Photography

Strike a Pose

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On May 4, 2018, I am offering my first ever workshop. The title of this workshop is Strike a Pose: learn how to pose for a portrait. The purpose of this workshop is to teach women, especially professional women or entrepreneurs, how to get portraits (whether personal or branding portraits) that portray them in the […]

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Business Building

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Commercial & Corporate Photography for Professionals, Public Figures, and Businesses Lots of people have nice cameras. However, it takes more than a nice camera to secure pictures that deliver business ROI. Consistency across images (subjects, ideas, emotions), color contrasts, shutter speed, lighting, composition and exposure are all vital elements to creating professional quality photos. My […]

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On Mini Sessions

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I have to tell you a secret: I hate mini sessions.   In theory they are an awesome way to bring in a bunch of new clients and bring in some easy money for a day’s work.  In reality, they are physically draining and artistically stifling. Why? I want to give each family pictures that […]

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Catalog of Portrait Locations

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In order to make it easier for people to choose the perfect location for their portrait session, I have begun compiling a catalog of gorgeous portrait locations.   When you look at these pictures, I want you to imagine yourself in them.  Imagine having an excursion to this place, exploring it, maybe even bringing a […]

Life Tips

On the Nature of Time

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I can’t tell you how often I have had this conversation. An older stranger, usually a grandmotherly type, will come up to me, comment on how adorable my kids are, then warn me: “They grow up in the blink of an eye.”  (Or something to that effect.) It’s easy to get caught up in the […]

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Outdoor Photo Studio

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I know how lucky I am to have a gorgeous backyard – the yard was what sold me on our fixer-upper of a house!  I fell in love with the yard before I ever set foot in this house.  Between the pond, the old trees, the flowers that lived here before we did, and the […]

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Display Your Photos: Standout Metal Collage

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I am so excited right now.  A large flat box arrived on my doorstep this evening and I knew exactly what was inside: the pair of standout metal collages I ordered for a client. I had never seen this product in person before, so I was really curious to see how they came out and…. […]

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Photographing Shells

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My husband has a massive shell collection comprised of shells ranging in size from miniscule to bigger than my head.  A child of Wisconsin, the first time he saw the ocean was after he met me.  Maybe that is why he became so fascinated by it.  He knows the name, scientific name, and value of […]