Teaching Siblings to Love Each Other

Cultivating Sibling Relationships Sibling love comes naturally from our first born, but our second child sometimes seems like he could care less.  Our children are seventeen months apart and sometimes it has advantages and sometimes it does not.  The biggest advantage to having children close in age is that they play together. They always have […]

February 26, 2018

For Clients, Helpful, Motherhood, Personal, Tips & Tricks

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Piccolo Amore: Business Spotlight

Piccolo Amore Women’s clothing boutique Piccolo Amore is hard to miss with its bright pink sign and gorgeously displayed windows on the main street of Trappe. I first came across this boutique store after relentlessly trying to find the perfect outfit for my own family portraits.  I’m not a big fan of shopping for myself, […]

November 1, 2017

For Clients, Small Business Spotlights

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Velvet Luxe Salon: Business Spotlight

Velvet Luxe Salon: Business Spotlight Professional hair cutting and styling specialists It’s no surprise that most my clients worry about their appearance the day of their photo session.  I love recommending places I know and trust that provide great services to their customers.  That is why my first business spotlight is a place I love […]

October 4, 2017

For Clients, Small Business Spotlights

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The Portrait Process

The Portrait Process: from Beginning to End Whether you have experience being photographed by a professional or not, each portrait process is different.  I am very passionate about providing tangible items that are unique and custom designed to fit your needs. Consultation This meet and greet are simply to see if I am a match […]

September 22, 2017

For Clients, Helpful, Photo Session, Tips & Tricks

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Why You Need an Heirloom Book

Preserving Memories in an Heirloom Book Have you ever taken digital pictures and years later realized they were nowhere to be found? (This is where my hand raises up.  GUILTY.) I know, I get it, because I’ve been there.  It’s so easy to take hundreds of images on your cell phone.  Sadly, it’s almost just […]

August 9, 2017

behind the scenes, For Clients, Helpful, Print Matters

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How I Got My Dream Shoot: Photographer in Front of the Lens

How I Got My Dream Shoot   I had been dreaming of this moment for a very long time. As a family portrait photographer, I can’t help but feel that portraits are the most priceless and the most cherished things we own. Above owning our home, driving the cars we drive, the furniture and electronics […]

July 11, 2017

behind the scenes, Motherhood, Personal, Tips & Tricks

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Photographer Touch-Up Kit

The Ultimate Photographer Touch-Up Kit (Outdoor Photo Sessions) You never know, while shooting in the outdoors, when you may need a couple things.  Many people have shown up to realize they forgot that extra safety pin or to style their kid’s hair.  And then, there are times when unexpected circumstances come up during their session […]

June 19, 2017

behind the scenes, Family, First Year, Helpful, Photo Session, Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized

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Photo Session Checklist

Must Have Photo Session Checklist Prepping for a photo session is exciting and fun to plan.  Part of my job as a photographer is to help you feel ready when you don’t know where to start in preparing for it.  So without further ado, let’s get to the checklist!   1. Planed Outfits Check out […]

May 18, 2017

Family, First Year, Helpful, Newborn, Photo Session, Tips & Tricks

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How to Choose Your Family Photographer

How to Choose the Perfect Family Photographer Choosing your family photographer is important in preserving your family memories. I decided to write this guide to help clients understand the importance of choosing a family photographer.  These tips are especially relevant in helping you choose a photographer that is best for preserving your family memories.   IMPORTANCE It’s […]

March 16, 2017

Photo Session, Pricing, Tips & Tricks

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How to Feel Comfortable When Getting Photographed

How to Feel Comfortable When Photographing With Me   It’s hard to get in front of the camera with someone you may not know.  Some people may feel they don’t know what to do or how to pose and may get nervous or uncomfortable.  Others may feel they do not know the photographer well enough to feel […]

March 1, 2017

Personal, Photo Session, Tips & Tricks

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