Family Portrait – Different Location Styles

There are so many different locations that make amazing backgrounds, but it all depends on YOUR style as a family! Here at Shani Studios we love to discuss your creative thoughts on how your family portrait should look. I can think of a million different places that I would love to shoot at, but that…

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Planning a Holiday Session that will Shine Year Round!

Planning a family portrait takes a lot of time and effort! It can be one of those things that mom stresses about! Trust me, I get it! The holidays seem to be one of those times that we plan the most family portraits, but what happens when all of that effort ends up in Reds…

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LBP: Adam Wilbanks – Home Repair Specialist

LBP: Adam Wilbanks Home Repair Specialist There are times in our lives where chores around the home just become too much or too overwhelming. A honey-do list becomes two to three pages long and pushed to the wayside so many times you just don’t want to deal with it anymore. This is when you should…

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Fall Clothing Guide: Dressing for your Fall Family Portrait Session

According to Cosmo Magazine, this Fall fashion trends include Fringe, Funky Furs, Florals (sounds like we went for an alliteration here) and Quilted bedtime ponchos. Right….So this doesn’t really make sense for our family photos and looking to yearly fashion trends doesn’t really help when creating a portrait that will be timeless and classy for…

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LBP: Tonya Tecca – Real Estate Agent

LBP: Tonya Tecca  Real Estate Agent Coldwell Banker Residential  Have you ever purchased a home? Thought about purchasing a home but the whole thing seems so daunting? It does for me too! However, talking to Tonya Tecca, Realtor and our Local Business Profile for this week, I felt like I could tackle this huge life…

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Makeup for your photos – Tips & Tricks

It’s your photo session and you want to look INCREDIBLE! At Shani Studios, we want that too! The way you do your makeup has a lot to do with this!  We know that for a lot of ladies, make up can be one of the most frustrating parts of having your photo taken, so we…

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LBP: Paula Pipitone – Hair Stylist

LBP: Paula Pipitone Ma Jolie Salon & Spa Hair Stylist   In the photography world it is so important to work with an amazing hair stylist and makeup artists, or two. I met Paula, one of my trusted and recommended hair stylists, a few years ago when she joined a local networking group I was…

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A Big Announcement – It’s a Baby Girl!

Our Baby Girl is Here!    Our Little Nugget, Joyce Rebecca Girtler arrived this week!   At a whopping 10 lbs 4 oz and 20.5 inches, this baby is an incredible bundle of joy and we are so excited to welcome her into our world!   In celebration of our new little one we are…

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LPB: Gary Clinton – Massage Therapy

LBP: Gary Clinton Healing Hands Massage Massage Therapist  Who doesn’t love a good massage that gets you back on your feet and feeling like a whole new person?   This week I sat down with Gary Clinton of Healing Hands massage and discussed the importance of working with a Massage Therapist who really knows  the…

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