Let's Talk Makeup and Perfect365 App

How do you like your makeup?  I personally like someone else to do my makeup.  Of course I can do my makeup but for photo shoots or an event I will have my freelance makeup artist work her magic.If you aren’t one of those magicians.  Prep your face and hit aSephora and ask for the eye express.  I usually purchase the $10 fake eyelashes and one of their magicians will put them on.  They will also create the eye of your dreams and send you on your way.  Perfect? Sure....more

aha! my friday reflection...on friday!

I started out a few weeks ago with the best of intentions.  To blog at least once a week, and reflect on my week every Friday....more

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I thought it would be fun to sign up for a month long commitment to blogging. Every day, one quick little post, a way for everyone to get to know me a little better, and a way for me to start blogging with more frequency. Bonus – this month the daily “themes” were written to go along with a photo. Awesome, I’ve got a new camera one the way, and some new toys to go along with it, what could possibly go wrong.Day 1 – You. Do you like taking Selfies?Well shit. That’s not exactly how I was hoping to start off....more
the wedding photographer either was your friend and was kidding, or was just very unprofessional ...more

[Photo Blog] 05.01.15

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How to take a great selfie

I can’t believe I am writing a post on how to take a great selfie… I feel like Kim K. and I don’t like it, haha. I HATE selfies, but I had to start taking them since starting my crazy mascara business, so I’ve learned a think or two in the process. Since I seem to be one of the few people in the social media world who hate selfies, I’d thought I’d share my tips for all of you who like to show us what you’re working with.1.) Make sure you are facing light. Natural light works best, so if you can, look out the window. If not, look in the mirror with the lights on in front of you....more

Random Gifts You Didn’t Get But Wish You Did

Wondering what to do with those random gift cards, or the store credit you will get when you return those very thoughtful gifts that you will simply never use?  Take advantage of after-holiday sales, and pick up a few nice things for yourself, that no one thought to get you, but you wouldn’t mind having.Love Your Selfie ...more

My Favorite Selfie

Selfie (n) – an image of oneself taken by oneself using a digital camera especially for posting on social networks. This latest trend even made its way into the Merriam-Webster dictionary.This is my favorite selfie....more

It’s OK to #Selfie Share in Moderation

Being a photographer gives me an excuse to be the one hiding behind the lens of a camera.  I wouldn't consider myself shy  but I'm constantly trying to build confidence to toot my own horn in person or online. The trendy of sharing #selfies has actually helped me be more confident at sharing a candid me....more

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On Photographing My Pregnancy

When I was pregnant with DS (now 3), I took a similar pictures of my belly in the same outfit every week to capture the progression of the belly. Here is a sampling:I really loved this project, but decided I would do a better job of it if I did it again. I thought it would be cool to be able to put together something like this:...more