Update your headshot with these staple looks

By |October 25th, 2021|Commercial Photography|

If your current headshot is your college graduation photo or a poorly cropped photo from your cousin’s wedding three years ago, it’s time for an update. Before you pull out the pleated khaki pants and shoulder pads, take inventory. What are you trying to convey? Where will this photo be used? What kind of first impression are you wanting to make? Here are five looks to spark outfit inspo for your next branding or headshot session.

Three things you need to consider when planning a 2022 wedding

By |October 11th, 2021|wedding, Wedding Planning|

From the need to downsize and change timelines—sometimes at a moment’s notice—you can say that wedding planning has become much more involved. Industry trend reports are predicting a staggering record number of 2022 weddings. Here are three things you probably haven’t thought of (that you definitely need to) while you're planning a 2022 wedding.

Woods Walk Wedding | Crested Butte, CO | Abby + David

By |September 20th, 2021|wedding|

It's been an emotional year and I have to say, it's been quite possibly my most favorite year of work as a wedding photographer ever. Every single of one my major weddings so far in 2020 has been ones that were rescheduled or postponed due to covid. Every single one of them has been an incredibly unique, boisterous and otherwise joyous celebration in every way.  Abby and David's Woods Walk wedding in Crested Butte, CO was nothing short of spectacular and equally memorable in every way.

How to balance work and life when you work from home

By |September 13th, 2021|Commercial Photography, Tips for Creatives, work|

At the peak of the pandemic, at least 42% of the U.S. workforce was working from home. Although some businesses have chosen to bring employees back to the workplace, working from home is the new norm for many. If that’s you, but this new norm doesn’t feel so normal, read these helpful tips for balancing work and life from home.

Branding Photography | Susan Hyatt and Friends

By |September 6th, 2021|Commercial Photography|

A branding photography session from the woods of Lake Tahoe that almost wasn't and lessons learned that sometimes the very jobs you are trying not to take are the ones that are actually the best fit. Otherwise titled, "You are the Most." Specifically, a reminder that you shouldn't be afraid to be yourself but also that you should be generous with your assumptions: something I often try to embody but sometimes forget.

Debunking 5 wedding myths and superstitions

By |August 30th, 2021|Tips, wedding, Wedding Planning|

There are hundreds of myths and superstitions to keep you preoccupied during your wedding day and as soon as you start planning, everyone, and I do mean EVERYONE, is going to have an opinion on how you run your day. I’m debunking five of the most common wedding myths and superstitions to help keep your stress low, because on your day, the only thing you should feel beholden to is your partner. Seriously, don’t stress about having “something blue” if you don’t even like the color just because your mother is convinced you need to.

Dayton Backyard Wedding | Tricia + Tracy

By |August 22nd, 2021|LGBT, wedding|

Tricia and Tracy only hired me for a few hours for their Dayton backyard wedding, but those few hours were nothing short of hilarious spectacular joy.  There may have been oppressively relentless 102 degree heat in the desert, wild fire smoke caking the mountain views, and crying uncomfortable children (#lifeishard), but the rest of us had the greatest time ever.  More from this boisterous LGBTQ microwedding here!

How to help your employees prepare for their headshots

By |August 16th, 2021|Commercial Photography, Marketing, Tips, Tips for Creatives|

Yes, having employee headshots that contribute to a cohesive digital presence is amazing, but your employees are probably just stoked to be getting a new LinkedIn profile picture. Give them a heads-up about what kind of session we’ve discussed. In the past, they may have had a heavily corporate headshot experience, sitting in front of a green screen with their chin tucked just-so. Hot take: Corporate headshots don’t have to be so...corporate and especially not when I'm involved! Here's how to help your employees prepare for their headshot session.

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