Great poses for your maternity photo session

If you are expecting and looking for the best way to capture that special time, here are four foolproof poses from Aris Affairs Photography that put all the attention on your upcoming joy. Whether shooting indoors or out, these recommendations can add variety to your...

Capture 2018 with beautiful photographs!

We’ve all heard the saying “time flies” and it seems to be more true every year as our world seems to move faster and faster. This year, why not let Aris Affairs Photography in Prescott help you capture your year so that you can look back and...

Tips for Fall family photos

Soon the monsoons will be over and Fall will be right around the corner. Aris Affairs Photography thinks the Fall is a great time to take advantage of Prescott's natural beauty and the perfect opportunity to begin the holiday season with a family photo shoot. Here are...

What to wear for your family photo shoot in Prescott

No matter what season it is in Prescott, if you're gathering your family together for a photo shoot, Aris Affairs Photography has some great ideas for how to dress. Focus, excuse the pun, on one person. The patriarch? The matriarch? The new baby? Pick out the colors...

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...

Ideas for wedding ring photos at your Prescott wedding

Every couple wants to get special photos of their rings. This can include spontaneous photos during the engagement, as well as posed images at the wedding. Aris Affairs Photography offers some creative ideas for wedding ring photos at your Prescott wedding....

The new mommy moments…

Love is all around... When your a new mommy it is even more magnified!  I remember the morning I had my son, it was love at first sight.  I wanted to take it all in and hold on to that moment forever.   This is one of my favorite moments that I have...

What to wear for your Spring Photo Shoot

Spring is almost here, which is our favorite time, everything is awash in new beginnings. Beautiful colors are emerging all around us, trees are becoming green again, all those local Prescott flowers are blooming make for a perfect photo backdrop opportunity. Whether...

Why photographs matter

When you ask people what possessions they would rescue from their burning house, one of the most frequent answers is photograph albums or their digital images. Prescott local family photographer, Aris Affairs Photography, shares why photographs matter. Here are some...

How to choose a photographer for your wedding

Maybe you have been planning your wedding since you were little, or maybe you started last week. No matter how long it has been, you know there are hundreds of details to consider both big and small. It may not feel like it now, but one of the most significant...

Photos you cannot leave out of your wedding album

Your wedding day is a day that flies by very quickly, and you will want to capture it all. You should discuss with your photographer the scenes that you feel cannot be missed. You want a photographer that can capture your style and desires, and be helpful in guiding...

Great themes for your engagement photos

Planning your engagement photo shoot in Prescott? You don’t have to wear solid colors and uninteresting clothes. These pictures should express who you are as a couple. Mix things up with a theme, and in Prescott, Western wear is a very appropriate choice. Aris...

Sharing in amazing moments!

  When you’re preparing to give birth and feel the need to capture all of your special moments before and after baby is here it is important to find the right person to be your birth photographer.  Personally I think that it helps if they have been at...

Spring Fever!

  I don't know about all of you but I have spring fever happening!  All I want to do is spend time of the patio and in the garden.  It is such a great time of year to start getting everything ready to grow.  I love it when all of the hard work pays...

Photos you should take before your kids grow up

Let Aris Affairs Photography, your professional family photographer in Prescott, capture the life events that you will cherish forever. Our kids grow up so quickly! It is important that you enjoy them as much as you can during their younger years. Prescott family...

Travel Fever

Well it's that time of the year, SUMMER! Trish and I are heading out of town (to two different places) next week to get away and have some fun! We're going to have our cameras on our hips ready to capture lots of photographs! She is going up north and I will be taking...

Romantic marriage proposal ideas

Wondering how to pop the question? If you're planning a Prescott wedding but haven't let your loved one in on it yet, Aris Affairs Photography offers some romantic proposal ideas. We recommend putting your own spin on one of these thoughtful and creative marriage...

Great poses for your maternity photo session

If you are expecting and looking for the best way to capture that special time, here are four foolproof poses from Aris Affairs Photography that put all the attention on your upcoming joy. Whether shooting indoors or out, these recommendations can add variety to your...

Reasons to Celebrate!

There are so many reasons to celebrate in life.  Engagements, Weddings, Babies, and Reunions!  Another reason, Anniversaries!  30 years of Marriage is deffinatly something to celebrate.  I love when I get a call to capture such a special time....

Winter wedding benefits

Are you reluctant to add yet another wedding to your friends and family's hectic summer schedule? Aris Affairs Photography, your Prescott wedding photographer, recognizes that there are great benefits that come with winter weddings. Summer is a great time for...

The importance of the background for your summer photos

May 24, 2018

Aris Affairs Photography importance background in PrescottPhotographers often spend a great deal of time with hair, makeup, wardrobe, and props but very little time choosing the right background for the photos. Aris Affairs Photography believes that background can make or break the photos, and Prescott has a wide array of backgrounds to choose from. Let Aris Affairs Photography help you learn the importance of the background for your summer photos in Prescott.

This article is going to focus mainly on outdoor photos, but you can apply the same rules to indoor photoshoots. And, let’s face it, Prescott has some of the best outdoor backgrounds one could choose from.

Too much! Sometimes less is more….

In many cases, less is more. This is so very true with photo backgrounds. You never want your background to draw more attention than the person/subject of the photo. The background needs to make the subject stand out even more. For example, if you want your background to be downtown Prescott, make sure not to pick a busy background. Maybe an old brick wall with an iron railing will be just enough.

The background needs to speak the same language…

Make sure the background conveys the exact message you are looking to portray. Sometimes the background can have a completely different message. Just be aware of this trap.

We point this out so that, when choosing a background, you can be aware that there can be moving parts and conflicting messages in your background. Choose your background wisely. If you need help coming up with just the right background for your Prescott photoshoot, trust your summer photos to an experienced, professional photographer. Call Aris Affairs Photography at 928-642-4049.