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September 17, 2021

Chian O'Connor

It’s no secret that being in the photography industry is expensive. When you throw flash into the equation, it can get overwhelming. There’s no shortage of gear, and usually when you’re starting out, you can’t purchase it all- and you don’t need to! All that you really need is a basic set up that will […]

August 26, 2021

Chian O'Connor

You did it! You made the decision to jump in and start shooting with off-camera flash. You’ve ordered your gear and waited patiently for it to be delivered. It’s finally here and you can hardly wait to get out there and start shooting. I know the feeling! You double check your camera bag to make […]

August 11, 2021

Chian O'Connor

I am so excited to get to share this adorable family session today! It’s one of my favorite things to get to take pictures and document memories for our dear friends, and Bean and Robyn certainly fall into that category. Robyn is a friend that I kind of inherited from Denton. When I moved to […]

July 4, 2021

Chian O'Connor

We are so proud of Ian. Denton and I are in this specific age range where we’re not quiet old enough to be his parents, but we’re not young enough to be his siblings… so we get the special distinction of being his friends. This past year was a difficult one, as it has been […]

July 4, 2021

Chian O'Connor

There is nothing better than being able to have a good time with good friends. Well, unless you get to take pictures to document it 🙂 Ed and Alexy are some of the first people that we met when we moved to Wolf Point. They had a place for us to stay, and work for […]

July 4, 2021

Chian O'Connor

I am so excited that I FINALLY get to post these highlights!! I have had the sweet privilege to photograph Chelsea and her family for several years now, and I was so excited to get to meet sweet Emma and take pictures with Hunter and his baby sister!  Chelsea and I had been planning to […]

June 24, 2021

Chian O'Connor

As Abbie’s daddy took his place for his first look with his daughter, I backed away to set my camera. As I looked up, he was already wiping his eyes. The sun was bright, it was a hot summer day, but the fact was- he was about to see his little girl as a bride […]

May 28, 2021

Chian O'Connor

I have had the privilege of photographing a lot of seniors through the years. Every. Single. Time, I am impressed with the vision, tenacity and character of the young people that I get to meet. Living in the time of a global pandemic has certainly changed the face of what being a high school senior […]

January 21, 2021

Chian O'Connor

Are you tired of blue skin tones and your images just lacking that certain something? Read on to learn how using Kelvin for your white balance can up-level your images! Good morning from the snowy state of Montana! I am sitting here this morning wrapped up in a fuzzy blanket with snow falling outside and […]

January 12, 2021

Chian O'Connor

Introduction (Total reading time: 8 minutes ) In my last post, we talked about the benefits of using manual mode over auto modes. Great. But, how do you do that? Exposure triangle, bokeh, F/stop, Aperture, shutter speed, motion blur, etc, it can be so overwhelming!! There are so many articles out there that break all […]

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