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Dec 5 2012

DIY Hanukkah Party Photo Booth

By at 1:36 pm

easy diy photo booth for partiesIt is almost that time of year… Hanukkah! At my house we are hosting our annual Latke Party. Everyone is required to contribute to the party and we all sit together prepping and mixing the ingredients that make up my delicious latkes. I then spend 90% of the rest of the party acting as fry-master, missing out on a lot of the party itself (but I guess that’s how it goes).

This year, I thought it might be fun to incorporate some different photo options that family and friends might be able to do for themselves to help capture the evening, so that both myself and my daughter can look back in the years to come and remember her first official Latke Party! Read the rest of this entry →

Oct 23 2012

The Best Digital Cameras for Taking Photos of Your Kids

By at 12:04 pm
stacey ilyse photography

Courtesy of Stacey Ilyse.

Hey, I’m Stacey, a mom to my crazy drama queen little girl, Remy, who is almost (gasp!) 1 year old! I also happen to be a professional photographer. The lovely ladies at Kveller have so kindly brought me on board to share tips, inspiration, guidance, and more during your adventures in photographing your kiddos. I specialize in weddings and also, my passion, lifestyle family/children photography. Feel free to check out my work here.

In the meantime, have you ever wondered what the right kind of camera would be for your photo taking needs? Here are my suggestions, based purely on my preference (i.e. nobody’s paying me to say it).

I recommend two different cameras, both made by Canon. Read the rest of this entry →


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