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  • Wall Displays for Frames

  • The most traditional way to display your images is on the walls of your home.  It’s easy and simple, and a classy way to showcase the pictures you love. Placing your frames in a pleasing way can be challenging, so we’ve created a couple mock displays for you. These are just a few of the hundreds of ways to arrange your[...]
  • The Tribal Trend

  • One of this season’s hot trends can be found in bold colors and basic geometric shapes.  The tribal fashion wave can be found today in almost every type of adornment, from t-shirts to jewelry, shoes to gowns.  And it’s not going away anytime soon. The tribal trend influences the fashion industry with bold and somet[...]
  • Nutty, But Necessary

  • Looking for a healthy, fulfilling snack?  Regularly snacking on nuts not only satisfies cravings, but can also extend your life by positively contributing to your body’s needs. There are so many reasons why nuts should be included in your diet, here are just a few of the benefactors. 1.  They contain “healthy fats”[...]
  • Ideas for Posing Toddlers

  • The toddler stage is one of the cutest phases of life, but to get your child to pose, let alone look at the camera, can be a huge challenge.  The next time you want to take some great toddler photos, try these simple tips to make it a more successful activity. First, be sure that the camera you are using doesn’t h[...]
  • Help! Save Your Stuck Photos!

  • All it takes is pulling your phone from your pocket to document a moment in time. Technology has made it very simple to accomplish that, the only problem with this is these pictures tend to stay on our camera phones, stuck!  If the pictures are lucky, we load them from our phone to our computers. But when do we ever [...]
  • High School Class of 2018 Senior Model Call!

  • It's 72 degrees and sunny in my Vancouver studio! Loud music and lotsa fun, and we need YOU - to be a model from your school, in our area! Shake off the rain and call us at 360-977-7048 for more info! It's fun and your parents will thank you! First 6 callers only please, we are nearly full! A Fraley Photography s[...]
  • Best Couples Shots

  • Ever try to get a cute couples shot, but it turns out awkward?  The couple just stands there stiffly, or they do the traditional “prom pose”?   How do you get couples to look natural and like they are enjoying each other without them tensing up in front of the camera?  Here are a couple of ideas for you to try: 1.  Te[...]
  • Picture Your Goal

  • Setting new goals can sometimes be challenging. Maybe not the dreaming up what you want to accomplish part, but more the meeting your actual goal part. One way to really help you close the gap between trying and succeeding is through pictures. Visualization of your goals goes a lot farther way than words in a sentenc[...]
  • 5 Fun Holiday Images You Won’t Want to Miss

  • The holidays are always a great time to pull out the camera and capture some remarkable memories. Here are a few ideas to make these memories extra fun through the lens of your camera. 1.  Use Christmas decorations as props. 2.  Don’t forget the details.  Capture pictures of ornaments and the little things that mak[...]
  • 10 Christmas Traditions to Start This Year

  • 1 - Cut your own Christmas tree.  2 - Collect children’s Christmas books to read each day of the month of December. 3 - Start a 12 days of Christmas Service project.  Every day find some type of service around the neighborhood or community that you can do. 4 - Decorate Gingerbread houses.  You can make these with[...]
  • Creative Wall Display

  • When the walls feel a little too full of picture frames, it might be time to change it up or add something a little different to it. You can use any type of craft item, and in this case, we chose to add some nature to the design with our wooden circles. Here is how to make them: 1. Find a wide tree stump in the woods.[...]