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Prom Guide: Tips and Memories
04/17/2017
Prom Guide: Tips and Memories

Prom season is quickly approaching here in Long Beach! Young ladies and gents are eagerly planning for their special night everywhere. It's an evening celebrating friendship, creating memories and dancing your little heart out. To kick off the 2017 prom season we thought we'd chime in with a few prom tips and resources along with a personal reflection from our very own Blossom Blue intern, Rosie Razo. We're also offering our exclusive stylized prom sessions. Stay tuned to find out more! Whether you're a young reader of our blog or it's your child that's anticipating the big event you'll want to read on. 1. Pinterest, Blogs, YouTube & Magazines Research! Research! ...

Headshot Saturdays
04/17/2017
Prom Guide: Tips and Memories

Because Everyone Deserves a Great Headshot For over 10 years I’ve been fortunate enough to be a key component in helping others seek out their passions. How? By starting them off with a really great headshot. Everyone from actors and creatives to business professionals and singles. They've all stood before my camera for that one image that will showcase their personality, strength, intelligence, confidence and million dollar smile. An image that opens doors. I believe EVERYONE deserves a great headshot and for this reason our team has come together to develop “Headshot Saturdays” at our Belmont Shore studio in Long Beach. It's a day dedicated to ...

Digital Photography How the Most Photographed Generation in History is at Risk of Becoming Forgotton
04/02/2017
Prom Guide: Tips and Memories

In a very short period of time we have become accustomed into believing that digital photography files are safe but nothing could be further from the truth. Digital files ARE NOT archival and will not last to keep your legacy alive.In fact this is such a serious misconception that experts warn:We’re Sleepwalking Into A Photographic Armageddon!“Georgia McCabe, CEO of the Photo Marketing Association (an American trade organization), has warned that “the most photographed generation will have no pictures in 10 years.” Vint Cerf, Google vice-president, has given ominous warning of a “digital dark age” in which computer data will be ...

2017 Shoot & Share Contest
03/29/2017
Prom Guide: Tips and Memories

2017 Photo Contest If you follow me on Instagram @blossombluephoto you already know that I've been posting my results from the 2017 Shoot & Share Photo Contest. For those that aren't on social media I am thrilled to share them with you! The Shoot & Share Photo Contest is the world’s only free & fair photo contest. Photography credits are anonymous and you can submit your images in a diversity of categories such as Lifestyle, Children, Newborn and Families. Anyone in the community can vote for their favorites (last year over 32,000,000 were cast..seriously that is a lot of voting). The photos with the most votes in each category wins! Here's an ...

Q&A: Preparing for Your Lifestyle Newborn Session
02/02/2017
Prom Guide: Tips and Memories

A newborn session that will visually document this incredible time in your life is the perfect way to share your baby with friends and family.  We understand how emotional and completely euphoric this time is for you (we have even been there a few times ourselves) so to help you prepare we have compiled a list of most often asked question along with tips and information to ensure your session is a delightful experience.  What’s the first step to plan a newborn session?If you are pregnant now and you are planning on having newborn portraits taken, please book your session in advance.  Booking in advance ensures we add baby’s due date on our master calendar and ...