Category Archives: For Photographers

I Can’t Be A Photographer Without…

Sometimes I’m amazed at all of the things that are required to run a success photography business.  It just seems like a LOT of stuff!  Obviously there are the essentials, like my camera, but beyond that, a lot of it is really quite personal.  Over the years, I’ve tried a lot of different software, hardware,…

Why I’m Shooting Film Again

For the past 8 years as a photographer, I’ve always shot digital.  First I was using a Pentax K10D, and then I eventually switched to a Nikon system.  And I’ve loved every minute of it!  Digital photography makes a lot of sense – you get immediate results and feedback, you can reuse your materials so…

My Top 5 Business Investments

When I first started my business, I had limited resources and needed to use them wisely. I had saved up some money from my previous job and wanted to make sure whatever purchases I made, that they were investments that would benefit my business for a long time. Now that I’m a few years in, I…

Pella Wedding Extravaganza 2014

This past weekend, I had such a great time meeting a ton of brides at the Pella Wedding Extravaganza – what a great day! I had so many great conversations, heard some wonderful engagement stories, and answer lots and lots of questions. At the end of the day, I was pretty tired, but grateful that…

Before & After: Kaylee

It’s been quite a while since I shared a before and after post, so why not! My workflow and processing has evolved a bit since the last post nearly two years ago, especially for my senior portraits. I now take about an hour to edit a full session, which is MUCH quicker than before. Part…


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