Four and a half years ago, I started second shooting weddings.  I started second shooting, in part because I wanted to be more confident in my skills before I took on the responsibility of someone’s …

I recently had to justify my photography pricing philosophy to a potential client.  I have to admit that I hadn’t sat down and put it into words in a while.  As a senior/family photographer, my …

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 …

Sometimes you need to feel glamorous…  a glamour style portrait might seem frivolous, but never discount the power of looking fabulous.  I made an amazing tulle skirt and a fun floral crown, gabbed my daughter …

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 …