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It’s finally starting to warm up, and with it the blossoming of new life in the city. Here at Le Studio, we have rounded up 10 activities for you and your children to engage in this Spring in the New York area. 1. Take a Ride at Luna Park Head to Coney Island and experience the fun of Luna Park with your kids. Spinning around on the many roller-coasters is a great way to spend the afternoon with family and friends. If you are not a fan of the usual theme park food options, the Cyclone Café is a perfect […] […] Continue reading →

At Le Studio NYC, we love December, when the snow covers New York in a stunning blanket of white. With the snow comes the magic of the holidays and the ringing of a new year. Winter is a lovely time to gather with family and celebrate the past year. As winter break fast approaches, you may want to spend some quality time with your children out of the house. So here are 10 suggestions of family activities for the winter recess and the weekends that follow. 1. Ice Skating Take a warm coat, some good mittens, and head to one […] […] Continue reading →

The perfect makeup for your portrait should give a natural and refined look. Here are some tips to help your complexion look even and sun-kissed, as well as advice on how to avoid a makeup faux pas in your portrait. 1. Refresh and Regenerate Clean and refreshed skin looks great in photos. The night before your photo shoot, use a gentle exfoliator before you apply moisturizer to prepare your face for photo finished makeup. 2. Primer Primer is another great tool to help you look your best. After you have exfoliated and moisturized your face, apply an even layer of […] […] Continue reading →

As any professional knows, positive first impressions are everything. The first few seconds of an introduction can be the distinction between landing you the gig or going home empty-handed. Something actors, models and serious professionals can always use to their advantage is a strong headshot. Headshots do more than just show your face; they are essential to communicating your versatility, professionalism, and highlighting the best qualities you have to offer, all in a single image. Knowing this, it is important to understand what to look for in creating your next professional headshot! […] Continue reading →


When heading to a corporate photoshoot, it is important to select an outfit that you love, and that makes you look, but especially feel good. The better you feel, the easier it is going to be for you to pose in front of the camera and to follow the photographer’s directions. Professional, reliable, trustworthy, and approachable are some of the qualities an employer wants to see from your picture… and we know that. As your headshot is your chance to make a good first impression to your future clients or employers, paying attention to details is important. And to the […] […] Continue reading →

It’s September now and fall is swiftly descending upon us, which means it’s also back-to-school time. Whether rain, shine, or even overcast, here are a few ideas for fun activities to indulge in with your kids this autumn! 1. Apple Picking Right before the onset of fall is the perfect time of the year to grab a basket and get apple picking. Bring your kids to the one-of-a-kind farming experience at one of our top three choice destinations: Apple Wood Orchards, near Woodbury, Greig Farm in Red Hook or Barton Orchards near Poughkeepsie. The half bushel ranges from $20 to […] […] Continue reading →

While preparing for your portrait, keep in mind that the final portrait is a reflection of all the decisions made along the way. Therefore, we recommend that you pay great attention to all the little details, from having a perfect and well ironed top, to getting your hair professionally styled. Every seemingly inconsequential detail comes together to bring you a headshot that professionally defines you. Coming to your photo shoot well- prepared will optimize your shoot time and allow you to focus on your expression and getting the best results. Here are some of our tips to help you feel […] Continue reading →

June has arrived, and with it sunshine, tourists, and plenty of heat. The kids are off school now, which means plenty of free time for family activities. Having a hard time finding new ideas to entertain your little ones? Here is a short sample of 10 things you can do with your kids this summer in New York City! 1. Cool Down at the Beach The heat can be unbearable in the city, and as New York gets really humid and hot in the summer, it is the best time of the year to take your children to Coney Island […] […] Continue reading →

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When preparing for a children’s portrait, you might have a few questions. Here are a few tips we like to give. 1. What is the best time for the session? We usually recommend to schedule your photo session at a time when your child will be lively, awake, and playful. Often just after waking up from a nap is best. Meal or snack time can be a fun time for photos, so you may want to prepare some snacks for your child for the portrait session. 2. How much time should we set aside for the shoot? At Le Studio, […] […] Continue reading →

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