the blog.

July 13, 2018

My photography story starts like this … Once upon a time, in a tiny town in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont (yep, they still have kingdoms there – this one is on the border of New Hampshire and Canada), there lived a fiery little girl with marble blue eyes, a head full of unruly blonde […]

Dec 18, 2017

Top 10 Gifts for Mom + BEST Gifts for your Wife Ok, guys … this is what you’ve all been waiting for. Our annual gift guide is finally here!! You might be happy with a gag gift every year but SHE deserves something special, and this year I’ve made it EXTRA EASY for you buy […]

October 10, 2017

Simple Newborn Sessions: My goal at our Boulder newborn photography studio, simple newborn sessions are all about photographing the baby in a natural, un-posed way. And this little guy? Well, he had me at hello with his hair. Not to mention the most perfect skin, gorgeous little face, and adorable little button nose. I could […]

Sep 25, 2017

These days it’s so much more than just being a good photographer, or owning a fancy camera. It’s all about the experience you’re providing for your photography clients. There are 3 ways to attract your dream clients and if you don’t know these, you’ll want to keep reading. Are you providing an experience worth telling […]

September 14, 2017

These days I’m all about convenience, ease and simplifying. I’m also all about strong coffee and stiff cocktails, but that’s a whole other story. Seriously though, these are my top 3 life changing apps. And I’m all about good life hacks. Anyone else with me? #1: Calm This app not only has me sleeping better, […]

Sep 5, 2017

Three little words. Why do they feel so impossible to achieve?! WORK LIFE BALANCE. Sometimes I think work life balance is kind of like a unicorn. It just doesn’t exist. (But if my 5 year old niece asks, they totally do ok?) As a Boulder newborn photographer, my days are filled photographing sweet little babes […]

August 30, 2017

This is Jackson. He is 9 years old. He also happens to be the strongest and bravest young man I know. Jackson was recently diagnosed with stage 4 liver cancer. As we speak, we is undergoing his second round of chemotherapy. And he’s handling it like a champ. No child should ever have to experience […]

Aug 23, 2017

I want to let you in on a little secret of mine about the “F” word and how surviving as a photographer is dependent on it. Nope, not that “F” word. I’m referring to the other one: FAILURE. failure |ˈfālyər| noun: lack of success, an unsuccessful person, enterprise, or thing Surviving as a photographer is no easy task […]

August 18, 2017

Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night in a cold sweat wondering if you placed your clients’ order for holiday cards … and the lab deadline was yesterday? #truestory Or maybe you’ve panicked once (or twice) after you hit “send” on that client gallery because you just realized you never collected […]

Apr 24, 2017

During my photography mentoring sessions I talk a lot about “How to Pose Newborns Naturally”. Answer: Don’t overthink newborn posing. My style of newborn photography is quite simple. My goal is to document the baby the way they actually are. Sleeping in comfortable, natural poses. When I first started photographing newborns I overthought everything (literally, everything) […]