We all remember those days: writing on little cartoon folded Valentine's Day cards and putting an extra heart next to that special someone's name. Amber of Amber Snow Photography keeps that childhood charm with these custom flat cards. She shares, "I changed up my favorite template in the Holiday Headlines - Festive Card Collection and used it as a Valentine's Day cards for one of my clients. I printed them on linen press paper through Miller's and paired them with colored envelopes from The Paper Source.The design is simple, modern and fun, and I feel it suits my photography well. This particular client wanted to order some cards for her kiddos to hand out in their school classes. I love that because it's awesome marketing directly to my target audience." Inside tip: Remember to brand yourself on the Valentine's Day cards you send your kids to school with and cards for your clients. They're automatically passed out and reach your target market by the end of the day! Make them stand out from all the others and you're bound to receive some inquiries! From the shop: Bring on the tinsel, the schmaltz and the holiday glee with Design Aglow's exclusive Holiday Headlines - Festive Card Collection. These vintage newspaper style creations will have you broadcasting their praise all over town. Six inspired, delightful card designs are perfect reasons to celebrate, from Christmas to Hanukkah, to non denominational holidays! PERFECT FOR: • Holiday cards • Two sided postcards • 5x7 folded cards • Event invitations • Marketing materials
I secretly bought a mail-order 35mm camera when I was 15, and took lots of ordinary photos of animals and nature for several years. Although I majored in art and studied photography in college, my career started in marketing and advertising, from the client service end. Then I had the most beautiful baby, found my old camera and realized how much I love photographing people.
Hi! Tell us a little bit about yourself. What was your road like to becoming a photographer?
Hello! I am a portrait photographer based south of Boston, MA. My passion is capturing mothers and their growing families. Maternity and newborn portraits are the foundation of my business, and I also capture baby milestones, children, and families. Fun fact: I returned the diamond earrings my husband bought me for our first Christmas as a married couple to buy a digital camera.
When I was in college, I had a friend who was a professional photographer. The first time I went to her home, I walked in to find stunning photographs of her children on the walls.
There was a huge canvas in their living room and a creative photo display in the main hallway. I remember being so moved by the beauty of those images, thinking to myself, “I want to create images like this!” I bought myself a DSLR as a graduation present, learned photography from online courses and started my photography business about a year later.