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Senior Portraits

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Is your child getting ready to graduate from high school? It is an exciting time for them, and a stressful time for you. When you are worrying about things like graduation, college applications, proms and formals, the last thing you need is the added stress of senior portraits. You know senior portraits can be so…

Architectural Photography

Did you know we also do architectural photography? We don’t specialize only in family portraits, and although we love our families, let’s be honest: we don’t get very many visitors in the winter. Architectural photography is a fun way for us to keep up with the art of the photography business while keeping our creativity…

How We Work!

With the busy season being upon us, many of you are wondering how this family portrait business on the beach works! We have the answer! We are here every step of the way to walk you thru the process from booking to picking out your photos we never leave you hanging! Step 1: Booking your…

What Makes Photography So Expensive?!

A commonly asked question that we hear a lot is what makes photography so expensive? The kid down the street is doing it for a lot less. Why should we choose you? Sure it seems like a scam because all we do is “point and shoot”, right? Anyone can be a photographer…right? The truth is,…

Behind The Photos

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You’re flipping through your family photos, and you see that one perfect photo that gets you thinking: “Why has this photo been hiding in the family album all this time? It should be framed!” We at Island Life HH Photography have been studying and learning the science behind how the human mind processes images and…

Photo Contest Is Underway!

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Ultimate Hilton Head Island Experience Photo Contest The photo contest is officially underway! We already have 10 entries and lots of voting! We will be announcing the winner on May 14. The winner is determined by the number of votes each photo gets. The photo with the most votes by May 13 at midnight will…

Ultimate Hilton Head Island Experience

Have you heard?! We are sponsoring the Ultimate Hilton Head Island Giveaway! It is a photo contest where you submit your old family photo that you think needs a makeover and collect votes on Facebook. The winner with the most votes not only gets Family Portrait makeovers from us, but you also get the Ultimate…

Sunrise, Anyone?

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You may love those romantic sunset walks on the beach, but if you haven’t seen a Hilton Head sunrise, you haven’t seen anything yet! The sun rises in the East, which means Hilton Head beaches have the perfect view of the sunrise every morning. Sunsets are gorgeous in Harbour Town, but if you’re looking to…

Sea Turtle Season

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Sea Turtle Season starts April 1! Sea turtle season is upon us! Beginning April 1st, we will be on the lookout for sea turtle activity as well as their nests. You may ask how this affects your beach portraits. If there is a nest where we plan to shoot, we will just have to change…

Using Props For Your Beach Portraits

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So you may find yourself asking if you should use props for your family portraits. You like posing with props but don’t want your family portraits to look tacky. You also don’t want to take away from your beach setting, which you just don’t get every day. The trick is to add props in a…