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Thank you so much for visiting my blog! Here you can find posts about senior sessions, engagements, and weddings I've done recently, as well as educational content for up and coming photogs! Occasionally I will also write about what I have been up to, in case you want to know more about the girl behind the camera!






Attention all portrait photographers! Are you tired of spending countless hours editing your photos? Do you wish you could streamline your editing process and still produce stunning, high-quality images? Look no further! I am excited to announce the launch of my new portrait editing mini course that teaches my entire editing process from start to […]

Mini Course launch for portrait Photographers

May 15, 2023

If you’re a photographer, you know how important it is to make your subject stand out in a photo. Sometimes, however, the background can be distracting and take attention away from your subject. Luckily, Lightroom Classic offers powerful tools to help you achieve that perfect balance. With the subject and background masking tools, you can […]

March 10, 2023

Creating perfect portraits is an art form! Perfecting the lighting and background can be difficult enough, however, one of the most common issues that is overlooked are stray hairs.  Stray hairs can totally make or break a portrait, which is why it’s important to edit them out! It can be tough sometimes, especially when images […]

March 3, 2023

As a portrait photographer, you’re constantly looking for ways to make your workflow as efficient as possible. Editing photos can be a tedious task, but there’s a simple trick you need to know to speed up your editing process in Lightroom Classic. I use Lightroom Classic to edit all of my images, from senior sessions […]

February 24, 2023

Everyone knows how important it is to have flawless, natural looking skin in portrait photography, but getting the right look can be tricky. Natural skin retouching is a skill that takes practice, but it doesn’t have to be complicated or time consuming. With a few expert tips, you can learn how to achieve natural, flawless […]

February 17, 2023

Portrait Editing Software | The Only 2 Programs You Absolutely NEED in Your Portrait Editing Workflow

All photographers will agree that having an editing workflow will save you time and energy. However, as many starting out in photography will see, there are a lot of different program options to choose from. There are also a lot of features within each program that you must learn. As a result, you want to […]

January 20, 2023

When I leave a session, I have hundreds of gorgeous images to sort through. You might be wondering how photographers go through all the images and select the best ones. This process is called culling! Here is my photo culling workflow I follow after every session.  Now, culling can be a tedious process. I look […]

culling workflow for sorting images

January 13, 2023

BTS photo of veil positioning

I am bursting with excitement to share my experience and take aways from my very first in-person educational workshop that ended last week. This Educational Photography Workshop was geared for both senior and wedding photographers! The five ladies that attended my workshop were phenomenal! They were not only amazing photographers, but sweet, genuine people. Even […]

May 27, 2022

If you have been in the photography business for any amount of time, you know the frenzy that occurs around the holiday season and into February! It is a popular time to get engaged, which means that come springtime, many couples start diving into their wedding planning and booking vendors. Booking weddings is exciting. However, […]

Wedding Consultation tips

March 25, 2022

Top 2 Tips for Successful Mini Sessions

Mini sessions are amazing for fitting in several quick sessions that are short and sweet.  They’re also a great way to increase revenue while making the most of your time! Typically, minis are only offered on a specific date during a specific time frame, with a limited number of time slots available. Filling up all […]

March 18, 2022