A Beginner’s Recipe to Better Photos Without Editing

I was shooting these maternity photos of one of my good friends and was seriously DROOLING over the amazing light. I kept showing her the back of my camera screen and how dreamy the images were turning out. The light was just that good.¬†At that moment, I grabbed my phone, because I would obviously want […]


January 28, 2015

How to Deal With Fauxtogs, Momtogs, and Newbies

I witnessed something all too familiar, tonight. In one of my photography forums, there was a group of professional photographers venting about the horrible newbies in their hometown, who bought a Canon Rebel and suddenly thought they were a photographer. There were all of the usual remarks, like “They are giving away sessions for FREE, […]


January 20, 2014

Recap of the June “Branding is Key” Workshop

In June, I took my passion for branding in a new direction. I’ve enjoyed building my brand these past few years and have helped some local businesses with theirs as well…but 2013 was the year I decided to offer extensive branding guidance to other photographers. 3 lovely ladies came to my home for 2 days, […]


August 20, 2013