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I would like to start off by saying Candid Photography is not for everyone! So if your preference is to stand still and smile pretty at the camera…then a candid approach may not be for you. To be candid (yes pun intended!) it takes the right type of client to be comfortable enough in front […]

Okay Seniors! Let’s talk real talk…..Nowadays it’s all about having awesome stand out photos of yourself! So  it’s more important than ever to know what to expect for your Senior Session with your Photographer! It’s not just about the outfit selection or hair and makeup! There’s a few other factors to consider…so read on! Location: […]

Are you out of town and thinking about doing a photo session while you’re visiting the OC? Well then there are a few things to anticipate. Weather: Even though we enjoy sunny warm days most of the year, there are some months we’re showered with rain. Typically December-early March rain is often in the forecast. […]

I always love the start of a new year! With it brings another 365 days to do some pretty amazing things with your life! For some it’s all about purging; letting go, clearing out, getting rid of things and people that no longer serve them. For others it’s chasing their goals, dreams and taking hold […]

Every so often I hold Model Calls at less busy times of the year. In part for various projects I may be working on and sometimes, just to update my Portfolio with a different Photography style or family look. Earlier this year I was collaborating with a Videographer for a personal project and needed a […]

Not only is Christmas morning hectic…trying to capture it can be just as frustrating and stressful if you don’t know what you’re doing. So on my Facebook Business Page DeannaGPhotography  I did a Capturing Christmas Video series over a 5 day period revealing some of the best photography tips and techniques to use with a DSLR […]

My best advice to parents who book 1 Year Old Sessions with me is to come with the expectation to have no expectations! With 1 year olds, they’re like pets…unpredictable and uncooperative. But don’t get scared off from doing them. This milestone is one of the best memories to have captured! What really helps prepare […]

I’ve coined myself as a Portrait and Lifestyle Photographer. I like to blend the two styles because every client’s comfort level is different and every client’s needs or desires of how to be captured varies. But what exactly is the difference between the two? Well Portrait photographers focus more on capturing the subject through various […]

I’ve had a handful of new clients this year thanks to Instagram! Nowadays its super easy to find whomever or whatever you need by searching hashtags especially when you’re out of the area: like the Tran family! This new mom reached out to me explaining she’ll be visiting family in town over Thanksgiving Break with […]

I’ve known the mom of this family since our first borns were babies. Something we’ve always shared in common is we both have THREE boys! Cue the violin…sympathy and compassion is welcome! But really, I think most moms who have three boys were in some way hoping for a girl (I know I was). But […]

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