Welcome to a world of pursuing creativity and curiosity.

 

Here you will find tips and tools to learn the features of your camera and how to take better pictures. Whether you’re simply savoring memories or creating art, I want to help you be inspired and successful.

How to Photograph a Ranch Branding

Meet the photographer: I’m Kendra Marvin, an Idaho native and lover of light. Raised on an Idaho ranch, it’s no surprise that is where Boots & Bling Photography was born. It has grown to include horse and rider portraits as well as country weddings. I can be...

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Perfectly Flawed

Do you ever feel like there are so many scratches, imperfections and dirty spots to be able to see through it all? It’s distracting, and if we’re not careful we end up looking ONLY at those scratches and flaws because they are so close to us. They seem to grow in size...

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Startup Costs for a Photography Business

Here in Idaho we’re at the mercy of mother nature as she continues to bury us in snow. It accumulates quickly, making it difficult to get around. The only way to survive is to keep digging ourselves out as the storms come through. If we let it build up for too...

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#1 ~ Save 30% for taxes each time you get paid.   Being self employed is different that being employed by someone else. You are now responsible for 100% of your social security and medicare tax instead of 50%, 100% of your retirement, 100% of your health...

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  Backlighting is a photography term mean “to illuminate from behind”. I love to use this technique in my sessions. Illuminating beautiful things is special, because sometimes they go unnoticed. What is it about backlighting that works? It’s the contrast. The...

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I used to have this sinking feeling that I had nothing to offer the world.  Of course my family needed me, but beyond that I felt useless.  It was the worst feeling in the world, to feel like I didn’t matter. One day as a friend was showing me her photos from an...

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