17 09, 2018

Lakeside Portraits Apprenticeship

2018-11-09T19:49:45-05:00September 17th, 2018|Tips|0 Comments

Looking to get some real world experience and training in the photography business?   *on the job training *build your resume *change your future   -Must have High School Diploma -Apprenticeship is part time, flexible, 10 hrs a week (evenings & weekends available) -it’s a plus if you’re going to school for a media/marketing related degree, but not necessary -it is preferred if you have a sample of your photography/marketing work for me to review -After 25 hours of initial training, pays $7.50/hr to get on the job training in the track of your choice   I should apply for the Lakeside Apprenticeship if I am interested in learning the following: -how to take photos with a DSLR (it is preferred that you own your own equipment) -how to shoot high quality raw images -how to sort photos in post production -minor editing -shooting video with a DSLR and other [...]

17 08, 2018

What locations do you offer?

2018-11-09T19:48:47-05:00August 17th, 2018|Tips|0 Comments

There are so many options when it comes to choosing your location for your portrait session! Of course, there are some seasonal choices, but THIS IS YOUR GO TO POST when deciding when and where you want to schedule your session with Lakeside Portraits. And as always, I'm up for new locations if you have an idea of your own (: However, if traveling 60 minutes away from Prince Gallitzin State Park, additional fees will apply. Glendale Lake @ the cove near Pickerel Pond access - great for capturing candid photos of kiddos Flower Fields - right near the lake and a plethora of options! Family Farm - Located in Carrolltown, [...]

15 09, 2017

7 Things You Should Know before you go on your Senior Photo Shoot

2018-11-09T19:46:55-05:00September 15th, 2017|Tips|0 Comments

Bring more outfit choices than you will actually use. Once you arrive on your shoot, your photographer might have some input on what will look best on camera – so the more options you bring, the better. Ask your photographer about digital files. This is an important one. In a social media age, it’s important that you get the digital files from your shoot so you can post your images at their highest quality. Most photographers do offer a digital files package, but some do not. Some will text you a link, so you have it right on your cell phone. Ask questions! Think about bringing props on your shoot. Props help make every shoot unique. Are you a book worm? Bring your books. Do you love horses? Ask your photographer to meet you at your barn! Play sports? Take all your paraphernalia! Bring the things that make you, YOU. [...]