Top Tips for Awesome Headshots!
Posted at 7:10 pm in

You only have one tenth of a second to win people over, because that’s how fast they make a judgement about whether or not they trust you. If your headshot isn’t good enough, you’ll be losing lots of potential clients, and you won’t even know it….

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Precious Pictures…
Posted at 11:42 am in

Who wouldn’t totally relate to this Christmas picture? We’ve all had those photo sessions, professional or not, when everything goes off the rails. Those are the photos that sometime turn out to be my absolute favourites. The gems that show the hilarity of family life and…

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From Eye to Paper…
Posted at 10:27 pm in

I am madly in love with printing my own photographs. There’s something deeply satisfying about creating something from start to finish. I’m a bit of a paper geek, and I get excited about trying papers with different qualities. The paper I used in the video is…

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Ta da! My New Studio…
Posted at 10:35 pm in

Phew! It’s done! It took me quite a while to get this room in to shape. I moved all of my studio equipment in to our basement in July. I had the studio up and running by September. It’s a work in progress, but I love…

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Before…
Posted at 10:28 pm in

I debated long and hard about whether or not to share this story with everyone–you have no idea! On December 4, I am having bariatric bypass surgery (called Roux En Y). I’m hoping it will help me lose 100 lbs and to keep it off for…

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Creating Dreams….
Posted at 1:35 pm in

My idea of an awesome day is spending time in my studio styling my clients and adding special touches to the outfits they bring. It makes me so happy when I can surprise them with things that I create specifically for their shoot. I do a…

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Christmas? Seriously?
Posted at 3:50 pm in

  It’s about 2000 degrees in Issaquah, Washington today, and I’m sitting here planning my Christmas card photo shoots! Yes, I think I’m so hot that I’m losing my marbles. But come on…who wouldn’t think about all the Christmasy potential with this gorgeous dress hanging around?…

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curvy glamour…
Posted at 5:55 pm in

I lucked out and spotted a huge sale on beautiful Adrianna Papell dresses, so I  scooped up a few. They’re absolutely beautiful, and I couldn’t wait for my mannequins to arrive before showing them to all of you. One of the questions I’m asked the most…

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a very special gown…
Posted at 9:03 am in

  My mother’s tea-length wedding dress was a source of mystery and glamour throughout my childhood. She kept it in a beautiful cedar chest, and I was allowed to try it on whenever I wanted. I forgot about this dress until a few weeks ago, when I…

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