Hi! I have not posted a blog post in ages. Photography, 4 kids, a husband who travels, volleyball, karate, soccer, t-ball, football, basketball, dance practices, play rehearsals, and Saturdays filled with sometimes 4 games – have kept me a wee bit busy. Sometimes I would wake up at 4am just so I could complete what … More Family Porch Pictures – Covid-19, Scottsdale Arizona Neighborhood DC Ranch.
Ok so the tittle of this post, may not be true, but I’m from New Jersey, and I will say senior sessions out here are nothing like session in New Jersey. Jersey actually is very nice, beaches, forrest, but the scenery out here… I mean is amazing. Scottsdale is amazing, mountains, sunsets on fire, and … More Scottsdale Senior are nothing like Jersey girls
Located in in Phoenix, Scorpion Gulch was built as a home and store by William Lunsford, the store sold trinkets, soda and sweets thru 1966. In the 70s, it became a bar and I’m not sure what happened but there are no longer a roof on any part of the structure. A bit of a drive … More Scorpion’s Gulch
I kept searching amazon for the perfect one-click fathers day gift. I have 4 amazing kiddos, and a husband who travels all week, so the only way I get out of the house is 1. take them. 2. hire a sitter. Rarely do I hire a sitter with nothing to do, I always have a … More I’m hiring a photographer to capture my own kiddos.
What do you get when you pair a ridiculously adorable 5 year old with a blonde bob cut, an over-the top (in a good way) mom who helps style a shoot down to every last detail, an epic sunset, and a photographer who know light? (sorry I’m done not tooting my horn) Light matters, and … More She hits like a girl
The saying about the shoemakers kid stands true. My poor kids get no where near the attention they should with my camera. So I truly make an effort on major milestones to take out the camera and set up and try to expand my knowledge base, maybe learn something new. So yesterday was my sons … More Taking pictures of my own kids
I was recently introduced to Vegas.com, a site that is full of deals, tips and info on vacations, particular to Las Vegas (check them out if you’re planning a trip there soon)! Vacations are a go-to for perfect photo-ops, so it made me think about some tips for how to make vacation photos sizzle. Yes, I’m a … More 9.5 tips to creating drool worthy images on your next vacation.
People need a killer headshot for usually one of 3 reasons. 1. Acting/ Modeling 2. Business 3. Online dating Depending on what you are looking for lighting set ups and outfit selection is different. For my models and actors. I love what I call “drama for your momma” dramatic lighting, edgier (I know not a … More Let’s talk Headshots…
Whew! She said yes! I was so nervous, as I was sitting behind a wall, under a tree, hiding, waiting for a couple that I never met to walk infant of me and hopefully get engaged. It was a cool 95 degrees in beautiful Scottsdale Arizona, on a sunny Monday morning, so cool considering the … More She Said YES!!!
I just love being a Scottsdale Photographer, so many great options for locations, lakes with sandy beaches, desert landscapes, and of course the most spectacular sunsets. One of my favorite places to shoot is Dc Market street, so many options for backgrounds, desert, streets, interesting walls, barn doors. Of course the cutest couple ever doesn’t … More Engagement Session at DC Market Street