Why I Include Digital Images With Every Session | Frisco, Texas Newborn, Senior, and Family Photogra

Anyone who grew up in the 20th century knows that family photos were an ordeal at Olan Mills, Sears, or JC Penny, where you would get your studio shot done and then order your print package of 5x7s, wallets, and wall prints to mail to the grandparents. But in the 21st century, times have changed. People keep still keep their memories in their pockets, but instead of having a wallet photo print, they have a cell phone containing literally thousands of photos. The point being--times have changed. And with that, the art of family portrait taking has changed. Families don't mail a 5x7 to the grandparents. They email the digital file. Parents of high school seniors don't turn in an actual print t

Braden | SBVA Snaps Photography | Frisco Senior Photos

About 5 or 6 years ago, I was a Language Arts teacher to the BEST group of seventh grade kids here in Frisco. Most people absolutely cringe when they think about teaching a room full of middle schoolers, but I love them! I taught Braden's class before I was married and before I had children of my own. But I distinctly remember thinking, "You know...if I have children, I want them to be exactly like this." Because they made me laugh. They made me smile. They cared for each other. And most of all, they just had great hearts and great character. Braden was part of the group of kids that I taught, and he was no exception. I am so proud of his accomplishments and I was thrilled to know that I wou

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Sarah Beth Van Alstyne is an award-winning photographer specializing in family and high school senior photography in Frisco, Texas and surrounding cities.