5 Hints for Taking Great Nighttime Halloween Photos

Halloween is just over a month away and, like many parents, you are probably already knee-deep in planning the perfect costume for your children. And, like many parents, you will most likely be snapping at least several dozen photos of your little monsters on the big...

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Beginner Tips for Winter Photography

  It’s only the beginning of September, but winter will be here before you know it. Before you make plans to stash your camera away for warmer weather, think again. Winter can be a great time to snap some pretty amazing photos. Of course, you do need to do some extra...

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4 Tips to Take Better Photos this Fall Sports Season

Back to school season signals the start of fall sports, from football to cross country and soccer. As you prepare to spend weekday afternoons, Friday nights, and Saturday mornings cheering on your favorite student-athlete, don’t forget to bring your camera. Youth...

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How Much Should You Retouch Your Portraits?

Michael Broyles Photography fields many questions from clients, but one of the most frequently asked questions has to be “will you be retouching my photos”? And I am not alone. Many professional photographers have come to expect this question from clients and feel...

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5 Tips for Taking Better Group Photos

Let’s face it…group photos can be a challenge. At Michael Broyles Photography, we have photographed groups large and small and each time we have encountered some common frustrations. And there are many! From people looking everywhere but at the camera to blinking eyes...

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Celebrate Motherhood with a Timeless Keepsake

This post was originally published on May 5, 2016. Its message is just as relevant today as it was last year. At Michael Broyles Photography, we talk to a number of mothers who relate that portraits are one of the best gifts they can receive. We ask a lot of our...

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5 Things Every Novice Photographer Should Know

Photography is a fun and fulfilling hobby for people at any age, and with the increased sophistication of today’s camera phones and editing software, the art of taking pictures has become even more accessible. However, there is more to photography than snapping a few...

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5 Ways to Rock Your Senior Portraits

The school year is winding down and for high school juniors the arrival of summer brings more than some much needed time off from books and exams. Tis the season for senior portraits! This important rite of passage brings many young people to Michael Broyles...

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4 Tips for Taking Memorable Vacation Photos

Vacations are a time for making memories and there is no better way to preserve those memories than taking pictures of your adventures. Every so often, we get questions at Michael Broyles Photography from customers who are looking for advice on how to make their...

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