onOne Software Suite 9 is Now Available!

I just wanted to spread the word that he brand-new onOne Software Perfect Photo Suite 9 is now available for purchase and download! I’ve been working on an eBook about the new […]

By |October 30th, 2014|0 Comments

Ten Food Photography Tips While Dining at a Restaurant

I love photographing food. Most of what I have in my portfolio are images of food I have cooked and photographed inside of my home with my DSLR. However, that doesn't stop me from wanting to photograph food while dining at restaurants! I like to post my images to both Instagram and Yelp, and it's important to me that my photos look as beautiful as possible in that environment.

By |October 27th, 2014|0 Comments

Just One Hour Left in the 5-Day-Deal!

There is only ONE HOUR LEFT in the 5Day Deal ... Get it NOW!!!

By |October 20th, 2014|0 Comments

Hands-On Review: The Fuji XF 18-135mm Lens

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A good, solid zoom lens is always nice to have in the bag. I’m fairly new to Fuji, but I’m pretty much in the mind-set of switching […]

By |October 20th, 2014|0 Comments

Huge Sale for Photographers: Save over 95%!

Today and for the next five days, the folks over at 5DayDeal are providing an amazingly HUGE sale for photographers. They did it earlier this year with crazy results and a bunch of happy customers, and now they are at it again!

By |October 15th, 2014|0 Comments

Camera Bags: A Rant of Frustration from a Woman’s Perspective

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I’m a woman, and I like purses and bags. I am also a photographer, and so with that I tend to collect lots of cool bags. Yay, bags! […]

By |October 13th, 2014|9 Comments

Why We Should Stop Worrying About Other Photographers

Just a few weeks ago, I got up at the crack of dawn and went to Trillium Lake with a few other photographers, intent on photographing the sunrise. Soon after we got there, we […]

By |October 9th, 2014|0 Comments

Stop Feeling Guilty

Whether you are a full-time photographer or a weekend-warrior, there will be times when you take a break. Maybe the weather is crappy so you’ve stayed indoors, or you are immersed in […]

By |September 19th, 2014|1 Comment

Using Vinyl Backgrounds for Food Photography

Recently, Ink & Elm sent me a few of their backgrounds (free of charge) to try out with my food photography. I have used their product in the past and had posted […]

By |September 18th, 2014|1 Comment

Food Photography with the Fuji X-T1

Yesterday I set up the Fuji X-T1 for my first at-home food photographs. I have been carrying this camera around for the past few months and have used it many times to photograph my food at restaurants (mostly for my Yelp account), but this was the first time ...

By |September 17th, 2014|6 Comments

Latourell Falls

This has been an interesting summer. Brian and I moved to Portland in April to escape the always-warm and zero-cloud skies of the South Bay in California, and so far we have only had blue skies and heat here in Portland! Oh, the irony. Anyone who knows me understands how much I despise ...

By |September 14th, 2014|1 Comment

How to Self-Publish an eBook

Just a few months ago I just published my third self-published eBook, and I'm currently working on my fourth. My full-time profession is considered to be "photographer", but the "author" in me keeps growing and it feels like I spend way more time writing and creating ...

By |August 27th, 2014|6 Comments
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