Gap Kids Class of 2014…


As you may know, we are huge fans of GapKids here at TomKat and one of my dreams is to style a shoot for them one day! We use their adorable clothing all of the time for our shoots, and absolutely love the quality and style. Who doesn’t love Gap? We just heard the news that […]

Two Canon DSLR Cameras :: Fabulous Giveaway

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Good morning, friends!  We have teamed up with some fabulous sites to offer an incredible giveway! We are giving away TWO Canon DSLR cameras! One for you + one for a friend! Just in time for Valentine’s Day! Capture those sweet smiles or get some beautiful pictures of the beautiful goodies you make! We’ve made it super easy […]

Our Popular Posts of 2013


Good morning, friends! Well, I am officially back at my desk this morning and ready to play catch up! I truly love starting a new year, planning, goal setting and dreaming of what possibilities lay ahead. I am especially excited that it is 2014, because as a weird, superstitious numbers person….14 is one of my […]

Perfect Gifts for Photographers :: TomKat Holiday Gift Guide

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Do you need some ideas for the photographer in your life? Our lovely photographer, Rennai from Ten22 Studio came up a fantastic suggestions! I’ll take one of everything please! lensbaby composer pro for slr  |  instagram friendly photo book  | reclaimed barnwood frames  |  dream catcher camera strap  |  lomography diana mini white camera  | […]

Gorgeous Holiday Photo Gifts :: Shutterfly Projects


For my final Shutterfly projects of the year, I ordered a few fabulous items for holiday gift giving! Shutterfly offers so many items perfect for adding family photos to, including canvases, pillows, calendars, and a range of adorable ornaments! I started with ornaments for the grandparents and one for us to keep for our own […]

DIY Family Portraits :: Photography Tips


If you love sending holiday cards but for whatever reason aren’t able to book professional portraits this year, this blog post is for you. Since the goal of this post is to show you how to take your own quality family portraits, these instructions are written for use with a dSLR camera, but may be […]

Tips for A Successful Family Photo Session :: Photography

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We are well into fall, and if you haven’t already had your professional family photos taken, chances are you have them booked in time for ordering holiday cards. Here are a few tips I’ve learned as both a photographer and a mother to help your session go as smoothly as possible. 1. Coordinate outfits, don’t […]

Win a Nokia Lumia 1020 :: Fabulous Giveaway


Good morning, friends! It feels great to be back at my desk and ready to get caught up on everything we have going on here at The TomKat Studio. To start, have you guys seen this commercial for the Nokia Lumia 1020? My kids think it’s hilarious and had me watch it a couple weeks […]