Savor Every Day

"One day in junior year it just might become clear how close they are to leaving. It could be on a college tour or when they get behind the wheel of a car. It might be when they get dressed up or when they get a summer job all on their own with no nagging. But one day the stark reality of their departure seems utterly too real. This is a warning signal from the parenting gods reminding us to savor every day, to get to know, even better, our changing child, and to prepare ourselves to send them on their way." -Unknown Brilliant Person I totally stole these words but forgot to record who wrote them. I really did try to find out but can't seem to.

WHAT TO WEAR FOR A PHOTO SHOOT: Part 1

I think the question I am asked most often is what to wear for a photo shoot. I have a lot of information to share, so I am going to break it into a few posts. It doesn’t matter what is currently in fashion. Your clothing should be more on the classic side and most importantly, flattering to you. Let’s talk shape. -DON’T WEAR BULK Y OR BAGGY CLOTHES. I guess it’s fine for a few shots, but don’t think you are hiding those extra pounds. Baggy clothing just makes you look bigger. It is your photographer’s job to make you look the best you can look. Hiding the extra pounds is in how the photographer poses you. I'm good for hiding at least 20 pounds. -Your clothes should fit close to your body bu

Creative Dancers Photo Shoot

I think I've mentioned more than once that I love to do creative shoots. It's especially fun when the subjects are creative as well. The beauty in the middle is Jenna. I have known her through theatre since she was in 6th grade--maybe younger. Now she's in college. Jenna brought her 2 best friends to the shoot. I shot them jumping and twirling, as well as in this peaceful moment. Now these 3 girls have beautiful images that they will treasure the rest of their lives. They will show them to their children and grandchildren. They will tell them about dancing and their best friends. And THAT'S why I do what I do.

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