On those special days when family members gather, it’s important to capture lovely photographic images to build memories. Snapshots are fun, but for birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, family reunions, and other important occasions a portrait can be a framed keepsake everyone will want. You might think taking a portrait at home is difficult, but a few tips will help you achieve a beautiful outcome with the “wow” factor.

So, you want to start a podcast. Great! Podcasting offers up an incredible platform for creative storytelling and self-expression with a low cost to entry. Plus, the podcast boom in the past few years means more people than ever are craving great audio content. But, along with more ears on podcasts there are also many more podcasts on offer. What does that mean? It means that if you’re going to stand out you need to create a podcast that people want to listen to, but also one that you’re able […]

Family on the beach

March Break is just around the corner, and if you are wondering how to prepare to make the most out of this well-deserved time off – at Henry’s, we’ve got you covered. Whether your plans involve travel to far-and-distant lands, or if you’ll be rediscovering our local hiking trails or fishing spots– whatever you do, wherever you go, here are some tips and services we provide to get you on track for the best vacation – or stay-cation – of all time!  

The Best Wedding Photography Gear Wedding season is upon us, and Henry’s wants to make sure you have all the knowledge you need to shoot weddings. Our “Wonderful Weddings” series will tell you everything you need to know about the equipment, the planning, the shots and the moments you want to capture. This blog series is intended for serious hobbyists or semi-pro shooters who are thinking about getting into the wedding game. But even an amateur will learn some great tips about shooting events, and for professionals, a reminder is […]

Remember the day that you got your camera? Remember how excited you were? Maybe you were one of those folks who promised to read the manual front to back several times to ensure that you got the most from your new tool. Maybe you needed to get some shots right away and chose to put off learning what the camera delivers. No problem. We’re going to look at 10 common features that our cameras provide that we may not be using. Shooting Modes Very often we do what we’ve always […]

“They grow up so fast.” It doesn’t matter if you’re a parent, have friends and family with kids, or even if you’re a kid yourself — we’ve all heard someone express amazement at how fast children grow. That’s why it’s important to capture as many precious moments with them as we can. And while our smartphones are a boon to making sure we don’t miss a thing, sometimes you want something that’s a little more special and memorable: a proper baby photo. Or two. Or ten! You don’t have to […]

First Photo Studio: Part 1

For many photographers, the thought of going pro is very tempting. Perhaps you’ve gone through a change in career or family life, you love photography, or all your friends and family tell you that you’re great and that you should make a business of photography.

Read the article for steps on getting the gear that you’re going to need to get started.

As any holiday approaches, the demand for family and children’s portraits for gifts and memories goes sky high.  Often times, you are the person with a “good camera”, and you are called upon to be the photographer making these images.  Let’s explore what you need to make nice looking portraits, without spending yourself into a hole. Background When you look at professional portraits, one thing is going to stick out if you take the time to see.  You’ll see that the background is simple, sometimes completely plain, and if it […]

When thinking about your next camera or even what makes a great camera, there are a few characteristics you want to check on: Picture/video quality, durability, flexibility, accessories, plus some features and specs like autofocus, shutter speed and ISO range. We don’t often think about a camera’s on-board menu structure until after we’ve made our decision — or until we start shooting! But how a menu is laid out, how intuitive the screens are to navigate and how easy the settings are to understand can make a huge difference in […]