Then and Now, 9 Year Review Of My Portrait Photography

Then and Now, 9 Year Review Of My Portrait Photography

The photography industry has changed so much since I started my journey as a professional photographer 9 years ago. (www.nbphotog.com) The most notable is social media. Although Facebook was around, Instagram had not taken off. I can only imagine my classmates taking video during photo class and documenting all the good and "shouldn't be seen" …

Continue reading Then and Now, 9 Year Review Of My Portrait Photography

The Best of 2016!

This year has been full of fun and exciting projects.  When I was building this post I couldn't believe all that I accomplished during the past year.  I landed my first magazine cover, which was a huge bucket list item for me.  Lifestyle photography was a large part of my assignments this year and I …

Continue reading The Best of 2016!

Big News! Introducing Make & Taste

What is Make & Taste?  It's a children's lifestyle and food blog. I'm so excited to finally share Make & Taste with you.  My friends and family know my love of baking and cooking and I'm now passing on my knowledge to my kitchen and grill loving toddler.  I will share the recipes we make …

Continue reading Big News! Introducing Make & Taste

Behind the Cover: July Issue Holl and Lane Magazine

On July 1st, Holl and Lane Magazine will launch the 8th issue and I'm so excited that one of my images was chosen for the cover.  The image choose was captured many months ago and I wanted to share some of the behind the scenes images of capturing the cover shot.  It was around 30 …

Continue reading Behind the Cover: July Issue Holl and Lane Magazine

To Print or Not To Print?

As a photographer I normally print personal family photos on a month or bi-monthly basis.  It may only be a dozen or less, but I'm always excited for them to arrive at my door step.  Last week I participated in a "25 prints for free" promotion through Artifact Uprising and decided to try out a new service.  The …

Continue reading To Print or Not To Print?

What to Wear…. Spring Photo Shoot Inspiration

Many of my clients ask for advice on what to wear during a photo shoot.  I alway have two pieces of advice for a family, couple, maternity, and children's photo shoot. Coordinate but don't Match.  You want to display individual personalities and have colors be cohesive vs the same color.  When you break up the …

Continue reading What to Wear…. Spring Photo Shoot Inspiration

The Balance Between Client Security and Self Promotion

Security is a big deal to me and for many of my photography clients.  There is a spectrum of parents who allow any and all images posted to social media, blogs and website promotion, while others only allow images of the children.  There are many reasons including the parents employment, privacy standards and/or a need for the …

Continue reading The Balance Between Client Security and Self Promotion