Why I’m holed up in a SF hotel room…

Posted by on Nov 19, 2014 in Behind the Scenes | 6 Comments

Yes, I have left my family at home and I am hiding out. In my own city. Let me back up. Every year, my busy season is August to December. (Knock on wood), I know it’s coming. I plan for it with additional childcare, additional dates with my husband, additional 1:1 time with my kiddos. […]

Quick Newborn Edit in Lightroom {Screencast | Behind the Scenes}

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Behind the Scenes | No Comments
Quick Newborn Edit in Lightroom {Screencast | Behind the Scenes}

Many people ask how I get a baby’s skin so smooth and also how I remove the blemishes from baby acne. There are people out there who have entire occupations doing just this, so I am by no means an expert. I am a photographer first, an editor second (or possibly third or fourth…point being, […]

Why I Charge my Besties Full Price…

Posted by on Nov 11, 2014 in Behind the Scenes | One Comment

I am often asked in mentoring sessions whether I give my best friends a discount or charge them at all. Yes, I charge them full price. Every cent of it. It’s not because I’m stingy. It’s not because I’m trying to prove a point. It’s because I know it ultimately helps both of us for […]

Halloween Photo Shoot {DayOne Baby}

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in Behind the Scenes, Event, Specials | No Comments
Halloween Photo Shoot {DayOne Baby}

Sooooo many cute babies visited us at DayOne Baby last week in their Halloween costumes! We created a pumpkin and hay bale photo set that worked perfectly for all ages that came to the shoot. Here are some of the results!

Print Comparison: Walgreens vs Miller’s Professional Lab

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014 in Behind the Scenes, Products | No Comments
Print Comparison: Walgreens vs Miller’s Professional Lab

Whenever I am asked what the difference is between a Walgreens 29-cent print and my $50.00 professional print, believe me – I understand. It is not your job, as the consumer, to learn the ins and outs of monitor calibration, print quality, hues, tones, etc. When you hire a photographer, you aren’t just hiring them […]