Category Archives: Outtakes

Why you should do a photo shoot, just for you.

“Cat, I’ll let you in on a little secret. We don’t all love our jobs every day. And doing something you have passion for doesn’t make theView full post »

Why backlit portraits make sense

I shoot outdoors, all day, year round, in one of the sunniest states around.  As a result, there are few ways of shooting I have adopted toView full post »

What to expect at a fall mini shoot

Fall in Colorado is unpredictable.  You can count on that.  One week is is hot and bright, the next it is completely overcast and foggy.View full post »

Why I make you do the child’s posing

Short of doing a Day in the life (OR lifestyle) photo shoot session… my favorite candid shots are caught in between poses.  Kids areView full post »

Why Remembering that first year does not matter

I realize that my daughter will not remember this past year of her life and all the wonderful things we did to celebrate.  From trips toView full post »

What to wear to your Fall and Winter Family Photo shoot

Before the fall and winter photo sessions start it is a great to think about what to wear.  Having been a photographer since 2008 and aView full post »

Tips to getting your older child involved in the photo shoot {newborn photography}

Becoming a big brother (or sister) does not always make sense until the baby arrives.  And then, they are here and it can be a bit scaryView full post »

Thinking on your feet

The parking lot was full, the overflow parking lot was full AND the illegal parking spots everywhere in between were also full.  This wasView full post »

How do you define Mom?

As I approach my first Mother’s Day as a mom, I can’t help feeling emotional as I think about what being a Mom means and how IView full post »

Fake Smiles, why I think they are OK and ways to work around them

The FAKE smile.  Many little ones hit this stage.  For some it lasts a few weeks, others months and some never outgrow it.  They overthinkView full post »

What can I expect from my toddler at a photo shoot?

I know as well as anyone that every child is different, it is incredibly clique to even say it.  But it must be said because it’sView full post »

How to Celebrate a winter photoshoot {Couples Photography}

Clients can get nervous about scheduling a photoshoot in the winter.  While you don’t know what the weather will be, in this stateView full post »

Happy Easter

Just taking a brief snow day break to wish you all a Happy Easter, from my family to yours.  (Having a baby is so much fun.)View full post »

Custom Golf Business {Lifestyle}

I learn something new at every shoot.  Often it is about my clients, their kids, their lives, professions or about the photo shoot siteView full post »

My little Valentines

I assure you I did not have a baby just for the photos, and to be able to test out props and lighting.  BUT, it is a perk.  She is a happyView full post »

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