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Good photography can be expensive and while there are there are lots of times when average pictures will suffice, here are 9 family portrait milestones worth investing in good photography. Birth For some people it is important …

It is officially Family Portrait Season…  This is the time of year when many families are thinking of having their portraits taken in preparation for Christmas cards and grandparent gifts.  This is the time of …

Not at all photography related… Just me related… This is probably too personal…  Like the kind of personal that makes other people uncomfortable…  Pretty sure that ranks high on the business don’ts.  But this is …

2016-2017 Fresh Faces As I am prepping for class of 2017, I am looking for some fresh faces to include in my marketing materials.   If you are willing to let me use your face …

My Photoshop Composite In the photography world there is some distinction between photographers and digital artists.  There are passionate debates that go around, but I concede that there is a distinction between a photograph and …

Thirteen Thirteen…  Ask most people if they would want to go back to thirteen and they would say no…  no hesitation…  no thoughtful pondering…  just no.   It is no wonder that few people think …

empowering teen girls

Red was the theme for week 3.  I used this theme as an opportunity to focus on some of my overall goals.  I did a VERY informal poll of friends with daughters.  I asked them …

I am totally going off my own experience, but if I had to guess, the people most likely to get family portraits taken are families with preschoolers or early elementary aged children.  Usually family portraits …

One of the awesome things about becoming a family’s photographer is getting a chance to watch families grow.  These two very attractive guys have grown and changed so much in the couple of years that …

“Do I need professional makeup for my senior photos?” You’ve booked your Senior Portrait session.  As you are prepping for your senior photos, have you thought about having your makeup professionally done?  I always recommend …