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  • Welcome to Sharon Wallace Photography!

    Sharon Wallace Photography specializes in Boutique Child Photography - serving the Southern California area with artistic & creative location portrait photography.

Hi there!

What a beautiful remodel! I can’t wait for you to see your images!

Click on your slide show to view your images. Text me the number of the image you want & I will post on this page for you download!

(3 files of each image – png for Facebook, hi res jpeg for print, & lower res jpeg for uploading to the internet)!

Thanks again!


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Who is planning to head for the beach for Spring Break?

Let Sharon Wallace Photography capture your family fun memories! I am available to travel!


Traveling to the beach for Spring Break is great family fun! Capture your memories! Hire a professional photographer to meet you at your favorite beach one afternoon. It is the perfect time to create beautiful memories of a fun filled family vacation. Whether you are in Sunny Southern California, Gulfport, Destin, Hampshire Beach, or Cape Cod – Sharon Wallace Photography is available to travel! I will help you plan what to wear, help to style your special day shoot, & be there every step of the way to help you order great wall art or keepsakes that can be shipped straight to your home! To book your special shoot contact me on my contact page, email or call .


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To take take a great photograph with beautiful backlighting there are 4 easy steps.

Select Your Location With Purpose!

First, pick your location! Keep in mind the time of day you will be shooting. Typically, I am looking to shoot in the late afternoon when I can get some nice warm light coming across the horizon into my location. I do shoot in the early morning sometimes to get nice low light! In the example above it was about 3:00 in the afternoon.

Position For The Light!

Second, I am looking to see which direction I will be facing my subject. I want the light coming from somewhere behind my subject so to get some nice rim light on my subject. See the nice rim light on the hat below?


Select Your Lens!

Third, be conscious of you lens selection. Do you want bokeh or light leaks? I shoot with primes using as wide as aperture as possible. I love the bokeh I get and it really ties into my style.

I shoot with a Nikon D700 and the images above were captured with a Niokon lens D135mm f2.0. I shot wide open.

Check For Reflected Light!

Lastly, think about the available reflected light that will be helping to illuminate your subjects face. I look for light colored walls, floors or sometimes use reflectors. I do use fill flash off camera if necessary, but usually I don’t need it shooting my primes wide open. I get enough light as long as I expose for my subjects face.


Most of all, get out there and get creative! Have some fun and experiment!

❤️ Sharon

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Now is the time to be Thankful!

I am so thankful for my family & friends! I want to share a couple of images from a family I shot this week! I won’t share the family shot because it is a surprise for their family Christmas!





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