I love relationships. It is the aspect of being family photographer I enjoy the mos and tell the story of the bonds when a new baby arrives to a family who has already has a child out of toddlerhood you can find the sweet moments of a child growing up right before your eyes.Read More
I am knee deep in editing Mommy & Me session images and I needed to take a moment to pause and tell you all something:
Your in-between moments are beautiful, heart-warming, and oh so meaningful.Read More
Back in 2012 when I was a fresh-behind-the-ears photographer, the image below solidified my decision to include a black and white copy of all the images I presented to my clients in their gallery. It was one of my first in-home newborn sessions and this little one was not a huge fan of being wrapped up tight and I was too nervous about safely capturing him to even begin to thinking about doing composites.Read More
You can always bet if I am writing a post about a senior session, some where in that post I will be talking about confidence. It's not that I want to inflate their egos, but I am huge believer in self-confidence, in owning your skills and abilities and loving what makes you unique, strong and WORTHY of self love.Read More
Yesterday I was talking with my friend about the expectations vs reality of motherhood. Our conversations came around to me sharing a comment I had received while about and about.
"You don't look like the haggard mom of three boys!"
Wait, what? My minds said. My mouth said. ""don't be fooled, I can clean up nice when I get the time." Win for being mildly passive aggressive.Read More
The other day I was browsing one of my local Facebook photography groups to find answer an to a question that was posted. As I browsed through the comments I landed on one that made my blood boil. It was snarky, it was rude, and it epitomized the fear and frustration that I encounter when networking with other photographers in my local photography industry.Read More
"Your work is amazing. But I was only looking at spending $50-$100."
I am going to be honest. Every time I hear this its like getting kicked in the gut. But it also kicks me into full drive to work even hard to achieve my dream of owning a successful small business.Read More
I love my job of being a photographer. While its definitely doesn't carry the same responsibility as being a parent or paramedic, it has its own responsibilities when it comes to enriching lives.
I know you may think that statement might be taking it too far. But I don't.Read More
The other day my husband ask me "how are you going yo survive raising this much testosterone?" Most days I don't have a friggin clue. They confuse me and astound me at the same time. And right now they're still into smothering me. Sitting right under my arm, leaning into me, getting as close as possible.Read More
This past fall I was given the privilege of photographing over 70 families over 3 days of mini sessions. You know what the common theme was? We haven't had a professional images done since: __________. Insert a any number of years from 2 to 4 to even 10 ...Read More