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Jan 11, 2022

23,157 images delivered in 2021. It’s a number that blows my mind but in the best possible way. 2021 taught me so many things (it’s ok to ask for help, not everything in life needs to be measured, working a zillion hours a week isn’t sustainable, a pandemic can actually be a good thing for […]

23,157 🤯

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Behind The Scenes, Family, Newborn

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Nov 29, 2021

Can I tell you a secret? ​ 2021 so far…. ​ 4818 fully edited family and newborn photos. 15,951 fully edited school photos. ​ and….. ​ Less than 200 photos of my own family. (The last one being on Halloween. 😬) ​ Other years, I’ve had 10 times that amount.🙈 ​ A tween in the […]

7 Hot Tips for No-Fuss Holiday Photos

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iPhone, Photo Tips, Storytelling

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Oct 19, 2021

So! You have a camera and you want to keep working on your craft. I see you! I was you!  The very best way to improve is to PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE! But, I also know that it can sometimes be overwhelming deciding where to start. That’s where having a purpose to your shooting can help. […]

Creativity Exercise: Diptychs

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For Photographers

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Oct 14, 2021

This is Katie. She’s the person I text a zillion times a day with random work things (and non-work things…..like….”Are these jeans too baggy? I know wide jeans are in but are they this in?” 🙈). She’s the person who gently says “Kelly, did you follow up with….?”. She’s the person who 100% gets me when I […]

Meet my new studio manager!

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Aug 18, 2021

I’ve consumed 3 cups of coffee, ate toaster Eggos for lunch, told my kids to close my office door exactly 8,196 times and have painstakingly entered my availability into the online calendar through to April, which means…… (🥁 druuuuuuumroll please) September Fine Art School Photos are now open for booking. THE WHY • Because you’re […]

September Fine Art School Portraits

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Schools

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Jul 30, 2021

Yesterday in Instagram Stories I started a conversation about what you do with your photos AFTER your session. Then, I asked what you wish you’d done with your photos. The overwhelming answer? WALL ART. Specifically, canvases. 😍 I don’t offer canvases as part of my regular print product suite, BUT, I also don’t want you sitting on […]

CANVAS SALE

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Products, Uncategorized

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Jul 27, 2021

This fall marks my 8 year business-versary (totally a word, right?). 10 years ago I picked up a DSLR for the very first time. 8 years ago I first snapped the shutter for someone other than my family. Hundreds of families and sessions later, here I am. In a place I am so darn proud […]

Lessons learned: 3 things I’d do differently in my photography business

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For Photographers

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Jul 12, 2021

In my world, people who can complete a 12 hour road trip in one day are my literal heroes. I don’t know how it’s done. My limit is about 4 hours/day. After that, I am a mess. “Whhhhhhyyyyyy is this road never-ending?” “How are we already out of beef jerky? Seriously, it’s not pretty. In […]

The only way I survive a road trip

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Personal, Photo Tips

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Jun 9, 2021

“Well, that wasn’t nearly as painful as I thought it would be!” Husband to wife after finishing a session with me. “Mom, that was actually fun! I looked at the camera and it was OK!” 12 year old to his mom after finishing a session with me. “I love that lady!” A 4-year-old’s words to […]

Fall Mini Sessions

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Family, Mini Session

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May 28, 2021

THEY’RE BAAAAACK! You asked (ok, some of you begged 😂) and I answered. (I also cleaned out my garage again to make it into a make-shift studio.) June Fine Art School Photos are now open for booking. THE WHY • 2021 has felt like a roller coaster, right? This is an opportunity to celebrate your […]

June Fine Art School Portraits

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Schools

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