Mr. & Mrs. Gardenour - A Wedding Story

Courtney and Taylor first met four years ago, when they were seniors in high school, while they both worked at Pizza Hut. They began dating and two months later Taylor left for basic training (Air Force) and Courtney left to attend college.  Through their long distance relationship, they have both waited for this day to come...their wedding day!

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Me, 4 years ago...then and now.

When I first started my business four years ago, there were soooo many times I wanted to throw in the towel.  I couldn't figure out how to get my images the way I wanted them to look and I didn't' know how to shoot in manual. I worked out of my sun porch/studio which was barely enough room.   At the time, you bet I was thankful, but it was SO HARD figuring it all out. Some of you can probably relate.

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My Daughter's Birthday - Stop Motion Film

I am going to come straight out and say it, this blog is probably a bit sappy and sentimental. I promise if you hang in there you get to view a really awesome stop motion film my husband created!!!!

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Cystic Fibrosis: Mini Session

With the image above, I used a slight texture from KML Creatives, from her Grunge Collection . If you have been following  my work, you may know that I use many action sets, cloud overlays, and textures from KML. Why do I use them?? Because they are awesome and work well with my workflow.

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A Journey to Detroit: A photographer, make up artist, & model.

I believe it is good to get out of your comfort zone and try new things. It is the only way that I learn.  Of course it can be frustrating, but learning something new can lead to so much growth and as an artist/photographer....I feel like growth is needed in order for me to stay sane and creative.

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Shoot and Mingle: Wedding

It was the monthly Shoot and Mingle we all had been waiting for because, let's face it, weddings make us photographers giddy. Especially if you get to style it yourself! After speaking with our models, Kami and Drew, I knew that the theme would fall together perfectly.

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It's okay to feel sexy...

found that many women were interested in boudoir sessions but didn't "feel" like they looked "good enough" to be in front of the camera! WAIT, WHAT?! This is where I came to a screeching halt. ​I knew I had to do SOMETHING different to make women feel beautiful and confident in their own skin!  "True You" was then created.

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Mr. & Mrs. Davis

Dan and Anna met about 3 years ago when Anna's friend had asked her to join their volleyball team. Anna replied that she wasn't really into volleyball but since it was just for fun she decided to have a go at it...and there she met Dan. You can pretty much guess the rest... Dan and Anna fell in love and on January 5th 2013 they tied the knot.
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Let's Dance! Win a session and a canvas wrap!!!

Hey everyone! To bring in Independence Day, I am auctioning off one gift voucher for a FREE half hour session and a 11x14 canvas wrap {almost a $200.00 value!!}. All proceeds from this auction will go to a local non profit organization, "Dance, Dance Evolution". See how to bid for this voucher below.
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