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6 Reasons I love taking photos of my kids in and around my car

If you’re anything like me, you’re in your car every day. With school runs and trips to Target it’s very rare that I spend a whole day without driving somewhere. This alone makes my car a perfect photo location. However, … Continue reading

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Forget the rule of thirds: How I fell in love with center compositions

You’ve heard the phrase, “Learn the rules so that you know when to break them”. Personally, I have found that this sentiment is usually thrown around by artists who are leaders in the field and have honed their craft. They … Continue reading

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5 times I love to backlight my pictures and how I do it

Put your hand up if you love backlight but struggle with it? Yep, that was me, too. But there is something particularly magical and elusive about backlight and it’s so worth learning. Truth be told, backlight used to scare the … Continue reading

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No open fields? 8 reasons to love a city setting for portraits

Nature, grass stains and muddy faces are synonymous with childhood. But what if you don’t live in suburbia? Maybe a concrete jungle surrounds you instead. Living in a metropolitan city has a unique set of obstacles when it comes to … Continue reading

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How to fall in love with your autumn photos

As a mom, I consider the first day of fall to directly coincide with the debut of Starbucks’s PSL (that’s Pumpkin Spice Latte, for my uncaffeinated friends). But as a photographer, I rely on the changing of the leaves into … Continue reading

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