What if it was your last day?

It was just before 6:00 Sunday evening when a blown transformer caused our power to go out. Finally my candle hoarding paid off! There we sat, in a candle-lit room…stomachs rumbling. The electric company estimated that the power wouldn’t be turned back on...

How To Survive Wedding Family Photos

Gone are the  days of spending most of your wedding day looking straight at the camera in every photo. Now, most couples prefer a more photojournalistic or candid approach to their wedding day. This enables the bride and groom to look through their photos and see raw...

Don’t Be Scared of a Winter Engagement Session

Autumn is by far the most popular season for engagement photos. What’s not to love about those gorgeous crisp leaves, falling so daintily from the tree limbs? Sigh.. There is so much fascination over the fall colors, many overlook how amazing winter photos could...

Make Money Fast – Be a Photographer

I’ve gone back and forth for a few years now, trying to decide if I wanted to write this post or not. It’s time to be real. Back in ’07, I began working at a family portrait studio and not too long after, I ended up being promoted to manager.  I...

How To Slow Down Time On Your Wedding Day

The average work week is about 40 hours, but have you ever calculated the average wedding planning week? Once you enter wedding planning mode, it tends to consume you. No matter how hard to try to avoid it, your mind is constantly distracted by the ever-growing lists...