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5 Reasons to Avoid the Dreaded FWAGC (Friend with a Good Camera) Pitfall When Taking Senior Yearbook Photos

For the first time in Colorado history, over 900,000 students are currently enrolled in the Centennial State - most of which probably have a smartphone in their pocket, right now. Smartphone technology has provided millions of people with a high-quality camera available to them at any time, and many of those people take beautiful photos with those cameras. There are entire social media platforms basically devoted to the smartphone camera. Despite the advances in smartphone camera tech, that friend with a good camera (FWAGC), aka everyone with a smartphone, still is most likely not a good choice...

5 Reasons Why Senior Picture Sessions Before June 15 Just Makes Sense

senior picture sessionsLife during the school year can be crazy. But the summertime? Now that's the time to get everything done. With the kids out of school, and no longer out of the house for most of the day, scheduling items to cross off their to-do list should be much easier. More time, more opportunity, right? No after-school activities, no early morning practices; just a full day to get stuff done! The one exception to this logic is one to-do item that typically does occur during Summer, but actually, it...

Five Considerations When Interviewing Prospective High School Senior Photographers

Immortalizing your teenager in stunning Senior Picture photos has been a rite of passage for teens all over America for generations. In the modern world of camera phones and internet scammers, however, finding a trusted senior picture photographer can prove to be somewhat confusing and difficult. Kelly Weaver Photography has been taking and showcasing stunning, fun, and exciting senior portrait pictures for nearly 15 years. While we, of course, would love to show you how Kelly Weaver Photography stands out above the other senior photographer white noise, we also find it imperative that your senior receive the best...

Why Your Company Should Buck the Group Amoeba Shot

If you’ve ever worked in corporate America, you’ve most likely seen the 'group amoeba' photo hanging or sometimes affixed to the fluorescent-lit halls. Worn-out prints from the ‘80’s, ‘90’s and even the early 2000’s show awkwardly smiling faces – and some equally awkward facial hair from the early days – of what should be the entirety of the company. The key phrase there being should be. In the modern era of cell phones and high-pixel digital cameras, the number of opportunities for taking amazing photos have...

Denver Dating Coach Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby, of Growing Self Counseling and Coaching, shares her top tips for creating an amazing online profile.

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Dating in a digitally enhanced world

Like it or not, in this day and age people are finding each other online. The small blue screen connecting us to the world is the modern equivalent of the dance-hall or county fair, except instead of chatting up an attractive stranger that catches your eye… you scroll, you assess, and you filter dozens of attractive strangers. Here’s free advice from a Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby, Professional Dating Coach: Finding “the one” requires intention, and strategy. Among...

Denver Senior Pictures- kicking off the Class of the season!

We are kicking off our Denver Senior Pictures with Jonathan from Mullen High School!

Jonathan is the oldest of his siblings and played "Corner" on his Mullen team. He did a great job with his "serious" senior pictures, we love the expression! When we did Jonathan's personality profile to find out more about his likes and dislikes, he mentioned he's a fan of Will Smith and so are we! How can you go wrong with "Hitch", "Independence Day", "I-Robot" and "Pursuit of Happyness" right? Here are some of our favorites from his Denver...

Denver Professional Portraits with “Eye Connection”

Denver professional portraits are a key component in our businesses. People still BUY people, therefore an image that connects to your audience is instrumental. So, exactly how DO you connect with your audience through your headshot? The answer-- Body language and EYE connection. Both are important, however EYE connection ranks as #1. Eye connection is that "twinkle" in your eye, that little "I-have-a-secret look." Eye connection is a way to engage, and when you nail it, your headshot will capture attention. Before we say anything else, it's important that you know WHAT you want your headshot to say about you as...

Senior Pictures: Creatives “Takin’ it to the Streets”

We here at Kelly Weaver Photography just LOVE to capture students' unique personalities for their senior pictures, and our studio is PERFECTLY located for seniors who are creative or artistic because our nearby streets and alleyways really enrich their photos. A variety of creatives love "takin' it to the streets" when they work with us. We've photographed a tons of creative senior pictures for students who are artists, dancers, and more! For example, Gabrielle is a violinist, singer AND even an engineer. Her senior pictures are outside our studio, and the splashes of color and...

Portrait Photography: Try Fun Winter Photos OUTSIDE!

With wintertime comes cozying up to a fireplace and being bundled up with lots of layers. When people think about spending time outdoors in winter, what usually comes to mind is winter sports, but did you know you can do FABULOUS portrait photography outside? You surely can!...

Professional Pictures: Natural Lighting for Realtors

For realtors, it's super important to connect with your clients immediately, and often this connection happens first with professional pictures. Gone are the days for stale, overly professional headshots because clients today want to connect with YOU first before they make the leap to invest in your services. Sometimes professional pictures in studios can be a good thing, but for real estate agents, what's much better is NATURAL lighting and being photographed in your environment -- a beautiful home! Kelly Weaver Photography's location has background option that boasts the look and feel of a home,...
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