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Yes, I am going to tell you how to grow your business using Instagram. No, I don’t mean as an Instagram Influencer, although I’d love to get paid to take pictures of random food all day. If you know how please let me know, cause Momma could use some new shoes. I’m not going to […]

For Photographers

August 14, 2019

How to grow your business using Instagram: Wedding Professionals

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This engagement session at Discovery Park in Seattle has been my favorite session yet. Not to mention just how amazing Emma and Gabriel are. I am in love with them and all of their images. They were down for a hike through Discovery Park and stopping along the way for that gorgeous light! The best […]

Engagement

August 6, 2019

Discovery Park Seattle Engagement Session: Emma + Gabriel

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If you have ever wondered what’s in my camera bag then this is the behind the curtain OZ moment! I love being transparent, especially with brides who want to feel safe to trust their photographer. I’m going to show you what I shoot with and why. When you know the why then you can know […]

For Photographers

July 30, 2019

What’s in my camera bag? A behind the scenes look at my equipment

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Understanding ISO does wonders for your images when you are in low light situations.  This is the last thing I changed and is the main thing I try to keep at THE lowest number possible.  I have no clue what ISO stands for, but all you really need to know is ISO will make your […]

For Photographers

July 22, 2019

Understanding ISO: How to shoot in manual mode

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Does the sound of shutter speed setting make you……shudder?  My goal with this series is to help you know what your camera is doing.  Don’t be afraid to try things out!  Once you know what you want to achieve in an image then you just need to learn what settings affect your image and how. […]

For Photographers

July 16, 2019

Shutter Speed Setting: How to shoot in manual mode

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Let’s talk my top three reasons you need to be doing a first look. Before you rule out First Looks completely, let me tell you why it was my BIGGEST mistake of my wedding day. Yes, I wanted some traditions in my wedding to remain. I did , though, also want it to be unique. […]

Wedding tips

July 14, 2019

Top three reasons you need to do a first look on your wedding day

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Manual mode and aperture can be scary topics for new photographers.  I really really REALLY love talking about photography above all and sharing what I have learned.  Everyone has to start somewhere and I remember feeling like a two year old in a room full of CEO’s trying to fit in.  First, let’s be honest, […]

For Photographers

May 29, 2019

Manual mode and aperture: How to shoot in manual mode

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My favorite engagement rings catches some by surprise.  I cannot even tell you how much I love engagement and wedding rings.  One of my favorite part of a wedding day or engagement session is getting to photograph all the details.  It truly is a girl’s dream come true because I get to see all different […]

Wedding tips

May 13, 2019

My favorite engagement rings

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I have to admit that I have had to put off writing this blog.  It comes with so many emotions.  The joy that fills my heart because I have gotten to know Denise as a friend, wise counsel and encourager.  Yet, with that also comes so much sadness that we have not had more time […]

Family Session

May 7, 2019

Everyone needs some Jolly in their lives

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  This boho love styled shoot was SO my favorite for a million reasons.  First, there was the cutest real life couple, Melissa and Eric, who just got married a month before the shoot.  Second, alpacas, and third, alpacas.  I mean who doesn’t want to hang with alpacas all day.  Especially at Apple Mountain Alpaca […]

Weddings

April 30, 2019

Boho Styled Shoot at Apple Mountain Alpaca Farm