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Ava’s Help: Toronto Camp Guide 2017

Summer 2017
It’s that time of year when parents start thinking about SUMMER! Yes, before you know it, that school bell will be ringing and your kids will be running into your arms for 8 whole weeks :) Some of us cringe at the thought of this, others can't wait. Either way, some of you are thinking about what to do with those lovely little people. So, I have put together a North Toronto camp guide. Email me at amy@avashelp.com if you feel like I am missing or have gotten some details wrong; I’m still learning how to be a camp mom! Also, don't be afraid to do NOTHING during the summer -- sometimes it can be even more fun. Click on the link below for full listing of...

5 Simple Tips For Photographing Children At Your Home

As a photographer, I have had the chance to take many photos of children. What is the secret to taking great photos at home? The key is to take a large amount of photos, enjoy what you are doing and have fun! 5 simple tips for photographing children at home: Good lighting is key for portraits Find a room in your home with window lighting. You want to be able to see the light in someone’s eyes and a glow in their face. Backdrop: keep it simple A plain or brick backdrop works best. Find an wall in your home that isn’t too distracting and make sure it is near a window. Natural poses I normally have children sit on a stool or on the...