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On the blog, you'll find helpful tips for your photo session and what's going on at AVP. Pick a category below or browse through the most recent postings. 

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family of four staring out into the ocean

February 16, 2020

Thinking about a family session but not sure what to expect? Let me tell you about our family sessions! Our family sessions are fun and laid back. I love to go with the flow and capture photographs of your family together and your unique connection in our signature lifestyle way. No two sessions are the […]

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Most soon-to-be mothers I speak to are either absolutely gung-ho about their maternity pictures or they’re a little apprehensive about the idea. On one hand, this is a monumental moment! You’re with child, you’re radiant, you’re excited and whether this is your first child, or you are adding another to the bunch, life is seriously […]

Woman and man's hands in a heart shape over a pregnant belly

February 16, 2020

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January 1, 2020

image of a man in a gray suit, white shirt, and red tie. He is smiling and standing in front of a dark green wall.

Seeing as how it’s 2020 and the Internet reigns supreme, having high quality, current headshots is vital to your career. And it really doesn’t matter what your job is, either! It used to be that real estate agents and corporate finance leaders were the only ones required to have such images taken, but today everyone […]

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pregnant woman holding her belly, sitting on her bed

December 28, 2019

Bringing a baby into the world is a wonderful life event that should be captured. It’s a time you are going to want to remember and share with your little one once they are a bit older. If you are thinking about or have recently booked a maternity photo session then the below tips should […]

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We are going to have fun at your portrait session! I have a few tips and tricks for you to ensure everything goes smoothly and that we have a grand ol’ time! 1. If this is a family portrait session, explain everything to your children so they’re in the loop. The more aware they are […]

Group of women wearing purple shirts and red pants. Everyone is standing around in a semi-circle laughing.

December 27, 2019

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December 16, 2019

If you’re in the process of planning your tween or senior photo session, you’re probably looking for a few theme and location ideas. Below are a few fun ideas to give you some inspiration: Enjoy an amusement park. Do you live near an amusement park or is the carnival in town? Think cotton candy and […]

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