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    Gratitude Sessions

    It took me about 10 years to quit my “real job,” (as a news photographer/reporter at various places across the country) while I was shooting weddings on the side. To be…

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    Celebrating Women

    The month of February is typically a slow one for me. In the past, it’s been a time for reflection, planning, and, binge watching workshops from the world’s greatest photographers! This…

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    Cookie Expeditions

    Some people dream about climbing Everest. Others want to go skydiving before they die. Me? Well, I had a much loftier vision: To create the perfect chocolate chip cookie. It took…

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    Opinions Not Welcome

    A few years back I was shooting an actor’s headshots in New York City. We made images for hours; some in studio, others in unique nooks we discovered. We had a…

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    Annual Gratitude Sessions

    THE WHY: Nothing makes me happier than having a camera in my hand. It is an unparalleled love. On wedding days, when I have the opportunity to document something for 15…

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    A Break

    It’s been exactly three months since I stopped blogging daily. I needed a total break to thoughtfully analyze whether I should continue this blog in its current form. It’s been chugging…

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    The Best Day Ever

    Every now and then I run into someone I haven’t seen in awhile. They inform me they read this blog. This is horrifying enough, but then they feel compelled to share…

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    Hello 2018!

    Friends! My first blog post of the year! Happy 2018! Right about here is where I’m supposed to drop down insightful lessons I’ve learned from 2017, then lay out my lofty…

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    Why Documentary?

    It was almost ten years ago. I had just moved back from the west coast. I was doing lots of lifestyle photography on the side of my news and reporting career…

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    Gratitude

    As wedding season closes, I find myself existing in a bittersweet melancholy. Truth? I am obsessed with wedding season. I love the intensity of it. I love shooting for 15 hours…