THE CAROLYN BOWLES BLOG

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I laughed so hard during my time with this sweet family. They just make you feel warm and loved right away. I’m super grateful they chose me to document their time together—soft, fluffy dogs and all! Let me tell you it can be quite the challenge to pull older kids together to be in front […]

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Are you headed to the pumpkin patch with friends or family soon? Here are 8 tips to help you get the best photos to document your time together: Place your subject with their back to the sun so their face has a nice, soft, even light created from the shade.  2. While taking the traditional […]

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I was just voted one of The 5 Best Lifestyle Photographers in Cincinnati by Peerspace! The article below features one of my senior crew portraits with the most kind review that includes sentences such as: “Using her bright-white editorial style, Carolyn Bowles produces breathtaking images.” • “She easily makes this list of our top Cincinnati […]

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This past weekend was our community’s Homecoming parade, football game, and high school dance. While we hosted lots of events at our home (love a good constant flow of people!), one of my favorites was the getting-ready party we had for my daughter, her friends, and their moms. Once I had the idea to serve […]