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I’m here up writing this way past my bedtime with my kitten, Poda, twitching in her sleep next to me while she chases catnip mice in her dreams.  I never pulled all nighters in college, and I’m not saying I’m swearing off sleep tonight, but here I am, writing to you, writing for me, and […]

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  This is not a lecture. This is not where I list out all of the expenses of my business costs (others have gone before me on this, if you really want to read about that, this is the best one I’ve seen so far). This is a heart to heart. A conversation over a […]

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Never had your photographs taken professionally before?  NEVER FEAR.  With these six tips from yours truly, you will be more than ready to absolutely rock your shoot (and make your photographer LOVE you!) Do everything you can to make yourself feel confident BEFORE the shoot. If this means drinking your favorite tea, spending three times […]

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I don’t remember ever deciding to be a photographer. It was just one of those things where the images would find me, and I couldn’t control the want, the need, to capture the things I could see before me. How did the images find me, you ask? I think it has to do with my […]

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As a business owner, I’ve learned that relationships are key and trust is fundamental to developing the kinds of interactions I want with my clients.  I took a good look at my ABOUT page last week, and realized that although there was plenty of information about WHY I do what I do, there wasn’t really […]

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