Monthly Archives: July 2013

Environmental Portrait Shoot With Edith

Edith wanted to update her LinkedIn profile photo and I was able to help her out but between our emails back and forth, I discovered that aside from her profession as a Graphic Designer, she is also a very talented traditional artist so I proposed that we should do an environmental portrait to show her profession and her talent. Continue reading

Lifestyle Shoot With Joanne and Sasha

Joanne loves horseback riding and she owns two horses so instead of a casual individual portrait session, I presented the idea of doing a lifestyle shoot to showcase her passion for horses and riding. She loved it. The initial discussion was a simple exchange of ideas, how long the shoot was going to be, she gave me an idea of the location, and so on. I went online to look at equestrian photos and she gave me a catalog with a bunch of “horsey” stuff. All of these things helped me visualize the entire shoot. From that, I developed a shot list that would serve as a guide to what images we were going for on the day of the shoot. Continue reading


We planned on going to Rockhall, MD to watch the pre 4th of July fireworks but decided to ditch the idea fearing the chance that it might get cancelled due to bad weather. So we thought we could watch it across the water on a “vantage” point at our community beach. Just in case it rained, we’ll be close to home and wouldn’t be stuck in traffic. Continue reading


For my very first post, I thought I’d share an all important tip from on how to smile naturally when having your photo taken.

Have fun practicing the tips. And when you’re ready, simply contact us. We’d be more than glad to capture your newly acquired smiling skills.

PointShoot Photography specializes in custom portraiture, serving Stevensville, MD (21666) and cities in Queen Anne’s and neighboring counties, including Annapolis, Severna Park, Crofton, Bowie and Upper Marlboro.