Category: General Photography Tips

Why I Love Photography

I love photography. I love it because of the places it can transport us to. I’ve been through boxes and boxes of my family photos, and each time it’s a new journey. Am I going to St. Thomas to experience my parents’ honeymoon through their eyes? Will I be helping

Fall Family Photos with JPG

Soon…and it can’t come fast enough…the leaves are changing, the air will be crisp and the flannels shall come out to play! Autumn is fast approaching and it’s a beautiful time of the year to have some family photos taken. Many people know us for weddings and big events, but

Common Misconceptions about Photo Usage Rights

There are a lot of misconceptions about what one can do with digital images. This wasn’t an issue in the film days when everything was on a negative and you had to physically make a print. Today, getting prints is only one of the options, and getting images, both low

Tips for Chaotic Weather on your Wedding Day

Eagerly checking the weather for your big day is always anxiety producing, and for some couples, their wedding weather isn’t ideal. Imagine whipping the curtains open your heart drops; drab. Outside is NOT what you imagined. Have no fear, JPG knows how to handle any weather that is less than ideal because

Newborn and Family Photography in Philadelphia

It’s amazing to photograph a couple’s engagement and then watch them walk down the aisle. But what really makes us feel like part of the family is…well, being a part of the family! As couples come to us for maternity portraits, then newborn portraits, and eventually bustling family portraits, we

Tip Tuesday: Being in the Photojournalistic Moment

Recent excitement at JPG have made us step back and take a good look at what we do. We love photojournalism, and here’s why: we get to be THE witness. It’s like when a golfer gets a hole-in-one, and they really wish someone was there to see it. We are that someone, and it’s

JPG Hits the Streets with the Mummers String Bands!

When the most colorful group in Philly comes out to play, JPG is always there. It wasn’t their traditional New Years Day event, but the Mummers put on an unbelievable show in their first ever February Parade to raise money for the Mummers String Bands. This bright, colorful event is completely different

Tip Tuesday: Documenting Pets

The hardest part about documenting pets is that it’s like herding cats. At my wedding Friday, Jess and Jerry brought their two adorable dogs. The wonderful Kimpton Hotel allows pets on their property and Jess and Jerry wanted their dogs to be a part of the festivities. My bride and

Tip Tuesday: Achieve Better Color

During my awesome wedding Saturday with Laura and Dom, this Philadelphia wedding photojournalist was pretty darn cold down by Waterworks. But while the wedding party was walking back to the Philadelphia Trolley Works bus, I saw the last of the vibrant sun cascading onto the art museum. The sun had already

Tip Tuesday: Photographing in the Snow

As I pouted inside Saturday, dreading having to venture out into the frigid air for an engagement shoot, I couldn’t help but think about happier days in the snow. I have great memories–many in the snow. I’m glad I’m not with my dear friends Amanda and Mark and other past

Why I Love Photography

I love photography. I love it because of the places it can transport us to. I’ve been through boxes and boxes of my family photos, and each time it’s a new journey. Am I going to St. Thomas to experience my parents’ honeymoon through their eyes? Will I be helping

Fall Family Photos with JPG

Soon…and it can’t come fast enough…the leaves are changing, the air will be crisp and the flannels shall come out to play! Autumn is fast approaching and it’s a beautiful time of the year to have some family photos taken. Many people know us for weddings and big events, but

Common Misconceptions about Photo Usage Rights

There are a lot of misconceptions about what one can do with digital images. This wasn’t an issue in the film days when everything was on a negative and you had to physically make a print. Today, getting prints is only one of the options, and getting images, both low

Tips for Chaotic Weather on your Wedding Day

Eagerly checking the weather for your big day is always anxiety producing, and for some couples, their wedding weather isn’t ideal. Imagine whipping the curtains open your heart drops; drab. Outside is NOT what you imagined. Have no fear, JPG knows how to handle any weather that is less than ideal because

Newborn and Family Photography in Philadelphia

It’s amazing to photograph a couple’s engagement and then watch them walk down the aisle. But what really makes us feel like part of the family is…well, being a part of the family! As couples come to us for maternity portraits, then newborn portraits, and eventually bustling family portraits, we

Tip Tuesday: Being in the Photojournalistic Moment

Recent excitement at JPG have made us step back and take a good look at what we do. We love photojournalism, and here’s why: we get to be THE witness. It’s like when a golfer gets a hole-in-one, and they really wish someone was there to see it. We are that someone, and it’s

JPG Hits the Streets with the Mummers String Bands!

When the most colorful group in Philly comes out to play, JPG is always there. It wasn’t their traditional New Years Day event, but the Mummers put on an unbelievable show in their first ever February Parade to raise money for the Mummers String Bands. This bright, colorful event is completely different

Tip Tuesday: Documenting Pets

The hardest part about documenting pets is that it’s like herding cats. At my wedding Friday, Jess and Jerry brought their two adorable dogs. The wonderful Kimpton Hotel allows pets on their property and Jess and Jerry wanted their dogs to be a part of the festivities. My bride and

Tip Tuesday: Achieve Better Color

During my awesome wedding Saturday with Laura and Dom, this Philadelphia wedding photojournalist was pretty darn cold down by Waterworks. But while the wedding party was walking back to the Philadelphia Trolley Works bus, I saw the last of the vibrant sun cascading onto the art museum. The sun had already

Tip Tuesday: Photographing in the Snow

As I pouted inside Saturday, dreading having to venture out into the frigid air for an engagement shoot, I couldn’t help but think about happier days in the snow. I have great memories–many in the snow. I’m glad I’m not with my dear friends Amanda and Mark and other past

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