Category Archives: Photography

A Little Bit of Everything

Every now and again, one of these random hodge-podge posts comes around.  🙂  A post of a bunch of random images just toView full post »

10 Photography “Mistakes” I Made When Just Starting Out

Five years ago, I got bit hard by the photography bug.  Like anyone starting a new hobby I didn’t know exactlyView full post »

How I Study (and Use) Light and Shadows …

Happy Monday, friends! First of all:  2/3 of my littles are suffering from some sort of stomach flu.  The biggest guyView full post »

The Rest {And a Happy Change of Scenery}

I do enjoy photographing my family in our environment, but nothing pops me out of the ruts I trip into than goingView full post »

How To Make A Portrait Session {Day} Happen With Your Own Kids

I shared some of the images from our Fall portraits HERE and HERE and those are really all I had set out to capture. View full post »

My Boys, and a Day of Fall Portraits

Each fall, it seems, I take these guys out for a round of portraits.  I really try to only do this once a year so theyView full post »

A Cornucopia … or Smorgishborg?… of Images

For some reason when I think of Thanksgiving, ‘cornucopia’ comes to mind.  I have no idea why, or if theView full post »

Silver Falls State Park + Photographing Waterfalls With a Slow Shutter Speed

Over Veteran’s Day weekend, my mom had a few days off of work and made a last minute trip down to our place.  WeView full post »

The Progression of a Smile (And How to Get a Real One)

Each Sunday morning, Matt heads to church with the older boys so they can serve as greeters at the first service.  ThisView full post »

Documentary vs Lifestyle Photography … And My Love for Both

Or does it even really matter?  😉  Labels can be silly, somewhat limiting things, so usually I don’t botherView full post »

In The Process of Ordering Prints and a Blurb Photo-Book …

This weekend, I spent some time getting my images ready for a big print order and then also found myself designing andView full post »

A Bit About Freezing Motion and Fast Shutter Speeds

Playing with shutter speed is so fun.  I’ve always thought of aperture as my favorite setting to play with forView full post »