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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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what is a model release

December 8, 2020

A model release is a legal release form signed by the subject and/or guardians of a minor being photographed. It’s purpose is to grant permission to the photographer to publish, sell, or distribute the image in one form or another, depending on the circumstances of the photoshoot. In our case, this model release form grants […]

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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

black and white image of a woman laughing with her eyes closed

If there’s one thing for certain in life, it’s that your to-do list is never-ending. From minor things — like doing the laundry, mailing that package, and getting to that doctor’s appointment — to major commitments like planning a birthday party or heading out of town for a wedding, it can all be pretty exhausting. […]

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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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