Studio Lighting and Newborns

Studio Lighting Naturally is a book that I put together about 10 years ago.  When I first started with studio lighting, I read new photographers posting that they thought studio lighting looked unnat...

Timeless Newborn Photography

I’d like to show some series work of mine from over the years. Nowadays, newborn photography is all starting to look alike.  I know many photographers don’t want to admit that, but props ...

Dear New & Old Photographers – A short note

Dear NEW PHOTOGRAPHERS, I’m sorry for what the photography industry has become.  There was a time when the industry was booming in a way that you were truly paid  what you were worth.  I wish...

Erynn again….

Dean and I have been blessed with the most interesting offspring. It’s summer vacation, and I have a son who will sit for weeks at a time and write 50+ computer programs and will soon be buil...

Happy Birthday Barrett!!!

I know it is 4th of July for everyone else, but today is our son, Barrett’s 19th birthday.   Wow.  Time sure does fly. As cliche as this sounds, it seems like yesterday that Dean and I were on...

On Location Newborn Photography

ON LOCATION NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHY   I have to say, switching to on location newborn photography was the best thing I have done in a long time.   The newborn sessions seem to go so much smoother  I...

Newborn Photography and quick update….

Hello all – yes, this is busy busy busy busy busy time for me.   I feel like I am running full speed and haven’t been able to catch my breath. (psst… check out this adorable little ...

Erynn and Pixie – Happy Birthday!

Today is my daughter’s 16th birthday.  My little girl – my youngest.  Erynn is such a beautiful person  inside and out.  We could not be more proud of this young lady – intellig...

Life Happens, Photographers….

We’ve had an interesting past few months…… Life is strange…. things happen so oddly around here. The newest chain of events —- Within one week’s time, Dean and I bo...

House Rabbit Solution – Converting Furniture

Erynn wanted the Mighty Boosh (see our rabbit adventure details here) to be in her room as a house rabbit…. so…. of course I had to create something that worked in her room.   The Boosh i...

Why is everyone so angry?

I know why the Baltimore riots occurred.  Everyone has an opinion – it’s race, it’s bad police, it’s poverty, it’s……. No.  It’s actually a lot simpler...