Photography

The Answer to "What Camera Should I Buy?"

The Answer to "What Camera Should I Buy?"

Because I’m a photographer, people often ask me which camera they should go out and purchase when they’re looking to upgrade. And while the answer is usually fairly simple (buy the best camera you can afford), there are some details to consider if you really want make the best decision for you

2018, A Year in Review

2018, A Year in Review

It is nearly the end of the year. And as such, it’s a time for reflection not only from a personal perspective, but also from a business standpoint. It’s been an interesting process, running a small business as my sole source of income. Balancing raising little kids (who are thankfully that much closer to both being in Elementary school) with work commitments…

The Ordering Appointment Explained

The Ordering Appointment Explained

Every photographer runs their business a little differently.. and what happens after the session is one of those very important parts of the process. And when you’re considering which photographer to work with, you might prefer one method over another…

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Hiring a Family Photographer

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Hiring a Family Photographer

Here’s the thing, most people don’t know the options that are available when it comes to hiring a family or newborn photographer. They see a pretty family portrait their friend posts on Facebook and decide to hire that photographer for themselves…

5 Ways To Be More Patient With Your Children During a Portrait Session

5 Ways To Be More Patient With Your Children During a Portrait Session

A portrait session tends to be incredibly stressful for parents, especially for Moms who understandably want things to go well (I’m trying really hard not to say “perfectly”, but it often does seem that way!). And when stress levels are high, paired with solid expectations of good behavior, finding patience when dealing with your children can be really hard…

Top Photo Gifts for Moms

Top Photo Gifts for Moms

It’s always hard shopping for Moms, because what we really want is a nap and a clean house. We are also often the ones taking all the photos. We care about capturing memories of our children. We want to remember what they look like as they grow, and we want to cherish this time we have together…

How to Choose Frames Like a Pro

How to Choose Frames Like a Pro

This Blog post is for those clients who really prefer to frame their own prints (whether the print is through me or through another vendor) and for those who want to know more about the advantages of purchasing the frames I offer. Because when it comes to selecting frames, there are many options out there at varying price points. And while two frames might look identical, there are 4 very important things to consider when making that choice if you’d like your frame to still look good in five years…