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Friend, you can skip the cleaning before you pick up your camera. Confession: my house is almost always a mess. It’s not that I like it that way or that I don’t care about it. It comes down to three simple facts: I want my children to have access to lots of materials with which they […]

That Clutter in Your Home? There’s a Story There

It’s weird how strong of an effect a brand has on people. Whether it’s Nike for athletes or Disney for families, brands have cultivated a staple in our culture. I’d argue that these brands hit a fever pitch during my childhood. Nike’s ads were plastered with Michael Jordan, Disney targeted families during a renaissance of […]

The End of an Iconic Toy Store Generation: Farewell Toys “R” Us

We’re surrounded by photographers shooting their Day in the Life projects and offering these sessions to clients. If you’re anything like me, you’ve become too busy to do your own and too “I really don’t want to invest in a photographer when I can take our family photos myself with a little strategy to get […]

Thoughts on Photographing Your Own DITL with Alaina Miles

This session is special to me, because it’s of my brother and his family. I wanted to show the love shared between him, his wife, and their two boys. I was striving to capture each person’s individual personality and how they each add something special and unique to the family dynamic. I wanted to do […]

A Glimpse of a Day in the Life with Boys

Bribing and rewards go hand in hand when you have a potty training toddler… this was how we celebrated! On this day, Kendall deserved a big reward. We had been promising to take her to pick out any toy she wanted from the store. I actually don’t think we could have gotten in the car […]

Documentary of a Toddler on a Shopping Spree

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