The Life in Pixels Blog

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Welcome to the Life in Pixels Photography blog! We are a maternity, newborn, children, and family portrait photography studio located in Bridgewater, NJ. Our clients are spread out throughout New Jersey, as well as NYC and eastern Pennsylvania, and we are available for both in-studio and on-location portrait sessions.

In our blog you will find information pertaining to our studio, highlights from recent sessions, as well as exclusive promotions and limited edition sessions we are offering. We also cover family-friendly topics such as local events, activities, and advice for parents of young children. 

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New Year, New You - Headshot Specials at Life in Pixels Studio in Bridgewater, NJ
Monday, December 25, 2017
Introduction to DSLR Photography Workshop

2018 is right around the corner. As the holiday season comes to an end, so comes a brand new year.This is a time to start fresh, start over, make changes, improve ourselves, work harder, work smarter, and find ways to do the the things we love the most.New years are a fresh start, and what better way to start fresh than with a brand new headshot? In today's increasingly digital world, a stunning headshot is becomming more and more important.In today's world, headshots are used for job purposes, social media, dating apps, and more. They are in many instances, the first impression you make with someone.Why not make that impression as memorable as possible?That is exactly why Life in Pixels is hosting our "New Year, New You" limited edition headshot special. This is the perfect opportunity to get new portraits you can be proud to show off everywhere. We even have three different packages to fit your needs and budget.Our first option is our basic headshot package, which includes a 30 minute headshot session, light makeup touchup, and three digital files chosen from your own private gallery. All files selected will be sent to you in both a hi-res version, as well as a social media sized version.Our second option is our deluxe headshot package includes a one hour session, a wardrobe consultation, light hair and makeup, as well as five digital files chosen from your own private ...

Where Have We Been?! A Life in Pixels Update
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Introduction to DSLR Photography Workshop

You may have been wondering what we've been up to the past few weeks, as we haven't been posting new blogs or updating social media. Well, there is a good reason for our absence. Like everything in life, practice, education, and refinement all are requirements for success and growth in business. We are in the process of expanding our knowledge when it comes to shooting, lighting, and posing. We are completely redoing our studio to help make our clients more comfortable during consults and sessions, and we are streamlining our workload.In order to get all of this accomplished, we have had to take a step back from some aspects of our job so that we could fine tune other aspects. We have no doubt that you will be thrilled with the results once we are finished with our classes, finished redoing the studio, and finished with the rest of the back-end necessities we need to get in order to benefit YOU.You are the most important component of Life in Pixels Photography. Everything we do, we do to benefit our clients and improve our craft.Stay tuned for some sneak peeks of the studio coming in the next few weeks! While we have cut back on our availability to book sessions, we are still taking clients at this time. So if you are interested in setting up a consultation, dont hesitate to reach out to us! We look forward to capturing memories with you. 

Caring For Your Art - How to Protect Prints, Albums, and More
Friday, November 24, 2017
Introduction to DSLR Photography Workshop

At Life in Pixels, we believe strongly in the importance of quality portrait art that can be cherished for generations. While we do our best to only rely on some of the most reputable labs around, once you receive your finished art, it becomes your responsibility to care for it and ensure that it remains just as breathtaking as the day you first saw it. Caring for your art doesn't have to be daunting and time consuming, but ensuring that you care for it properly will help protect your investment and the look and quality of the piece. Depending on what products you end up with, the care instructions will differ, which is why we decided to put together this blog post to ensure that you know how to care for each individual piece of portrait art. Basic Care Instructions for Your ArtWhile we ensure that we only order products from quality labs that meet our high expectations, it is important that you know how to care for your photographs so that they remain in good condition for as long as possible. If handled properly, your art should last your whole lifetime, and even your children's' lifetime. Maintaining a suitable environment for your art is the first thing you should do to protect it from external factors that can cause damage- such as humidity, heat, and extreme temperature fluctuations. The ideal storage conditions for most photographs is around 86 ...

Cake Smash Session at Life in Pixels Studio in Bridgewater, NJ
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Introduction to DSLR Photography Workshop

At Life in Pixels, the majority of our work consists of newborn photography. When parents to be come to us for their initial consult, we tell them about our baby plans, which are the perfect way to document the first year of a child's life. With three different plans available, we have a wide variety of options to choose from. Our premiere baby plan is the ultimate package, including a maternity session, a newborn session, milestone sessions at 3, 6, and 9 months, as well as a first birthday session. Our deluxe baby plan includes a maternity session, a newborn session, and a first birthday session. Our basic baby plan includes either a maternity and newborn session or a newborn and first birthday session.While I may love newborn photography a bit more than my husband, we both thoroughly enjoy first birthday sessions. Whether the parents are looking for a traditional session, a cake smash, or the theme of their choice, these sessions are always a blast for both the parents and the child. Recently we had the pleasure of capturing a cake smash for an angelic 1 year old girl. Her mother chose the color scheme, and the rest was left to us. At Life in Pixels, we strive to do as much of the work as we are able to, so that you can relax and enjoy your session. We handle all the decorations and setup, from the balloons to the streamers to the perfect backdrop - we do whatever we ...

New Collection of Image Boxes Offered by Life in Pixels Photography
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Introduction to DSLR Photography Workshop

When we are hired to capture portraits for you and your loved ones, our job doesn't just involve creating a stunning image. The image is only part of the final product. It is only once we take the portraits we have created and turn them into stunning, tangible heirloom art that they become finished works for each of our clients.Due to popular demand, we have expanded our selection of image boxes, now offering three luxurious and unique styles of this versatile product!After seeing the excitement on our clients' faces after receiving their image boxes, we knew we found a product that people would be proud to display in their home. That was when we began hunting for the best of the best folio boxes to offer our clients.Previously, we only offered one box. While it had a variety of different options that allowed you to customize it to meet your specific needs, we knew that if we prided ourselves on treating all of our clients as unique individuals, we needed to find unique products that were just as special as the people who hire us to capture their portraits.We now offer three different image boxes with a variety of options that allow you to customize it however you see fit. Made with the finest Italian leather, all of our boxes are of the highest quality- designed to not just last years, but generations. They are not only stunning, but also versatile- allowing you to ...