Category Archives: Outtakes

Bring Grandma to your Mini Shoots

I invite you to think out-of-the-box.When it comes to mini shoots, there’s so many options for how you can use this time.  For theView full post »

Candy I can photograph

Signing up for a mini shoot with two little ones can be a daunting task.  Especially if you are going to be there with no backup.View full post »

Seattle Mini Shoot July 20th 2013

SEATTLE!!! Calling all Seattle friends and friends of friends of friends. I will be there July 20th for a day of mini photo shoots. PleaseView full post »

What to Wear in a natural, outdoor background

Knowing the background is going to be mostly yellows/browns/greens, it makes sense to wear (OPTION 1) bright colors like blues, yellows,View full post »

The Evolving Pro

I have gone back and forth with many things as they relate to professional photography.  I am a pro, I do this for a living…View full post »

Candles to remember Julie

Every year at this time we mark the anniversary of my mothers passing by making a candle.  My family gathers together with wine, beer andView full post »

Editing worth While

This is an example of what I can do with an extra 7-10 minutes of time with your photograph.   Putting this on your website or using itView full post »


I am obviously not an avoid blogger.  I post on facebook, pinterest, link to twitter and linkedIn… update my website galleries andView full post »

The Secret to Success

I listened to this great radio lab today and it inspired me.  I listen to these podcasts as I edit photos, as I walk the dog, and as IView full post »

Not often a blogger

Clearly I am not on here often enough.  I do post daily to Facebook and weekly to twitter and pinterest.  So… as far as social mediaView full post »

My Dogs

Lincoln and Joker are brothers from another mother.   Their lives merged when I met Colin and soon after they were together all the time.View full post »


It seems like when life gets busy, we lose inspiration.  It happens with working out, cooking, art, education and just about everything IView full post »

What is Lifestyle Photography?

Photographers and artists everywhere work for distinction and try to separate themselves from the pack.  They refine their tag lines andView full post »

Getting there

I am not inspired by people who are “natural” at what they do.  While is must be amazing to be them, that seems to easy.View full post »

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