere of photographs you like. I have a running list...
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Tips, topics, and tactics

March 20, 2020 - Size or age doesn’t matter. We don’t care if you are a size 2 or a size 22, 25 years old or 85 years old. For me, I wan...
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Choosing Your Location

March 13, 2020 - Not only to I have studio space on our property, ten minutes west of Amherst, but I also will travel to you! Having your...
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Behind the Scenes: Pre-Planning

January 31, 2020 - Anything goes with your bespoke portrait session... well, almost anything. From conservative headshots to playful boudoi...
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Why Shoot with Maggie: Fun

December 20, 2019 - If you aren’t used to being photographed, the thought of a portrait session can be a bit… well... nerve-wracking. And wh...
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For You, For Others

November 29, 2019 - Today is my husband’s birthday. I’ll take photos of him, at some point, and he’ll laugh at me for doing so. He’s learned...
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UPDATE YOUR IMAGES REGULARLY

November 22, 2019 - Don’t let your images grow stale. As you grow and change, as your business grows and changes, update your images. That m...
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Session: Open Model Call

November 01, 2019 - There are certain concepts I’m always looking to add to my portfolio, so if you fit into one of the following categories...
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HATE CAMERAS? I GOT YOU.

September 27, 2019 - It is not uncommon for me to hear that people don’t like having their photograph taken. Many just haven’t had a great ex...
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Session: Four Seasons

September 06, 2019 - Four Seasons sessions are just that: one session each season. These are great for commemorating a special year, such as...
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Over 50? Yes, You Should.

August 30, 2019 - The kids have moved out on their own, so those family photos? Not happening so much anymore. How often are you appearing...
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SHOW YOUR STORY

July 26, 2019 - Beyond headshots and personality shots, show your story. Process: Especially if you have a creative or service business...
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Play Dress-Up

July 12, 2019 - I believe in playing dress-up, so you can be anyone you want, even for just a little while. You can be photographed any...
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Session: Friends

July 05, 2019 - Want to celebrate with your bestie? Bring her! My favorite sessions are when friends get together to be photographed du...
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REFLECT YOUR PERSONALITY

June 28, 2019 - While your profile pictures should be professional headshots, you’ll want other images to show off who you are, offering...
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Why Shoot with Maggie: Multiple Set Changes

June 21, 2019 - When we sit down together in our pre-shoot consultation, I will ask a bunch of questions, including where you’d like to...
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STYLING FOR BRANDING IMAGES

May 24, 2019 - You want to look like yourself in your profile pictures, but you also want to look professional for any images used for...
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Pin-Up Sessions

May 03, 2019 - Some of the most fun sessions are the iconic Pin-Up shoots! Coming into popularity in the early 20 th Century (burlesque...
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GOOD PROFILE PICTURES

April 26, 2019 - There have been studies done to identify what elements make a business headshot effective. For instance: Show both your...
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Why Shoot with Maggie: Full Length Sessions

April 19, 2019 - While my Limited Headshot and Mini Sessions are only 20-30 minutes, my Signature Portrait Sessions are full length. We m...
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Capturing Real, Candid Moments

April 12, 2019 - I believe in real smiles and candid moments, capturing you at your very best. I will literally snap your photograph at...
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Product Offering: Fantasy Composites

April 05, 2019 - Sometimes, you just want something a little… extra. Creative sessions include designing and photographing a number of no...
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Why Shoot with Maggie: Shooting Wardrobe

March 15, 2019 - When you schedule a session with me, we’ll meet for a planning consultation to discuss, among other things, what to wear...
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Maternity Sessions

March 01, 2019 - Celebrate your pregnancy with a custom maternity photoshoot… or two… or three! It’s a special time of your life; documen...
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HEADSHOTS SHOULD BE PROFESSIONAL

February 22, 2019 - Is your headshot professional? While there is a place for other images in your social media, your profile picture on you...
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Why Shoot with Maggie: Hair and Makeup

February 15, 2019 - Signature Portrait Sessions include professional hairstyling and makeup application. Why? Because no matter how gorgeou...
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Why Shoot with Maggie: Styling

January 18, 2019 - Let’s talk about who, what, where, when, and why – and make your custom session match how YOU want to be photographed....
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Limited Edition Sessions

January 04, 2019 - Limited Edition "Short & Sweet" Sessions are similar to my Limited Headshot Sessions: you arrive hair-and-makeup ready,...
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Ultimate Dream Shoot

December 21, 2018 - Where do you dream of being photographed? Do you dream of being photographed in a designer gown in the streets of Paris...
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Wedding Style Quiz

December 07, 2018 - It's engagement season! What is your wedding style? Modern? Vintage? Something else? Find out with the quiz at http://PP...
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WHY DO IT NOW: KELLY

November 30, 2018 - When Kelly called me about a photoshoot in May 2015, I almost fell out of my chair. When she told me she wanted to make...
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Family Sessions

November 16, 2018 - Celebrate your relationships with a family photo session! As with other portrait sessions, we’ll meet ahead of time to p...
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Event Photography

October 19, 2018 - I am sometimes asked if I photograph events other than weddings. Yes, I do! I am your ninja-like candid photographer, if...
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Glam the Dress or Trash the Dress?

September 21, 2018 - I introduced this idea on this post on Bridal Photography but the idea also works with prom or bridesmaid dresses, too!...
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Wedding Photography by Uncle Bob

September 07, 2018 - Wedding photography horror stories abound. Don’t trust your big day to a non-professional. I’ve been a member of Profes...
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Portrait Parties

August 17, 2018 - Let’s chat about your next get-together with your girlfriends! Whether it’s a special birthday or bachelorette party, o...
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Senior Photo Season

August 03, 2018 - Those high school years go by in a flash! Create photographs that everyone loves, capturing your senior’s personality an...
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Personal Branding

July 20, 2018 - Personal Branding sessions are more than just headshots (which are available as a Signature Portrait Session); these ses...
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Family Photo Experience

July 06, 2018 - Create a family experience (with ALL members of the family) and capture the moments you can’t get back. Relive them ever...
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Wedding Photography

June 22, 2018 - I offer wedding photography... but I'll be honest: I am a small event photographer. If you are having 250+ guests, I'm p...
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Your Privacy and Model Releases

June 01, 2018 - I would love to share your beautiful images with others on my website, in social media, and in sample physical products.
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Natural to Cat to Smoky Eye Makeup

May 25, 2018 - When it comes to portrait photography, the eyes are it: the point of focus, creating the connection. We want your eyes t...
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Bridal Photography

May 18, 2018 - Many brides choose to have a bridal session - an unrushed opportunity to have beautiful portraits taken in your gorgeous...
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Couples' Sessions

April 20, 2018 - I love shared sessions! A couple’s session gives you the opportunity for a lovey-dovey few hours with your partner; you...
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High School Senior Sessions

April 06, 2018 - Senior photos are about more than the yearbook picture that looks like everyone else’s. These sessions are about capturi...
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Teen and Tween Photography

March 16, 2018 - I love to photograph women of all ages, but particularly enjoy working with young women in middle and high school. Do y...
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High School Senior Photography

February 16, 2018 - While a high school senior’s yearbook photo will show what they looked like, Senior Session photographs will show who th...
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Glamour and Boudoir Photography

January 19, 2018 - At every stage of your life, you are priceless and irreplaceable. One gift you can give to yourself and those who mean s...
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