A Control Freak trying to Find Flexibility

CONFESSION TIME You would have thought after 14 years of parenthood, I would be a more flexible person. No I don’t mean in the literal sense.  Seriously, what my children have done to my hips has left me with little … Continue reading

Putting on your Big Girl Panites Part II – Overcoming my Fear of Heights

Well our family summer vacations never seem to disappoint.  It never fails that at some point in time our adventures will take us high… Sometimes very high… Sometimes very high with only a metal bar to protect you from falling … Continue reading

How To Ruin a Birthday in One Easy Step!

It is always best to listen to that inner voice – even when it is just a whisper. Had I actually listened to that whisper of doubt I would have saved myself from frightening my family, ruining by daughter’s 11th … Continue reading

Treats, Toys and Mommy!

Treats, toys and mommy.   There really isn’t much more that a toddler wants during a photo session.  This little missy was no different.  After the novelty of the new addition of the backdrop and props to the kitchen had … Continue reading

Little Blossoms – Babies are Like Flowers

I have come to a simple conclusion, photographing a newborn is like photographing a fresh new blossom in a spring garden.  With each shift of your angle you discover a delicate new feature. Curled fingers That little nub on their … Continue reading

52 Pick Up: Joy!

I love Christmas! I love the lights, decorations, special treats and most of all the time I get to spend with my family.  My husband always takes two weeks  holidays so the four of us get to enjoy the entire … Continue reading

52 Pick Up: Black and White – Photographing Difficult Subjects

serious teenager photo

Not every subject who steps in front of your lens is going to want their photo taken.  Very often photographing young teenagers can pose a particular challenge.  In many cases photographing teenagers, especially young teenagers has the potential to be … Continue reading

Pointers in Taking Your Own Family Photos

While in the midst of capturing beautiful fall photos for my clients I was able to find time to capture some photos of my own family.  Let me say, it’s not as easy as it sounds.  As I navigated the … Continue reading