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Portrait Photography and the shooting range

What the what???  Yes, there is a direct correlation between the two.  I started my training in portrait photography in my sophomore year of high school. I shot everything and anything I could: human interest portraits, studio portraits, kids’ birthday parties, weddings, fine art nudes in college, intimate portraits, etc. Lately,  I can be convinced […]

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Life Behind the Lens-Rocky

Meet the love bug of my life.  Well, besides my girls and hubby.  Rocky came to me a few years ago, after much persuading (no, pleading, harassing, guilt-ing) hubby into the idea of having a dog. Hubby and I are opposites in a lot of ways, which I’m sure you’ll see with more of these […]

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Nude Portraits

A question that keeps coming up in the last few weeks: do I do nude portraits in my studio? YES. In my studio, women have had no hesitation about taking off their clothes with me around.  And I’ve never had a problem with clients taking their clothes off in front of me. Remember, I was […]

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Makeup Monday Eyeliner

Makeup Monday: Eyeliner has had many different uses and meanings throughout history. Eyeliner originated, as far as historians can tell, to protect the eyes from scorching heat in Egypt as well as for protection from the Evil Eye.   In the ’20s, with the discovery of King Tut’s Tomb, women in the US were inspired […]

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What is it Worth II

Thanks for coming back for this little jaunt.  What occurred to me is probably what most of you already do (or maybe I’m not the only one?), I can say NO.  I can say, No, I can’t drive all over the place every time we get together. No, I can’t talk right now. No, I […]

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Gratitude and Angels

Last month I had the most amazing experience as a photographer. With my fingers crossed, I emailed another photographer halfway around the world and asked if she would take time to shoot me while she was traveling here in the US.  I thought, at best, I’d get a nice email back thanking me for my […]

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What is it worth?

Worth: Woolworth.  Wordsworth.  A picture’s worth.  Because you’re worth it.  S/he’s not worth it.  All these words and phrases around the word “worth”. And I’m sure you can leave a few more in the comment section for me! I have been confronted at least 100 times in the last year with the question of MY […]

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