How to Create Your Perfect Flat Lay

Scrolling around on Instagram you’ve seen beautifully curated images featuring a Sunday brunch or someone’s inspiring workspace. Have you found yourself wondering how can you make your product photos have that same personal yet graphic touch? I have a few insider tips and tricks to share with you on how to create your perfect flay lay!

Best Backdrop:

 First things first; you’ll want to pick out your background! This is (...)

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Where to Stay In Santorini

As I was planning my trip to Santorini I found I was lost on where to  stay in Santorini. So I want to take this opportunity to help you out if you are feeling a little lost as you plan your trip.

There are basically 3 sections of Santorini you should choose from.

Oai, Imerovigli, and Thira.

Oai is the most expensive, upscale, and famous village to stay in Santorini.  (...)

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How to Use Bounce Boards!

Whether you’re a natural light or strobe shooter, knowing how to use bounce boards can play a key role in your lighting set up. Bounce boards are there to help add a little kick of light and to help fill the shadows! If you’re a natural light photographer, you know that sometimes if you turn your subject toward the light too much it can wash out any dimension. That can (...)

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Santorini Fashion Inspo

Santorini has been on my dream board for over a year and I finally booked a wedding in Santorini and decided to mix work and play.  My love, Dave, came along with me, we posted a vlog here and worked on our Kleinfeld collaboration together!  Santorini was no doubt the most beautiful place I have ever visited. We stayed at a beautiful hotel called The Kalisto in Imerovigli.  My favorite (...)

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Taking Better iPhone Photos: Focusing

Hey ya’ll, welcome back to the blog! When I first started taking iPhone photos, I’ll admit, it was a little tricky. I never felt like I could expose properly or get the camera to focus where I wanted intended focus to fall! All it took was some trial and error, now I want to share a few tips and tricks I picked up a long the way!

Key to taking (...)

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Best Time to Shoot Outdoors

As a photographer have you been asked what is the best time to shoot outdoors.  I know that is one question I have been asked on multiple occasions! Many times you will be told “magic hour” is the best time to shoot outside. Magic hour is one of my favorite times to shoot but who am I to tell you it’s the “best?!” Honestly, the only right answer will depend (...)

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Dreamy Collaboration with Kleinfeld NYC

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of touring Kleinfeld Bridal New York . To see a mini tour of Kleinfeld click here to see a short video clip!   At first I was blown away by the huge selection of designer wedding gowns and by the fact that Kleinfeld sells designer bridal gowns more than any other store on earth.  I was introduced to Jeanette who has worked at (...)

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How To use Instagram Hashtags

Hey ya’ll, welcome back to JWPB! Chances are you probably are an Instagram user like millions of others. You may be using the platform to grow your photography business, an account for you adorable puppy or simply growing the presence of your personal account. Did you know one of the easiest ways to increase interaction is to use hashtags?! I’m here today to give you a few tips how to (...)

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Swatch Skin | Strong Body, Sound Mind

These days my schedule is more packed than ever! On any given day I can go from my morning workout to a meeting then straight to a shoot across town. You’ll never hear me complain one bit about it! However, the busier I am the easier it is to get wrapped up in the midst of it all. This is when I remind myself the importance of carving out time (...)

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Madrid for a Day

Hey ya’ll! If you happen to follow me on Instagram (@janawilliamsphotos_) you’ve seen that I’m in BEAUTIFUL Santorini, Greece!  Last week when Dave and I started our journey to the Greek Islands, we had a long layover in Madrid. Rather than wasting 10 hours in the airport we decided to hop out to do a little exploring of this amazing city! With coffees in our hands we set (...)

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