Photographers are Artists

Photographers are artists newborn cinderella composite

  Photographers are artists.  Not all of us are, but most of us can be.  We do not just snap the shutter on the camera.  We are to bring out a vision.  That is why you hire us.  If you have a vision, seek out a professional who can meet your needs.  Don’t just look for a photographer who can …

Beiler Gender Reveal – It’s A…

Gender Reveal maternity couple in black and white

  Sarah contacted me searching for a photographer to take a few photos during her sister’s gender reveal.  The photographer they did book backed out the last minute. They were calling all the local photographers to find someone who was available.  I was able to be there for Ida and her husband as they found out their first baby’s gender. …

Newborn Ruth

smiling newborn during her photosession

  Sweet newborn Ruth.  She was my first sibling!  In fact, her brother Charlie was one of my first newborns.  I am so glad this family saw me at my worst and still came back!   When mom told me she was thinking pink for her daughter, I was pretty excited to do it.  All my newborn mom’s have been picking …

Happy Halloween 2017

Happy Halloween 2017 awake newborn in jack-o-latern prop

  Happy Halloween!  I think I am timing this well writing this blog today.  Halloween is a great day.  Kids can dress up and be whomever they desire.  Anthony came to see me last Friday and I definitely wanted to do a jack-o-lantern set up with him.  I love this prop and can use it only one time a year.   …

Monroe is One

Monroe is One cake smash

  Monroe was one of my first newborns in my studio.  So hard to believe that she is turning one!  I blinked and the year flew past.  Mom picked the wild one theme for her with pink and gold.  I purchased the dream catcher backdrop which matched her birthday invites. Monroe’s newborn photo was the first image I have had …

Luca’s Newborn Session

Luca's newborn session

  Luca’s parents decided not to find out the gender of their baby until they arrived.  Mom wanted gray’s and a safari theme.  I have been wanting a hat and stuffy from No. 2 Willow Lane for a long time as her items are adorable.  Luca was perfect for her safari animals.  However, not knowing the gender ahead of time …

Baby Nora

Baby Nora newborn girl with fall inspired headband on creme backdrop

Baby Nora came for her newborn session at 9 days old.  She is easy going and calm.  She barely cried and only made her cute baby coos while she slept.  Baby Nora woke up at the end of her session to have some face time with her parents as she was getting ready to go home.    Nora just opened her …

Newborn Safety – Simpler Pose

newborn chin on arms on purple background with cream and pearl headband

  This pose looks easy doesn’t it?  Most can do it from adults down to small children.  Even some babies can stay in this position.  However, a newborn’s neck muscles are not developed and cannot hold their heavy heads up.   Sometimes in this position the baby’s head can flop over to the side.  Depending on how the rest of their …

Sleeklens Review- Portrait Retouch

  I was on sleeklens‘ email subscriber list.  I don’t remember how I got myself on it.  In trying to simplify my life I got to being ruthless on my incoming emails and I unsubscribed.  Shortly afterwards, I received an email from Sleeklens requesting an honest review of their Portrait Retouch actions.  I had my choice of ones for Lightroom …