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  • I'm Angie Monson, a portrait photographer located in Salt Lake City, UT. Just a gal trying to make a living while pursuing her dream. I am a mother of three sweet babies that keep me on my toes. I started Simplicity Photography in 2005 and this is my journey, it's all here on this good ol' blog. Hope you enjoy what you see! Pull up a chair and stay a while...


I loved loved loved photographing Christal! For those of you thinking of booking your senior session, start doing it now! I book sessions from Feb-May. Email keala@simplicityphotography for pricing & information!

Also, I am looking for 3 female senior reps from SLC High schools. You must be a high school senior for the 2014-2015 year. Email for more info! I will post more info in a month or so as well.

Hair & Makeup by Vivian! 

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Does anyone blog anymore?

I have been asking myself this a lot as of late. I used to blog almost EVERY session, but now I usually use Facebook or Instagram for my sneak peeks. What do you think?

A month ago I did a mentoring session with Kelly & Megan. We had a blast and Brittany and her family modeled for us:)


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I also got to photograph Megan’s family that weekend. Unfortunately it rained during the session, but I think we still got some great ones of her family!

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August 14, 2014 - 3:39 pm

Lyndsi - While social media is a great way to get your name out and get people excited about your work, I think blog posts still have a place. I can peruse though different photographers Facebook photos & think to myself “Wow these are really great photos” but I don’t often think “Wow I love their style of shooting. I love their candid photography approach. They really nail their lighting – I like their consistency! (Etc.)” because often on Facebook they’ll only post several of the best shots from the shoot. I love to view blog posts to see the whole story; to get a feel for who the photographer is and what they’re doing; to get a feel for their consistency.

That’s my view on it. But maybe I’m old fashioned. :)

August 14, 2014 - 3:52 pm

Jessica - I like to pin photos a lot for family picture outfit inspiration and you can’t do that from Instagram

August 15, 2014 - 1:29 am

Mark Eric - Facebook and Instagram and Pinterest and Twitter are all great, but there is nothing like a blog! Please keep blogging :)

August 15, 2014 - 12:07 pm

Linda - What a gorgeous looking little family beautifully photographed.

August 15, 2014 - 2:28 pm

Sandy - I don’t have a blog yet and it is a goal of mine. I think sharing on your blog and then sharing your blog post on social media is the way to go. Any way to get them back to your site is a bonus!

August 16, 2014 - 10:59 pm

Harmony - They are all so good. It’s really unfortunate you can’t find good looking families, bwhahaha ;) And that last one?? LOVE!!

August 19, 2014 - 3:57 pm

Jason Alderson - Hello Angie,

My name is Jason Alderson and I am a Canadian soldier that has created the company Living Inspired Now; a company focused on spreading positivity and inspiration. We produce a publication showcasing original inspirational and motivational words, pictures and other works of art from artists all over the world. I would like to invite you to submit any inspirational or motivational words, poetry, pictures or art in order to inspire others. I look forward to hearing from you.

Jason Alderson

August 19, 2014 - 5:45 pm

Stephanie Piscitelli - Sadly I barely blog anymore and I feel less and less people read it which makes it even less desirable to spent the time doing it. These are beautiful. Glad I stopped by!

August 23, 2014 - 6:42 pm

Sarah - I’m currently trying to find a good location for our family pictures in SLC next week and I was wondering where these pictures were taken at?? They’re gorgeous!

August 25, 2014 - 7:34 pm

Tammy Thompson - Please keep the blog alive!! Social media may be the thing, but nothing beats the blog in my opinion. It brings me such joy to see these works of art you have created for these amazing families.

August 27, 2014 - 4:36 am

remi lai - Lovely photos as always, Angie. Um, yes, I stopped blogging! >.< And many others that I see too, even in the fashion realm… But please don't stop! Keep up your super work!