Category Archives: Family Sessions

The Glacier Experience – Glacier National Park Family Session

Glacier National Park + Photography. A match made in heaven! I’m so excited to offer what I’m calling “The Glacier Experience” Lifestyle photography in Glacier National Park.  A hike, a campfire, skipping stones by the lake, take your family on an adventure and have photos to treasure that memory forever.  Sessions usually last around two hours and include all of the edited images on a flash drive. Contact me for prices. To view full gallery click HERE To book a session email me at mwphoto406@gmail.com or contact me here www.mariannewiest.com/contact From theView full post »

Whitefish Stage Organic Farms – Whitefish Family Photographer

This all started in 2016 when Scott and Megan Lester bought a 65 acre retired seed potato farm 1 mile north of Reserve on Whitefish Stage so they could live with their three children and Megan’s parents. They immediately remodeled the old farmhouse on the land for Megan’s Parents. From there they cleaned up the farm in preparation to build their family home on the land. On New Years day 2016, Scott and Megan started talking about how they had this great farm, with great 25 year organic soil, an irrigation well, and how it would be really cool to grow vegetables for people in theView full post »

Montana Tamarack Fall Family Session

Most people who don’t live in Montana don’t know that Montana has absolutely stunning fall colors! One of my favorite things about the Montana fall is the Tamarack tree, a tree that looks like a pine tree but in the fall turns beautiful vibrant yellow and orange, an absolute stunning backdrop for family photos.*  The Swan Valley outside of Bigfork has a lot of Tamaracks and I was so excited that the timing worked out to do this family session down the Swan in October to take advantage of those fall colors.  There was some fog coming off of Swan Lake but it blew off shortly and theView full post »

What to Wear

Solids over prints. Solids will get my vote every time. The right print can look great, but more often I will suggest that a client wear a solid color. Bold prints can look very busy and distract the viewer from the focus of the photo, you. Color is your friend. I love a nice bright, rich color that really pops in a photo. Lighter brights stand out but aren’t too distracting (i.e. no neon greens and yellows). Even white looks great and can feel fresh. Dark colors are classy and are also very slimming. A nice bright color however, just adds a little something to the photo. And if you have aView full post »