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Ladybug Photography

‘Tis the season for giving, right?  Well, we are kicking off the holidays here with a fantastic giveaway from one of our regular contributors, Ladybug Photography!  The ladies at Ladybug are feeling very generous this month, and want to make the upcoming holiday season especially bright for one South Shore Mamas reader by giving away a FREE MINI SESSION gift certificate!  This would make a great holiday gift for someone on your list, or for yourself!


Having professional shots of your family is priceless, and Ladybug does beautiful work.  These ladies have photographed my own family as well, and they are so easy to work with!  Take a look at these pictures from their portfolio, then enter the contest form at the end of this post!  {keep reading…}


image If you’re planning a fall family photo shoot, it can be daunting to pick out outfits for the whole family to wear.  Trying to match, without being to “matchy”, to coordinate without breaking the bank, is a big task!

This month, Ladybug Photography is back to make your lives easier with some hand picked, stylish clothes options for your boy or girl.  Take a look at the style boards below, and remember to follow Ladybug on Polyvore.   {keep reading…}


camera As parents, we are natural paparazzi.  We snap endless pictures of our kids on the first day of school, holidays, sporting events, dances, trips to the zoo, even play dates in the backyard.  But what do you do with all those photos after you upload them to your computer?  Do you upload them to an online photo site to share or print?

I’ve been using the same site for years, mainly because I started there and have uploaded thousands of pictures, so who wants to start over somewhere else?  I wonder if it’s the best choice though.   This month, the ladies at Ladybug Photography decided to do a little scientific research with online photo labs.  Here’s what they found:  {keep reading…}


image If you’re like me, you love the idea of an annual family photo shoot, but get a headache thinking about what everyone is going to wear.  We’re a family of five, and coordinating our ensembles for photo day is a daunting task.  Well we’re in luck, because the ladies at Ladybug Photography are experts in this area, and today they’re sharing some great tips on what to wear to your summer photo shoot!  {keep reading…}


With Mother’s Day right around the corner, we would like to get you ready and prepped for your close up! It’s time to get in front of the camera instead of behind it!  Here are Ladybug Photography’s keys to a successful Mother’s Day shoot.


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It’s that time of year when you child’s school or dance class is ready to share what they have been working on all year, but musicals, dance recitals, and band concerts are often a challenge to photograph.  Today the ladies of Ladybug Photography are sharing some tips every mom or dad can use to take better “on stage” photographs with their DSLR camera.  I can’t wait to try these out at my son’s upcoming 2nd grade spring concert!

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