Photography Settings Cheat Sheet

When I first started out in photography I had no idea where to begin!  Everything I read sounded like a foreign language.  There were so many pieces of this huge photography puzzle and I really struggled putting them all together.  I started this blog to cut down on the learning curve for others.  One of the first things a budding photographer needs to understand is the Exposure Triangle – – or the relationship between Aperture, Shutter Speed & ISO.

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Weekly Meal Planner Printable

Do you find yourself saying “I would eat better if I had more time”?   Or are you like me who races from one activity to the next and by 4 pm feels like you are about to pass out?  As moms, there are so many things that pull our attention away from ourselves but we have to find time to take care of ourselves or we are not good to anyone else.  Remember the crashing airplane analogy where you have to put your air mask on before helping others?? Continue reading “Weekly Meal Planner Printable”

Photography Tips

How to capture real emotion in photographs

Have you ever looked at a picture and thought – “Wow – – I wish my pictures looked like that!”  What is it that makes a good photograph?  I wish I could say that there is just one thing, but in reality there a millions (well, maybe not millions but certainly a lot) of things.

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Photography Tips

5 Images To Take of Your Kids Today

Is it just me but when your kids are just being themselves do you think “Oh, I hope I remember that?”  With having 4 kids and seeing just how fast they grow up (it’s such a cliche but so true) I really want to freeze time on certain days . . . other days I clock watch until bedtime because parenting is hard! Continue reading “5 Images To Take of Your Kids Today”


My Why

Wow is there a lot of pressure to come up the very first blog post!  I mean the first post has to be beyond good – – like I want to come back here good.  With such a broad blog (life, family, photography and everything in between) where do I begin?

I guess I want to start with my “why” . . . why after seven years of running a successful newborn photography business do I want to add one more thing to my plate?  Am I a glutton for punishment . . . am I bored . . . am I having a mid-life crisis?  Yes, no, maybe.

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