Holiday Celebration Tips

Celebration Tips

Wow! The holiday season is quickly approaching. And, as Denver photographers we are already seeing the rush of holiday family portraits and sessions. The holidays can be a fun and magical time with family and friends. But, it can also be very busy. So, we put together our favorite holiday celebration tips that will hopefully make your celebration more joyous and stress-free. Simplify You do... Read More

Ugly Christmas Sweaters – A History

Ugly Christmas Sweater

It is interesting that what is considered to be ugly, can also be endearing and nostalgic. That is the case with the infamous ugly Christmas sweater. And, by doing Denver family photography since 1981, we have seen this fad in all its glory! While some people would not be caught dead wearing them, they are still a part of the holiday season. In fact, it is hard... Read More

Taking Halloween Pictures

taking Halloween pictures

October is one of the craziest months we have in Colorado. We can go from nice, sunny days (which are great for fall family photography) to several inches of snow the next moment. This unpredictable weather always makes Halloween a bit of a challenge as you have to figure out how to layer or have your costume fit over parkas. Taking Halloween pictures can also... Read More

Take Two – Need Picture Retakes?

School picture retakes - Monty Nuss

School Picture Retakes Anyone with kids has been there. You send your kids off to school with the picture packet filled out and a check with the hopes of getting nice portraits back. Unfortunately, sometimes what you get back is, well, just a little disappointing. Perhaps the lighting was off a bit, or the background was a little too strong and overwhelms your child’s image.... Read More

Digital Photography Post Processing and Retouching – What Happens

digital photography retouching

Digital post processing is more available now to everyone than it has ever been. This is exciting because photographs are just getting better and better. This is relevant to both professional Denver photographers, like us a Monty Nuss, and amateur photographers. With all the new apps, retouching software, and filters, anyone with a smart phone can easily improve their images with the touch of a... Read More

Colorado Fall Colors and Family Portraits

Colorado fall colors

The kids are back in school and although it is hard to believe, fall is already upon us. As Denver photographers, we love the fall at Monty Nuss. As the season changes, we get wonderful colors in our surrounding area that make it ideal for family photography in Denver. There is just something about fall that seems to bring families just a little closer together.... Read More

Natural High Key Lighting in Photography

Natural high key lighting in photography

Natural high key lighting is a rapidly growing trend and one we are using for Denver family photography and senior portraits. This trend is being used in fashion photography to create a more fun and laid back image using natural lighting to create natural beauty. The number one thing to know about this trend is that it is completely different than your normal indoor studio sessions,... Read More

Fall 2015 Fashion Musts

fall fashions

Fall fashion is, oftentimes, very eclectic. This year is no exception with ’70s- inspired retro trends sometimes merging with ’90s-era plaids. Our Denver photography masters at Monty Nuss have done some of the heavy lifting for you and looked into some of those 2015 fall fashion trends. In Denver, it will be interesting to see what trends people truly gravitate toward given our sometimes wide... Read More

Tips for First Day of School Pictures

back to school pictures

Time to fire up those cameras. Or, nowadays, pull out that phone. It is back to school time and who doesn’t love getting those first day of school pictures? However, while parents love getting these photos, kids typically fuss about it which makes it hard to get a good school picture. After all, that first day of school photo is a must as it is... Read More

Back to School Fashion Trends

Back to School Fashion Trends for 2015 - Monty Nuss

It’s hard to believe that school is back in session for many students in the Denver area and some are even well into their first month! So that begs the question, what are kids wearing this year at school? What are some of the back to school fashion trends? We get a great look at what’s hip for boys and girls in every season as... Read More