Category Archives: Lifestyle

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Happy Halloween!

Halloween is my favorite time of year! It is the one time of year you get to be anyone (or thing) you want. You can get creative when putting together your costume. Look around your […]

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Dad and the importance of printing

What does dad mean to you? To me, he is someone who is always there to advise and help. He was the one that remained calm while a 15 1/2-year-old me was driving for the […]

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Fall into a documentary session

Fall is my favorite time of year. Growing up in Wisconsin, I always loved watching the leaves start to change color. The air would get crisper. The hoodies would come out of storage, along with […]

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Renewal

Springtime always makes me think of renewal. The weather starts getting warmer. Trees and plants start to become green again, and flowers begin to bloom. Allergies get worse. I believe in self-renewal, and what better […]

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Get in photos, mom!

May 14th is the day we set aside to honor mom. We like to give them at least one day off during the year from all they do for us. We make them breakfast, sometimes […]

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But why do I need a documentary portrait session?

Life changes constantly. You may not notice the little nuances on a daily basis but they are there. Tomorrow something will be different from today and yesterday. You, your significant other, your kids will never […]

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Small Business Documentary Sessions

Why does my small business need a documentary session? “I’ve got product photos on my website, what more do I need?” Does this sound like you or someone you know with a small business? Most […]

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Travel in 2017

Travel is probably my favorite thing in the world besides photography. The big trip this year will be back to the big island of Hawaii. What is most exciting for me is we will be […]

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Buying Art: A How-To Guide

So you are ready to start buying art. Maybe you’ve recently graduated from college and started your first real job or you have just bought your first house. Whatever your reason, you want to make […]

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Small Business Spotlight: Desert Belle Arabians

I love shopping and eating at a small business, even while traveling. It can be a challenge for several reasons. One, it is usually more expensive and two, I have celiac disease and can’t just […]

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