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May 1, 2017

I was drowning. Not literally, but I felt like I couldn’t get my head above water or keep up. I knew how I wanted to serve my clients, and was working hard to get a workflow figured out and serve them quickly, and it was coming along! My turnaround time improved, my editing style sharpened, […]

Jun 23, 2016

When I started second shooting for people, I didn’t really know what I was doing. I tried to stay out of the way, but sometimes ended up in their way. Sometimes I wasn’t involved enough, other times too involved. I had no idea really what was expected of a Second Shooter and just ran with […]

Apr 28, 2016

What do you do when the day you have scheduled for a shoot has winds gusting to 65mph and you can’t reschedule?!  Last month my good friend Trisha, with Trisha Shelley Photography, drove up from Gilbert, AZ to take pictures of Ione and to help me update my head shots. I had a place all […]

Feb 5, 2016

The other day I was visiting with a girl I just met and we got to the inevitable point in every get-to-know-you conversation where the question came up. “What do you do?” In the past I’ve said “Oh, just a stay-at-home Mom.” Sometimes I would add in that I blog, and sometimes, while shuffling my […]

Dec 19, 2015

You would think that photography would be an easy thing to find a style, a signature with. You just take pictures a certain way, or have certain poses, or certain locations you turn to time and again because they are just you. For some, finding their signature may be easy and quick. For me, it […]