The Hours of Editing

Editing photographs is a whole process in itself. We love the days we go and photograph weddings, family portraits, and parties but after we have the excitement of downloading all of the photographs onto our computers and see what we really captured! Now...

Tips for great cake-cutting photos at your Prescott wedding

The wedding cake is an age-old tradition which symbolizes the first activity in which the newlyweds participate together. Aris Affairs Photography has some ideas for great cake-cutting photos at your Prescott wedding! Since the wedding cake is the central focus of the...

Now is the best time to book your 2015 wedding!

Now is the Best time to get booking!  If you are planning a wedding in 2015 you may want to get a move on booking your vendors.  Most vendors book at least six months in advance.  If you are getting married in the summer months this would be the perfect...

Spend time with the people that matter

Do you have family coming in from out of town for your wedding day?  Are you stressed that you might not get to see them?  Here are a few things that you get do to ensure that you will get to see everyone…and actually spend time with them!...

What couples should wear for their photo shoot

Whether it is an engagement shoot or another special occasion for a couple, the question often asked is: What should we wear for our special photo session? Aris Affairs Photography, your local family photographer in Prescott, has some ideas to help you look great...

Why you should have your next family photoshoot outside

Whether natural or artificial light, a skilled photographer can use any lighting condition to his or her advantage. A professional can produce beautiful photos no matter what lighting they use. However, most photographers will prefer a naturally lit scene if the...

DIY Saturday!

Do you need pictures but don't want to spend the time and or money paying someone?  Being a mother, I completely understand.  Here are a few things you can do to get some great pictures at home.  So get creative!  Take your camera...or your...

Easter Mini Sessions! $125.00 Perfect for Cards and/ or ECards!

Easter is upon us and we are offering an easter mini session for $125.00 for 30min, with props and professionals! 😉 If you would like us to make an ecard for you to send out to family and friends that is just an extra $25.00...Just think...All that you save on...

How to best capture your maternity beauty

The best time to capture yourself in a professional photo is when you are at your very best. Guess what - no matter how you feel, pregnancy is that time when you have the most natural feminine beauty, and it is a special time of huge expectation. Let Aris Affairs...

Spring is Here!

Spring is here and it is beautiful outside! Aside from the allergies we are all suffering with this year, it really is lovely. So take take a walk, or a hike, or even bike and great ready for all of the amazing things you might see.  Don't forget your camera! You...

Wedding party photos for your wedding

Does every niece, sister, sorority sister, and cousin want to be a bridesmaid at your wedding, but there are only three groomsmen attending? Don’t worry! This is an awesome opportunity to make your Prescott wedding interesting and fun. Aris Affairs Photography...

The importance of family portraits

Aris Affairs Photography, your local Prescott family photographer, embraces the idea that professional family portraits are important to every family. There are a number of reasons we feel this way, and we think you will agree. Professional portraits are one way to...

Tips for your multi-generation family photo session

Multi-generation family photos are a wonderful way to capture a very special moment. They are a unique way to view the passage of time in your family, as well as an opportunity to create a memory with children and their grandparents or great-grandparents. These photos...

Easter Mini Sessions! $125.00 Perfect for Cards and/ or ECards!

Easter is upon us and we are offering an easter mini session for $125.00 for 30min, with props and professionals! 😉 If you would like us to make an ecard for you to send out to family and friends that is just an extra $25.00...Just think...All that you save on...

Tips for capturing a great family photo

In this digital age we often have hundreds of photos on our phones, but none are the quality of a professional family portrait. If you're planning a family portrait session, then consider these simple tips for capturing great family photos from the pros at your...

Tips on photographing people and their pets

Pets are members of the family! So when we think of a family photo, we don’t want to leave out our four-legged family members. Aris Affairs Photography, your family photographer in Prescott, offers tips on photographing people and their pets. Yes, our pets are...

Puppy Love

Ok, so I thought that taking pictures of kids could sometime be a challenge, what with the “look, there goes a puuurty butterfly” syndrome that they can sometimes have.  If their cranky, hungry, tiered, board, or would rather be doing anything...

Dudeoir Sessions for Valentine’s Day or Your Bride to Be and It’s Not About Getting Naked!

So the first question I’m sure you’re asking is what is "dudeoir,"- it’s a combination of Dude to represent the male and boudoir to classify it as a “sexy” portrait genre. The next question may be why. At Aris Affairs Photography Studio...

Two cameras are better than one!

Why it’s a good idea to have an assistant come with your photographer:  How paying just a bit more can drastically improve the quality of your photos. When you think of a wedding photographer do you just think of one person?  Do you desire a flawless...

Some great summer color themes for your Summer Wedding!

Wedding photos are a specialty of Aris Affairs Photography. And there’s no season more perfect for a wedding than summer. But with so many things to plan for your Prescott wedding, sometimes it’s hard to get started. We’d like to recommend that you...

New Toy

Apr 15, 2014

When you purchase a new piece of equipment for your job, it’s such an exciting thing! I just got a new camera this past month and man, it is a beautiful, complicated, intriguing piece of equipment! 

There are settings on this new camera that helps me in so many ways! There is one little button called the bracketing button. It allows me to take multiple photographs by pressing the button once while only taking one photograph! By snapping two or three more photographs on the bracketing button, it helps compensate for shadows and highlights. I’m used to bracketing on an analog film camera, so when I hop in the darkroom I have a variety of low to high contrasted photographs to chose from. I’m thrilled to have functions on my new camera that are similar to my film camera. Even though I’m a junkie for my film camera, I can see myself getting along with my newfound friend.

I took an outing over this past weekend to snap some photographs of my friends family.  It hummed like a bird every click was beautiful. It makes such a difference to have a piece of equipment that functions correctly and wants to work with you to produce the best images you can produce! This is one of the photographs, enjoy!