Creating a list of photo shots for your wedding

A wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime moment, and it’s up to the photographer to capture it! Before the ceremony, the bride and groom should sit down with their photographer and make a list of all the important shots. Aris Affairs Photography offers some ideas to...

Capturing the magic of the toast at your wedding reception

There are many magical moments at a wedding: when the groom sees his bride coming down the aisle, lighting of a unity candle, even the antics of a young ring bearer, or a flower girl dropping petals and picking them up again. Then comes the reception and more precious...

Photos of the bride getting ready

Capturing the images of a bride before she makes her way to her groom can be among the most intimate moments of the day. Prescott professional wedding photographer, Aris Affairs Photography, loves having that special bonding time with the bride, her bridesmaids, and...

Tips on photographing newborns with their siblings

Photographing your newborn baby with their brand new big brother(s) or sister(s) for a photoshoot may come with a few challenges. Aris Affairs Photography offers some tips that can really help make your Prescott photo shoot enjoyable for everyone. A key factor in...

Why you should have professional maternity photos

Many pregnant women have recently been hiring professional photographers for a photo session during the last couple of months of pregnancy. Aris Affairs Photography, family photographer in Prescott, explains why it is a good idea to have a professional...

The best time to take newborn photos

Once your adorable newborn has arrived, you will want to take a million pictures of your precious new family member. As a mom, you know just how important it is to capture these moments: time flies! A professional photography session is a great way to capture these...

Family Portraits as Special Gifts For Mother’s Day

As a photographer, and a mother, it’s a special privilege for me to help you find that special gift for Mom or Grandma. Maybe this year the perfect gift would be a family portrait in Prescott that will bring joy and fond memories for years to come. Here are a...

Tips on professional portraits for your Prescott business

Not all portrait poses should be the same. Aris Affairs Photography shares some tips on professional portraits for your Prescott business.There are some essentials that need to be considered when it comes to portraits for your business. Let’s start...

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...

Why photographs matter

Have you ever stumbled onto an old photograph to find that it triggered memories and details long forgotten? Do photographs of your newborns rekindle those days for you despite the decades that have passed? Prescott family photographer, Aris Affairs Photography,...

Oh Weddings

This past week we did two amazingly beautiful weddings! The first one was on Saturday (the day it rained and snowed sideways) but boy, it was a great celebration! The bride and groom took the weather as it was and made the absolute best of it. Since I'm new to the...

Holiday Photo Packages

I love it when babies have such proud moments!  You can see it in her face that she is so pround and happy to be with her parents and to be walking! Do you have a little one that you would like to capture these moments with? It's that time of year so why wait for...

Are engagement photos really needed?

He proposed and you said yes! Now the planning begins. One of the questions that arises is whether engagement photos are necessary. Aris Affairs Photography, your local Prescott wedding photographer, is convinced that engagement photos are extremely important for many...

Tips on photographing newborns with their siblings

Photographing your newborn baby with their brand new big brother(s) or sister(s) for a photoshoot may come with a few challenges. Aris Affairs Photography offers some tips that can really help make your Prescott photo shoot enjoyable for everyone. A key factor in...

Have your cake and eat it too!

Are you planning a wedding on a budget?  Trust me, I have been there!  From a photographer to a bride, one bit of advice that I have is never be afraid to negotiate. The only thing you may hear is "no" and "that's ok!"  For me, if you are getting...

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...

Amazing SunShine!

This is one of my favorite times of the year...I have many!  I love when my garden is in full swing and we are getting to enjoy to fruits of our labor.  Here is one of my favorite flowers that I plant every year.  The Sun Flower.  Enjoy!

Photographing outdoor weddings

Why are the photographs of outdoor weddings so exciting? The outdoors offers many different textures and elements to work with in photography. Aris Affairs Photography talks about photographing outdoor weddings in Prescott. A skilled photographer is able to use both...

Hire a professional photographer for your family reunion

Summer is almost here...time to plan your family reunion picnic, barbeque or other group activity. You’ve got the family all together and you’ll want to capture those memories in pictures. Aris Affairs Photography tells why you should trust only a...

Family Portraits as Special Gifts For Mother’s Day

As a photographer, and a mother, it’s a special privilege for me to help you find that special gift for Mom or Grandma. Maybe this year the perfect gift would be a family portrait in Prescott that will bring joy and fond memories for years to come. Here are a...

Tips for great pet photos

Jul 10, 2019

Aris Affairs Photography, family photographer in Prescott, can capture amazing photos of your pets.

We photograph the people and places we love, so of course we photograph our pets! But taking an Instagram-worthy photo of a hyper animal can be difficult. They may not be avoiding the camera like people do, but they definitely aren’t posing for it either. Aris Affairs Photography, family photographer in Prescott, has some tips to get great shots of your pets.

Use Treats
Maybe this one is a no-brainer, but animals love food and won’t take their eyes off a treat if it’s in front of them. Use that to your advantage and hold the snacks next to the lens or wherever you want them to be looking. 

Use Props
Put your puppy in a bowl or your hamster in a tube. Props help pose the animal and give the photo a sense of action and variety. Plus, having a toy just might make them sit still for the length of a shutter click.

Dress Up
Don’t roll your eyes, there’s nothing cuter than an animal in a costume and you know it. You don’t need to go to any extremes here, just put your glasses on your dog or have your cat wear a bow tie. It’s never not going to be cute.

Use Natural Light
This isn’t just for pets either. Natural light is always going to be better for photos than a camera flash. So turn off the flash and open a window. Don’t go too crazy though, full sunlight can be just as difficult as a flash. 

Get In There Yourself
Your pet is yours, so photos are going to be more interesting if you are in them, too. It highlights the family aspect of having a pet even if your face isn’t shown.

The best way to get a great shot of your best friends, though, is with a professional photographer. Aris Affairs Photography loves freezing moments in time between you and your pets. Schedule your pet or family photo session in Prescott today by calling 928-642-4049.