Make time

Make time

Make time to take pictures when family is visiting. My daddy was here at our house for the fist time in 12 years. We typically go and visit them when we go to Georgia. But we haven’t been home in two years. It was amazing having him here for a few days.  I made plans with my kids to take pictures with grandpa as a Christmas gift. We made an album for him. I can’t wait for him to get it!!!! My dad is a pretty funny guy. He is the owner of Eagle Ridge Buildings in North GA…so...
Perfectly Imperfect…. (This is to the moms, like me)

Perfectly Imperfect…. (This is to the moms, like me)

Today I attempted to take my families picture, with a remote trigger from my phone. The results were hysterical, and after spending some time in Photoshop, and almost crying, I have one picture I like of our family… and we aren’t even looking at the camera. I admit it, I felt a little upset…. I’m really good at taking other peoples pictures, I capture moments, real smiles, connection, laughter… my own family is a different story! I won’t be attempting this...
Simplified Window Light + Capturing Your Special Christmas {New Field Guides}

Simplified Window Light + Capturing Your Special Christmas {New Field Guides}

      I don’t know about you, but for us here in Kansas winter times means a lot of indoor time. We haven’t in the past few years had a fun or pretty winter…just cold and blustery. That means we photograph a lot indoors using our windows.  A lot of good stuff happens during this time of year and the natural light in our homes is gorgeous. We created two new Simplified Field Guides this month that are perfect for this time of year. The first is Simplified Window...
Makers gonna make!!

Makers gonna make!!

When we redesigned our studio Kim and I had the idea that this could be a place where we encouraged creativity. It’s a big room, not just for us to take pictures when we have sessions, but a place we can come together and make things. I’m a dreamer and I see so much possibility for community and fellowship while learning or practicing a new skill. I see generations  of women coming together and learning from each other. Sometimes I gotta quit dreaming, and start doing, so...
Life In Motion – A video workshop for photographers.

Life In Motion – A video workshop for photographers.

“There’s always room for a story that can transport people to another place.” – J.K. Rowling, novelist, screenwriter and film producer Kim and I are excited for round two of our workshop “Life In Motion” a four week workshop for photographers through Click Photo School designed to have you shooting and finishing video’s in just 4 weeks. Video is amazing for several reasons, and not so different from photography. Instead of taking one image, you take 60, or even 120 in one...

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