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Capturing Bold & Beautiful Connections | Click Away Atlanta 2020

Capturing Bold & Beautiful Connections | Click Away Atlanta 2020

Bold & Beautiful Connections: The Images, The Background & The Edits I'm back from an incredible teaching experience at Click Away 2020.  It was 4 incredible days spent with like-minded women supporting each other, encouraging each other and simply having fun...

Easy Lightroom Time-Saving Tricks To Speed Up Your Workflow

Easy Lightroom Time-Saving Tricks To Speed Up Your Workflow

To keep up with both my client work and my 365 project, my Lightroom workflow needs to be as efficient as possible.  I'm always working to utilize shortcuts or utilize time-saving steps......So, from import to culling to editing, I've got some great shortcuts to share...

Let’s Talk About The Decisive Moment

Let’s Talk About The Decisive Moment

“To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event as well as of a precise organization of forms which give that event its proper expression....Photography is not like painting. There is a creative fraction...

How I Cull A Session In One Hour In Lightroom

How I Cull A Session In One Hour In Lightroom

I tend to click a lot during my sessions.  I have tried to cut this back, but with lifestyle sessions, each moment is so different from the one before.  So I accept that a high volume of images is going to be part of my style.  I also shoot into the sun a lot which...

The Power Of The HSL Panel: Fixing Horrible Room Color

The Power Of The HSL Panel: Fixing Horrible Room Color

So we've all been there......You walk into a client's home for a session and the color on the walls is just all wrong.  I mean, this color was pretty.....but totally not right for photographs.  It was such a powdery blue and the whole room took on such a cool tone....

5 Processing Tips To Fix A Flat Black & White

5 Processing Tips To Fix A Flat Black & White

As you probably know, contrast is one of the keys to a successful black and white image. But what happens if the image you take is flat and lacking the contrast you had hoped for? Is there anything that can be done in post to fix it? Below are 5 tips that I turn to...

10 Minutes, 1 Pose, 10 Images

10 Minutes, 1 Pose, 10 Images

Sometimes time is a major factor when we shoot. Maybe weather is rolling in, or children are uncooperative, or the skies are getting to dark…..Or maybe you are just trying to steal a few minutes from a larger family session to capture the bond between the mother and...

4 Quick Photoshop Fixes For The Lightroom User

4 Quick Photoshop Fixes For The Lightroom User

I'm a Lightroom girl but sometimes Photoshop can deliver a result that is stronger or faster than what I can do in Lightroom. I'm sharing some quick and easy Photoshop tips and tricks over on the Clickin Mom's Blog!...

6 Tips To Help You Capture Genuine Connections

6 Tips To Help You Capture Genuine Connections

Genuine connection is something so many of us strive to capture with our images. Below are 6 tips that I try and keep in mind as I photograph clients, so that I can truly capture images filled with honest connection and emotion. 1) Be confident. Your clients are...

Don’t Be Afraid OF The Dark:  10 Tips For Emotive Blue Hour Portraits

Don’t Be Afraid OF The Dark: 10 Tips For Emotive Blue Hour Portraits

Get the most out of the blue hour with these tips! As much as I favor the Golden Hour, there is also so much beauty to be found in the hour that follows - the blue hour. The blue hour is the period of twilight in the late dusk each evening, or the very dawn of the...

5 Tips To Help Your Clients Relax Into The Session

5 Tips To Help Your Clients Relax Into The Session

The beauty of a lifestyle photography session is in the natural, authentic feel of it. Images that invite you in to the emotions of the moment, that tell a story and transport you……but these are not documentary images. The moments captured have been planned and...

How To Shoot Your Way Out Of A Rut

How To Shoot Your Way Out Of A Rut

The Rut. It happens to me every single winter, usually around mid March, when my client volume is low, the excitement of snow has worn off, but spring is not yet in the air. This time characterized by "in-between" - when I am in-between client jobs, in-between...

Docking It: Calibrating The Sigma 35mm 1.4 ART

Docking It: Calibrating The Sigma 35mm 1.4 ART

There is no lens I love more than my Sigma 35mm 1.4 ART.  If I had to choose one lens to live with for the rest of my life, it would undoubtedly be my Sigma 35mm 1.4.  Unfortunately, now and again this lens starts to miss focus.  This is a lament I hear frequently...

5 Tips For Taking & Editing Emotive Black And White Photos

5 Tips For Taking & Editing Emotive Black And White Photos

I have a special affection for black & white images, and recently I wrote a blog article for Clickin Moms on how to capture and process emotive black and white images.  Head on over to the Clickin Moms blog to check it out! ClickinMoms Blog: 5 Tips for Taking...

4 Tips For Stunning Sunset Silhouettes

4 Tips For Stunning Sunset Silhouettes

With the days getting shorter, autumn clouds moving through, and the soft sun of fall days, it’s the perfect season to create stunning silhouette images!  Below are 4 tips to help your sunset images beautifully come to life.1)      Find...

Jen is a featured Massachusetts based, lifestyle family and commercial photographer located in North Andover, Massachusetts. Through her artistic use of light and shadow, and her commitment to capturing authentic organic moments, Jen creates beautifully timeless and powerful imagery. Jen is also a CPA and enjoys mentoring fellow photographers to help them take their business to the next level. She is also a Clickin Moms Mentor, and a Click Photo School Instructor, teaching The Profitable Photographer: Your Guide To Sustainable Pricing, Business From The Ground Up, and What Lies Within: Creating Images With Depth & Emotion. Across all areas of her work, Jen strives to capture honest, emotive and timeless images that artfully preserve today's moments that matter.

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