Photography

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Jealousy is Toxic

If there is one thing I have learned as an artist with an online presence is that years of experience and technical abilities do not always equate to being popular or successful. New photographers [...]

April 27th, 2016|1 Comment
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Dog Walking For the Soul

Some classic ramblings about work, life, and business. Plus an adorable photo of my pups playing in the park!

March 23rd, 2016|1 Comment
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The Mask: Creative Layer Masking in ON1 Photo

New Release! The Mask: Creative Layer Masking in ON1 Photo.

March 18th, 2016|1 Comment
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Coming Soon: The Mask

Click Here to Learn More I get kind of quiet when I'm working on a new project. If you haven't seen me around online much, now you know why! This eBook and [...]

March 12th, 2016|0 Comments
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Review: Evie Camera Bag from Aide de Camp

Not long ago I received the Evie bag from Aide De Camp to test out and review. I spent some quality time with this bag and wanted to share my thoughts! For those of you who follow my blog, you may already be aware of my frustrations with "girl" camera bags. Spoiler alert: this bag was a nice surprise! Keep reading to find out more.

January 19th, 2016|0 Comments
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Looking Back on 2015

2015 was a pretty full year. I traveled, had some new experiences, and continued to grow the success of my online business. Overall, things are going really well! Sure, not everything went as planned, [...]

December 29th, 2015|4 Comments
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Waterfalls & Waves

It's no coincidence that I live in the Pacific Northwest. I moved out here for two reasons: the photographic opportunities, and the cool, rainy weather. The plethora of waterfalls in and around the Columbia River Gorge mean I always have a beautiful subject to photograph, along with a nice, long coastline, which is only a 1.5 hour drive from my home in Portland [...]

December 16th, 2015|0 Comments
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Canva for Photographers

Canva has become my new favorite go-to website for design resources and inspiration. They have an excellent blog for designers, with plenty of content that I have found to be very educational. But their most impressive feature is the design [...]

December 1st, 2015|4 Comments
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What’s In My Bag: Italy

I am on the tail-end of a two week trip to Venice, Cinque Terre, and Florence, and wanted to share the gear I brought along with me (and actually used) on my [...]

November 14th, 2015|8 Comments
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Departure

This past week I was in Venice, Italy, with Brian and three other amazing photographers. I attended  David DuChemin's "portfolio series" workshop, where the goal is to come away from the trip with a [...]

November 8th, 2015|7 Comments

New Preset Pack: ON1 Hundred

New Release! I just released a brand-new preset pack in my store, the ON1 Hundred preset pack filled with 100 presets for ON1 Effects*! This pack also includes textures, sky overlays, and [...]

October 7th, 2015|0 Comments
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Food Photography Book Giveaway!

Starting today, I am teaming up with Peachpit to give away five copies of my brand-new book, Food Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots (2nd Edition)! Read this post for more information [...]

September 14th, 2015|1 Comment