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Friends and photogs! It is that time of the year again! Graduations are filling up everyone’s schedule, and for me, this is always one of my favorite times of the year as a senior photographer. Cap and Gown Mini Sessions are SO fun, and if you’re a senior photographer, I really think you should be […]

May 5, 2022

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Yay friends! We are thrilled that the weather is warmer and spring sessions are HERE! I always love and feel so refreshed when green fills the yard and trees. Katie and Noah picked the PERFECT day for their session. We literally had the most perfect weather – which is quite challenging to nail down. A […]

Apr 28, 2022

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If you’ve been around here for a bit…chance are you’ve seen a photo or two with a brick wall as the background. Today, we’re walking you through WHY you should utilize these beauties! Easy Even LightingIf you are just getting started as a photographer, brick walls can be your best friend. Even if you’re a […]

Mar 17, 2022

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After a nice long off season, the weather is starting to warm up, and before we all know it, we will be back into the swing of busy season! I’ve tried my best to fully enjoy these past few months of slowness, but now it’s time to get back into routine. Like any sport or activity, “warming up” […]

Mar 4, 2022

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Hey y’all, so it’s almost that time of year again – sunshine is finally making its way to the Midwest, temperatures are reaching the mid 50s and 60s, and we’re contemplating not layering up before heading out! It’s a BIG deal when we’ve been in a long winter and the hope of spring is on […]

Feb 28, 2022

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Fellow photographers, if you have your own spokesmodel/rep team this post is for you! Two years ago, I wrapped up a season of my life as a photographer with a spokesmodel team. It was so much fun (& seriously an exceptional way to grow your business), but a growing family came first, and my team […]

Feb 22, 2022

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Hey friends – and fellow photogs! We are so excited to bring some content this year specifically for you! If you are someone that is dreaming of kickstarting a business, just getting started in your own business, or needing to grow your biz – we’ve got you! While nearly ANYONE can take photos…it does take […]

Feb 8, 2022

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Snow season is upon us – while we haven’t hit the jackpot with snow here in Southern Illinois…I know it’s coming!! Snow is such a tricky thing to capture in photos because more often than not it can look dark, blue-ish, and not as cute in the final image. I’m sharing some easy tips today […]

Jan 24, 2022

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Hey, hey friends! We’ve talked about this before here on the blog (how to use your 5d Mark iv to take self-timer photos), but what happens if you don’t have a camera with wifi abilities?! This post is for YOU – because for years, I’ve taken self-timer photos for my personal blog + family photos. […]

Jan 18, 2022

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Friends, the new year is HERE, and it’s the perfect time to play catch up with all of your photos. Maybe you’re like us, and we often leave thousands and thousands of photos either on our phone or computer. Let this be the year that you download, print, and organize your images!! You didn’t take […]

Jan 11, 2022