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My Top 3 Beach Photography Tips That Will Instantly Improve Your Images

I recently hosted a number of Mommy & Me Photography classes and had so much fun teaching tips and tricks to a group of moms who wanted to learn how to take quality photos of their kids. When setting up these classes, I stressed that no fancy equipment was necessary. The only prerequisite was an …

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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 …

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Chicago Feature: Family and Newborn Photoshoot

There is nothing better than photographing dear friends.  Friends that you have known since before parenthood and share so many memories with.  So when this family welcomed a baby girl into the world, I was honored to fly out to Chicago and capture this momentous time in their life.  Their toddler could not have been …

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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 …

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Easy Editing Tips: Lightroom and Snapseed Applications

This week I wanted to demonstrate some quick editing tips to show you how a great image can turn into an amazing image.  I recall one of my photography school instructors quoting Ansel Adams "You don't take an image, you create an image", which struck a cord with me because I believe most people click the …

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UConn Photo Story: Dairy Bar and Animal Barns

I discovered the UConn dairy bar a few years ago and look forward to returning every summer since.  The weather finally hit 70's this past week and I decided to take my son to explore the animal barns and enjoy some ice cream. Here are a few things to keep in mind prior to visiting. …

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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 …

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