Imagine being in high school and out of the blue the governor of your state announces that all schools will be cancelled for three weeks. And then a few weeks later he announces that school is cancelled for the rest of the year! In some ways you might think your wildest dreams have been realized. Not having to go to school sounds pretty great until you hear that not only can you not go to your school, but you also can’t hang out with your friends which doesn’t sound so great. And if you’re a senior and this was your … Continue reading Celebrating the Class of 2020
It was a Wednesday morning during the height of busy season last fall. My sons had just gone outside to play with their babysitter so I could get some serious editing done. I opened a photo in Photoshop and noticed the problem… Continue reading My Googly Eye Addiction
Excuse me if I get a little sentimental in this post, but what I’m about to tell you is something that I really feel is true. … Continue reading Photography = Listening = Love
At this time of year I like to take a moment to look back over all the images of the beautiful families and young people I’ve … Continue reading Thanks for a Great 2019!
Remember when…? Do you remember having your picture taken in school for the school yearbook? What I remember about those photo sessions is a photographer telling … Continue reading What is Lifestyle Photography?
Your senior year of high school is such an exciting time! It’s filled with lots of lasts, hopefully plenty of fun memories and anticipation about the … Continue reading Seven Things You Can Do to Have a Fabulous Senior Photo Session
I admit it. I am a bargain shopper. If I have a free day all to myself, you will usually find me second-hand shopping looking for great deals. If there’s a way to save money, I will usually choose to do so. But I think I’m finally starting to learn that there is some truth to the saying “You get what you pay for.” This winter I had two things happen that drove this point home for me when it comes to printing photos. Before I deliver a gallery to my clients I always print several images from the session … Continue reading So It Turns Out Print Quality Really Does Matter
2018 has been quite an amazing year! I have had soooo much fun meeting and photographing new families. I knew I was doing a lot of sessions, but it wasn’t until this month when I took a moment to breathe, that I stopped and counted how many sessions I’d done and found that this year I quadrupled the number of regular sessions I did in 2017! I looked back at the goals I had written for my business in January of this year and saw that my goal was to double the number of regular sessions from 2017. Needless to … Continue reading 2018 Recap
My original plan with this blog was to write about every photo session I did. Well, it turns out that’s completely unrealistic! When busy seasons hit … Continue reading Summer Birthday Sessions
Way back when I was planning my own wedding, I knew that I really valued photos and was willing to spend more on photos of our wedding day than most other parts of the wedding. Photos last forever! The meal and the centerpieces don’t. 🙂 I researched and interviewed several local photographers and thought I had found a husband-wife team that would give me the photos I was hoping for. I wanted beautiful candid, lifestyle type images in addition to some of the typical posed shots. Looking back, I should have taken it as a red flag ❗ when they … Continue reading The Story of Our Wedding Photos