160 Niagara St. St. Catharines, Ontario (905) 682-7112 studio@nersesphoto.com

“I Hate Pictures”

<h1>”I hate getting my picture taken.”</h1>   Photographers hear this often.  It’s because being in front of the camera can be daunting.  The moment a camera comes up, people can turn tense and awkward, even during happy occasions.  I have raised my camera, only to have people practically leap out…

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Pet Pictures

Our fuzzy, scaly, zero-to-four legged friends are part of the family. It’s fun to pull out your phone and capture one of those goofy, adorable moments; but trying to get that perfect shot can be tricky, even more so when you try and get the whole family in on it.…

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School Photos

Back to school is a time of upheaval. There are new schedules to contend with, along with new teachers, new faces and new responsibilities. One constant that remains is picture day. Most people remember the awkwardness and stress that comes with this particular day, but it doesn’t have to be…

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Fall Photos

Fall is an amazing time of year and it is one of the most popular for family portraits. It’s easy to see why: the brilliant colours, the texture of the leaves on the ground and the lighting are appealing on a lot of levels. Fall bookings fill up fast because…

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is one of those holidays that sneaks up on you. There’s a bit of advertising here and there and next thing you know, it’s a mad dash to pick up a bouquet of flowers and most of us are past the age where painting a clay pot will…

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Killer Engagement Photos

You’ve finally done it! The champagne’s been popped, the significant other said yes and pretty soon you’ll start planning a wedding; but before that, you can consider your engagement pictures.  There are a few things to bear in mind with them, but we’ll go over a couple of those now.…

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How to Photography: Big Groups

It happens sometimes.  You’ve got the whole family or committee together, everyone’s dressed up – perfect time for a picture and you just happen to have your camera.  You bunch the group together, you take the picture and it barely turns out right.  People are looking away, someone is half…

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Wedding FAQs

With wedding season fast approaching, it seems like a good time to go over some of the questions we routinely receive when we’re talking to prospective clients. Do we have to use Secret Cedars? Certainly not.  Our private park, Secret Cedars, might not be appropriate in all circumstances.  If travel…

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Getting the Portrait You Want

Whether you’re getting a professional head shot done, an engagement session, or having the entire family get together for pictures, the odds are good that you have a certain vision in mind for the outcome.  There are a few things you can do, to make sure that you are getting…

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Talking Points

Sometime things happen in photography that can make you feel like you’re in a sitcom. Here’s one such story. It started out like any ordinary wedding. Check the gear, pack up and head out to the bride’s house to start the day. Only, no one answered when we rang the…

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160 Niagara St. St. Catharines, Ontario (905) 682-7112 studio@nersesphoto.com