5 Must-Dos for your Easter Family Portrait

Spring is a popular time of the year for family portraits at Michael Broyles Photography, so we understand how important it is to create the perfect setting and tone for your photo shoot. Whether you choose to go with a professional photographer or go the DIY route, here are five must-dos for your Easter portrait this spring.

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3 Common Challenges Encountered When Taking Family Portraits

Snapping a family portrait on your own is not as easy as it sounds. From clashing outfits to restless kids, we have seen it all at Michael Broyles Photography and can safely say that an opportunity to capture a priceless moment can quickly turn into a headache for the photographer (not to mention the portrait’s subjects). However, with knowledge and advanced prep it is possible to snap a family portrait that is memorable for all of the right reasons. Here are three common challenges and how you can overcome them for a great shot every time.

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5 Steps to an Organized Print Photo Collection

  It can be very easy for a collection of print photos to get out of hand. You run out of room in your photo albums and start sticking them in drawers and closets, promising yourself that you will organize them later. At Michael Broyles Photography, we believe that...

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Unique Photo Gift

  Valentine’s Day is typically celebrated with a card, chocolates, and roses for your sweetheart; however, more people are choosing gifts that have a personal touch. One increasingly popular option is the photo card, often graced with a romantic or whimsical picture...

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How to Build Your Personal Brand Using Videos

  In business, first impressions count. This simple truism is a big reason that Michael Broyles Photography offers business portraits as one of our services. We want to help you make a great first impression.   However, in today’s business climate, the amount of time...

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Immortalize that Beloved Pet!

65% of U.S. households own one, which equates to 79.7 million homes.  We spend nearly $1200 each year on them. 2/3 of the people who own them take them into account when buying a car. We’re talking, of course, about pets.  A generation from now, grandparents will be...

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Start the New Year with a New Family Portrait

It’s a new year. Time for a family portrait, don’t you think?  After all, a lot can happen in a year and there is no better (or lasting) way to commemorate a year past and a new one beginning than with a portrait of the family. Not that having such a portrait taken is...

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Find Your Muse: Photographers That Inspire You

Every artist has their muse, their inspiration. For actor/director Bobby DeNiro, it was – at least in terms of comedy – Bud Abbott and Lou Costello.  For singer/songwriter/musician James Taylor it was the immortal Woodie Gutherie.  For pop artist Andy Warhol it was...

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