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Marketing for photographers: Getting to know your target audience

target audience for photographers"YOUR VIBE ATTRACTS YOUR TRIBE"One of the questions I am asked regularly by professional photographers on my Business & Marketing Workshop is "how can they find customers who really value our photography?" Let's be honest,  we all...

Introduction to Frequency Separation includes FREE downloadable action

using frequency separation on family photo shooT editing + FREE downloadable action** PLEASE NOTE THIS BLOG  IS BEST VIEWED ON AN IPAD OR PC/MAC SO YOU CAN SEE THE DETAIL WITHIN THE IMAGES **    Over the last 9 years, I have refined my editing (and shooting)...

Location scouting for family photographers

LOCATION SCOUTING TIPS FOR FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHERS  WELCOMEThank you for visiting my blog. My name is Nina and I am a Surrey-based photographer and photography trainer. I am often asked in my Facebook community how I find great locations for my outdoor shoots so I...

Everyday moments in St Albans Cathedral

Its been an exciting month for me - I finally saved up enough for my new camera, a Canon 5D Mark iii, and Ive launched a competition (www.ninamacephotography.com/competition) and published my outdoor calendar for 2013 (www.ninamacephotography.com/outdoor-dates). My...

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Snow day 🙂

Hooray a snow day!! There is a LOT of snow today and schools are out - my son is very happy about this and spent as long as he could stand it out in the snow in the garden. Great opportunity to get the macro lens out and after a lot of trying I managed to get a shot...

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Baby photo session in Broxbourne

Charlotte got in touch a few weeks ago and was looking for some natural photos of her new baby daughter and was pleased to here that I travelled to her to have photos taken rather that go to a studio. This little girl was such a pleasure to photograph so smiley for...

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Baby photo session in Hemel Hempstead

Its a busy month for me with Xmas mini sessions, my sons birthday and a lot of work happening in my house at the moment  (we decided to knock walls down and put a new kitchen in just before Xmas we must be crazy) but when a lady just around the corner from me called...

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Family photos on the beach 🙂

Over half term I went to Butlins with 4 other families. The kids had the best time and loved their bedroom in the new Wave Hotel, themed as a submarine :-). We all went down to Bognor beach for a walk one evening and I managed to get some family photos in as the sun...

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Baby photos in Hemel Hempstead

[blogshow id=bc91 player=1 autoplay=1 toolbar=1]Its always lovely to get a call from someone I used to work with in my Marketing life who has seen my photos. Claire asked if I would come to her house and take some baby photos. She's just around the corner from me in...

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Playing with light

[blogshow id=bcb5 player=1 autoplay=1 toolbar=1]Great photographs are all about great light and over the last 12 months I've been taking as many photos of my children as possible in interesting light. This can be indoors where you close down the light source, or...

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Stunning sunset in Hemel Hempstead 🙂

On Saturday night the sky turned the most amazing colour so even though I was half way through getting ready to go out (wet hair 🙂 ) I had to get in the car, drive to the nearest field and try and get a picture of it. This is pretty much straight out of camera - the...

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I ♥ Autumn 🙂

I ♥ Autumn when the leaves start to change colour and its still warm enough to get outside with the kids for the day. We went up to Ashridge last weekend and walked one of the routes we hadnt tried before. The plan was to go 3 miles and we made it to about a mile and...

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Family photo session in Reading, Hampshire

Kathy had come across my work through a friend and asked if I could come along and do a family photo session in Reading when I was travelling down that way (my friends and family live around the area). She had a lovely Victorian house and was moving in the following...

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Outdoor family photography Hemel Hempstead

I've photographed this family quite a few times now and the girls are always great fun and do such a great job smiling. We went up to Boxmoor Trust in Hemel Hempstead and treked around until we found a gorgeous tree to plot up in front of. The mum specifically wanted...

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Maternity photos North London

Its always lovely to catch up with people you havent seen in years and I havent seen Emma in 15 since we left university. She asked if I could come over to take some photos of her, her partner, her daughter and her bump. I really enjoy taking maternity photos as it...

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Baby photo session Hertfordshire

[blogshow id=bccb player=1 autoplay=1 toolbar=1]I really enjoy photographing babies, especially a familys first, as its such a special time. I remember having my son and it changed my world (in a good way). Baby A was lovely and very relaxed which made for a great...

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Family photography Hemel Hempstead

I was asked by Anita if I could take some photos of her girls and their new puppy as a gift for Fathers day. We went up to Boxmoor Trust in Hemel Hempstead and even though it was cold we managed to get some nice shots. We even managed one with the puppy in which I...

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Nina Mace is Hemel Hempstead Photographer who specialises in bumps, babies, children & families.  In 2013 she was awarded a place in the top 10 UK photographers by the Guild of Professional Photographers and has been featured in blogs and titles including Vogue Italia. Nina also runs Beginners Photography Training for mums and dads with DSLR’s. Nina works throughout Hemel Hempstead, St Albans, Berkhamsted, Tring, Harpenden in Hertfordshire.

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