Year in Review: 2017

What an amazing year 2017 has been. It’s been a year of growth, revelation, and risks. And the end of every year, I like to reflect on the past year at some things I’ve learned about myself as a photographer, the good and the bad. We can all do better in every aspect of life, right? I know that most …

Fall Senior Pictures

I recently purchased some colored smoke bombs with a vision of using them during senior pictures. This was all a part of trying new things this year. Earlier we used colored powder, tried some new editing styles, this time it was smoke. I love pushing myself and trying new things. Sometimes it doesn’t work out, but overall it leads to …

Fairground Senior Pictures

Recently we did pictures at the fairgrounds. Typically, this involves kids, families, maybe some babies, but this year we did something a little new in the mix; seniors! I loved these. Senior sessions are fun enough, but add in summer and the fun vibes of the fairgrounds, does it get any better? The other thing that was great about this …

Senior Pictures 2017

As the end of the school year approaches, it’s about time not just for summer, family vacations, a summer job, but it’s also a time to start preparing for your senior pictures. This leads to the age old questions; why? Why do senior pictures? Your senior year is a huge deal! You’ve been in school now for 12 years, and next year, …

Renee // Carlinville, IL Senior Pictures

Have I ever mentioned how much I love family farms for pictures? Especially family farms that have been around for some years and you have a collection of old barns, old equipment, and everything that comes along with it. As a photographer I LOVE rust, I love rotting wood, there’s something about it that makes for some amazing pictures. On …

Help! There are too many options.

If you have planned a wedding, looked for a photographer for senior pictures, inquired about family pictures or baby pictures, I’m sure you’ve run into this problem, right? Weddings would probably in fact be a lot less stressful if there weren’t so many options, correct? For example, you’re planning a wedding, you’ve take a look at a certain area and …