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Not every session needs to be outdoors or done in a professional studio to be great! But there are some things to consider if you do decide to use your home. While every outdoor location isn’t treated equally {especially when it comes to lighting, space and beauty}….not every indoor location like your home is either. […]

Not everyone has invested in professional photography yet. So for those first timers I have a few tips on what to expect at your first photo session! First you want to select the right Photographer for you! Hey your friend might have loved hers but I always encourage my clients to check out my style […]

I think every small business, entrepreneur selling in the online space or influencer needs Personal Branding Photography (that includes me)! It’s definitely an investment because these sessions typically run more than a traditional headshot shoot. Because the images you’re using help to sell your products and services you are issued a commercial license to use […]

In all the years I’ve personally used a Professional Photographer, not one has really taken the time to get to know about me or my family before photographing all of us. I also admit this wasn’t my practice when I first started out either. But it dawned on me…how am I going to truly connect […]

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 […]

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