Author Archives: Kimberlee

About Kimberlee

Kimberlee Schelling has been a portrait photographer for over ten years. She lives in Washington state, where she is also a wife and full-time mama to two very busy little ones. She is passionate about teaching photographers to take better images while empowering them to be better business owners at the same time. When she’s not photographing her clients or chasing her own kids, Kimberlee spends her time writing, reading a good book, or outdoors hiking and exploring with her family.

Have you been thinking about starting newborn photography? Here are 5 crucial questions you need to ask before you start! For those of you who have thought about shooting newborns, but haven’t taken that leap yet – you probably have a lot of questions before jumping in to this new niche. Maybe …

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If you have ever struggled with finding good lighting for a family portrait session on the beach, this behind-the-scenes video is for you! DIFFICULT LIGHTING As photographers, of course we always want to shoot in beautiful, soft, perfect lighting situations – but unfortunately, it’s not always possible. If you live somewhere like …

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ISO is a term that you will often hear as you begin your journey in photography. It is one of the most fundamental and essential aspects of photography, essential for primary camera control. Without a proper ISO setting, your camera will take photos that are either too bright or too dark. What …

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If you have ever had trouble with knowing how to shoot in direct sunlight, you are not alone.   As a new photographer, one of the best skills you can learn is how to shoot in direct sunlight. And it all starts with learning where to position your subject, and then determining …

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Have you ever wondered if you’re using the BEST newborn photography lenses? This is one of the number one questions we hear when it comes to newborn photography.  If you’re just getting started in the newborn niche, you’ll no doubt be wondering if you have the right lenses to capture those precious little babies. Or if …

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Do you already know which of the two newborn photography styles is best for you? Hey guys! This is Kimberlee with Cole’s Classroom, and today I wanted to talk to you about posed vs lifestyle newborn sessions. Now, to me, it doesn’t really matter if we put these into the same genre, …

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