Portrait Photography: A Crash Course

Saturday, 4/14/18 | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM | 1 Session Member: $100 | Non-Member: $120 | Studio Fee: $20 Instructor: Katherine Wright Level: Intermediate Discover a world of techniques to create a variety of portraits and portrait styles including styled, unscripted, environmental, and studio. Learn the foundation of lighting, equipment, posing, and interaction to create unique […]


July 20, 2017- 6:00pm to 9:00pm *Intermediate* Students will expand on the basic photography skills taught in Photography 101 and gain exposure to a variety of “real world” situations to better improve their images. Students will also be introduced to working with models, basic post-production techniques, working with camera RAW, shooting with both natural and […]

The Yager Family | Family Portraits

One of the best parts of being a photographer is getting to meet wonderful people and to capture memories for them to treasure. Last Fall I had the pleasure of capturing Dana and Bryan’s rustic and romantic barn wedding at Mabee Farms! The whole family loved the images so much that they decided that they […]

Holly & Brad’s Shaker Barn Family Session

Two years ago Holly and Brad tied the knot at the Shaker Historic Society in Albany. To Celebrate, we did a little family session with the smallest member of the Winnie crew. I am so excited to introduce you to Miss Haddie, a super adorable and happy little lady. For our session we wanted to […]

Troy Bump Session with Tatiana & John

IT’S A BOY! We’re so excited to share this little bump session with Tatiania & John! For our shoot Tatiana had some fun crafty ideas that she wanted to incorporate and they turned out so sweet! We have been loving balloons over here and thought that the blue was a great way to celebrate! Thank […]

Thacher State Park Engagement Session // Amanda & Chris

There is nothing that I love more than a great engagement session and that is exactly what we have for you today! I am so excited to introduce Amanda and Chris to the YTK Blog! Thacher State Park was the perfect background for our engagement session. This shoot was fun with a hint of adventure.  […]

Sweet Couple’s Portrait Session // Albany NY

If you happen to live in the Upstate NY region (specifically Albany Area), you might have been in for a shocking surprise of snow in mid-April!! However, timing is everything and it just happened that we got a little dusting with this sweet little Couple’s Shoot! Today I am thrilled to share these beautiful images […]

Posing for Portraits – All Shapes and Sizes

Saturday, May 18, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM In this weekend workshop you will discover how to pose your clients of all shapes and sizes. We will cover some of the photography basics, however the main focus of this workshop is to learn how to engage, connect, and create flattering portraits for a […]

Winter Family Session // Troy NY

After a wonderful winter break, we are back and so excited to share this sweet little Family Session with you all. I am so excited to introduce these gorgeous babes, Alida and Joseph. I can’t get over those eyes! She is STUNNING! Andrea shared that Joseph is generally a bit shy – he warmed right […]

Portraiture Workshop

Saturday: April 26, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM Perfect your portraits! Students will be guided through various techniques for shooting portraits with natural light in outdoor and indoor settings. Working with focus, composition, environment and more, students will gain a better understanding of using the time of day to your advantage to create […]