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  • Hanging Images With Style

  • Once you have your favorite images picked out, what can you do to create a visually pleasing arrangement on your walls?  Here are a few quick tips to help you make the most out of your space. 1.  Hang in small groups rather than being spread out.  If you have a large wall and just a few pictures, the space will look[...]
  • Change Your Attitude, Change Your Life

  • Today you will find people from every walk of life with very different attitudes.  You can find the poorest people on the earth that are truly happy, and you can find the wealthiest that are miserable, and vice versa.  Not only does a good attitude determine your happiness, but science now tells us that a positive atti[...]
  • Friends Over Technology

  • As we move further and further into a digital age, we find ourselves in front of our screens more and more.  Even when we are with our friends, the screens seem to be calling us and we catch ourselves checking emails, texts, and social media instead of investing in a good conversation and friendship.  But having a good[...]
  • 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[...]