Welcome to the new blog from Robert Wachtendonk Photography.  Here you will find postings about recent shoots I have been on as well as photography information you can use in your daily life.  Everyone has a camera of some sorts and I hope to help you take better pictures when you need to.  At the end of the day there is a time and place for hiring a professional photographer but there are also times where a little knowledge will help you capture that special moment in time.  Enjoy the blog!

Why LinkedIn makes me cringe!

August 03, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
I made a new connection on LinkedIn last night, and then started scrolling through “other people you might know”... and let me tell you, it was frightening, and sad. LinkedIn makes me want to cringe. I mean, some of the photos people are using on what’s considered the most “professional” and “formal” of social media... well, they’re simply tragic....
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3 Tips for Getting Great Corporate and Business Headshots

July 13, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
In this day and age, great corporate headshots are very important in the business world. A picture is worth a thousand words and the right headshot can help you make an excellent impression with your clients or a prospective employer. This is not the time to use a selfie as their professional image. I find many of my business clients may not be us...
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Summer Family Portraits

July 11, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Have you been thinking that your family is overdue for a family portrait? I can tell you first hand that young families grow up so fast and before you know it, your kids are spending less time at home as they begin to take on life for themselves. With the best weather and light coupled with the presence of family, summer is the ideal time to schedu...
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How to Photograph Fireworks

July 04, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
How to Photograph Fireworks JUNE 30, 2010 BY NASIM MANSUROV Wondering about photographing fireworks on 4th of July, New Year or some other event / occasion? In this quick article, I will provide some basic tips on how to best capture fireworks, what type of equipment to use and what camera settings to use during the process. Although the process i...
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Senior Portrait Tips for Boys

June 24, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Being well prepared for you senior photo session can make the difference between average and fabulous photos. Follow these easy tips and you’ll be well on your way to looking your absolute best. If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact me. Mindset Photographing males is much different than photographing females and I understand...
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