Autumn Clothing Tips for Pictures

What to wear for family pictures in the fall

I don’t claim to be an expert in fashion by any means.  People that know me well and are reading this may even chuckle under their breath at that statement!  I have, however, given a lot of thought to what looks good in pictures–specifically with the style of portraits I shoot!  When you book […]

Before & After | Kansas City Photographer

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I was chatting with my mother-in-law the other day about how we love “before & after” pictures.  Whether the pictures are documenting remodeling projects, diet successes, closet make-overs or whatever.  We find them inspiring!  So, today, I want to share with you a little about what goes on after you have your pictures taken.  […]

Almost lost ’em

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We were almost to the end of this shoot when I noticed I was about to fill up my memory card. Usually I push the little eject button for the card, and it slips out just far enough for me to grab it with my fingers. Well, this time, I guess I was excited, […]

Soft window light

As most of you know, I’m an on location photographer.  That means I LOVE outdoor shoots!  BUT… when you’ve got a baby, it’s not always practical to take them outside.  So, I bring all my stuff (backdrops & a few simple props) and set up at my clients’ homes!  Lots of families have told […]

Lesson 2: Capturing LIFE in photographs – Storytelling

This lesson has been a long time coming, but I really wanted to wait until spring to post it because that’s when I get a boost in energy as far as photography is concerned. I’m hoping you all will, too! Well, actually, the warm air and blossoming trees have given me a boost […]