Category Archives: thoughts and things

Shoes for Shooting | Wedding and Portrait Photographers Recommend their Favorite Footwear

As wedding season kicks into high gear, I felt like I needed to address a topic that’s critical to our industry and close to my heart. Shoes. I know, there’s probably someone out there thinking, “Ugh, don’t trivialize my art and my career by talking about something as superficial as shoes!” That person probably hasn’t […]

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SILENT AUCTION: Name your price for a Kiwi mini-session!

I’ve been friends with Jamie and Jay for 14 years. When we were teenagers (crazy to think we were teenagers when we met) Jamie swore she was never having kids. Flash forward to now, and she’s an EBF-ing, ERF-ing, baby-wearing, cloth-diapering, baby-food-making, crafty supermom. Seriously. She’s the one who gave me an emergency car-seat lesson […]

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All Boy | I Heart Faces Photo Challenge

I love the I Heart Faces photo challenges, and this theme hits home for me — with two toddler boys running around, my house is ALL BOY, all the time! There’s something about this photo that makes me laugh every time I see it. I think it’s the way my boys look like they’re patrollin’ […]

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Gearing Up | Stuff I Love, Stuff I Recommend

“What camera do you use?” Seems like an innocent question, right? But a lot of photographers take offense to that question — they think it implies that anyone can be an amazing photographer, if they just buy the right equipment. And, yes, I’ve heard that question phrased in a less-than-tactful way (“Your camera takes great […]

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