Breaking All the Rules | A Clothing Guide For Portraits

You’ve all heard the phrase “rules are meant to be broken.” I don’t know who said that first, but it probably was someone that was instructed to wear matching striped sweaters with his sister for the family photo session. While it’s true that there are certain guidelines to acknowledge while choosing clothes and accessories for […]

My First Portrait Session

Rain. It’s what made me remember about Lori today.

Existing in Photos

Last night I went out with a friend to dinner and I got chatting it up with our waitress. In between courses, it came up that I was a photographer.

Only Child Awareness Day

So today was National Siblings Day. If you didn’t know that, then you obviously do not have any form of social media. I’ve never seen so many old scanned family photos on Facebook in my life! It’s a mixture of trying to express love and appreciation and to embarrass the heck out of your siblings. […]

Eight Things Your Photographer Wants To Tell You

When I meet a client face to face for the first time, it’s usually on the same day as our shoot. They’re busy; I’m busy, the kiddos’ hairstyles are already getting mussed, so unfortunately there isn’t a whole lot of time to relax and chat on a personal level. The introductions are usually a bit […]

A Photographer’s Creed

Photo shoots are much more complicated than you may think. Photographers and subjects alike will agree that life’s sweetest moments are often completely unrehearsed. But yet, we schedule an exact time to meet at a very specific location with our carefully planned wardrobe and practiced poses, intent on capturing contrived spontaneity in hopes it will […]