Hey ya’ll, Thanksgiving is finally here! As I sit here in Florida with Dave and our family, I reflect on what has been really important to me and has kept me working so hard this year. From the bottom of my heart, I want to say THANK YOU to each and every one of you! (Yeah, you over there!) We may or may not know each other personally but your (...)
It’s no secret; engagement sessions are hands down one of my favorite things to photograph! Having the opportunity to help visually capture a couples love story is a great honor for me. Living in California I am fortunate to have so many great locations to choose from. Do you really live in SoCal if you don’t know the ins and outs of shooting at the beach?! Over the years I (...)
It was a summer day in Hayden, Alabama the year was 1992. I stepped off the school bus to see my childhood home up in flames. The entire neighborhood gathered around to comfort us as we watched our home burn to the ground. I had no idea at the time that the most valuable things we lost that day would be our photos. I wish I had photos like this (...)
It’s traditional that no one is to outshine the bride on her wedding day; that sentiment will forever be true! Even though you’re looking your best, don’t forget about your groom’s style! For generations a man’s tux on his wedding day has been expected to be your classic black and white tux maybe paired with a black bow tie and a white pocket square. Sound familiar to you!? That’s nice (...)
You’ve booked your trip to a far off land and the planning has begun! As fellow photographers you may be like me and your creative juices start churning at the endless possibilities this trip has to offer! While you’re trying to pack your entire closet into your suitcase, in the back of your mind the contents of your camera bag are just as important. When traveling for fun I sometimes (...)
When you’re trying to get and stay in shape, it can be quite the task for most people. Sure, keeping a workout journal is a way to track what workouts you’ve done and what you’ve been eating but that can easily be forgotten about. With the popularity of fitness apps it’s never been easier to stay on track and be held accountable to stick to a fitness routine! Almost all (...)
Over the years many memories have been made at the Beverly Hills Hotel. From star studded Hollywood events to Saturday afternoons at the pool with loved ones. When Bravo reality tv star of Million Dollar Listing: Los Angeles, Josh Flagg, was deciding the best venue for him and then fiance Bobby Boyd, only one location stuck out. Growing up in Beverly Hills Josh frequented the Beverly Hills Hotel with his (...)
Hey ya’ll, welcome back to the blog! A few weeks Profoto gave me along with 100 other photographers this great opportunity to travel to Stockholm, Sweden and be a part of a light-shaping quest! Little did we know we were here to test out the new Profoto A1, the smallest studio light! I think this compact light is going to change the lives of portrait and wedding photographers everywhere! The (...)
Hey ya’ll welcome back to the blog! If you were to ask me the top 3 most important things in my life I would tell you, my family, inspiring this growing community, and staying physically active. In order to balance my professional life and home life it’s important for me to stay mentally and physically fit; this is why I work out!
The most obvious reason why I work out (...)
Scrolling around on Instagram you’ve seen beautifully curated images featuring a Sunday brunch or someone’s inspiring workspace. Have you found yourself wondering how can you make your product photos have that same personal yet graphic touch? I have a few insider tips and tricks to share with you on how to create your perfect flay lay!
First things first; you’ll want to pick out your background! This is (...)