Monthly Archives: July 2011

I heard this quote at a conference I went to, and it stuck with me ever since. It’s such a true statement too. Obviously this conference was about photographer, but really this kind of mindset can work for any area of life. However, this is not a self-help blog, I’ll leave that to the professionals,…

As you know by now, I LOVE exploring new areas. Sure, as a photographer and with the power of photography you can make a single spot look different numerous times, but it’s always fun to have an unfamiliar area. It’s like a kid going into the candy store for the first time, everything looks so…

No, this post is not about your experience as a photographer. I’ve seen photographers who do just as good as a 25 year photographer and they are only 2 months in it. Some of the most successful wedding photographers right now are within all under 6 years professionally. No, this post is about the experience…

Talk about a hot day, and outside no less!! Taking place at Heartland Gardens in Effingham, IL Daniel and Lacey were set to tie the knot on this bright, sunshiny, 100 degree day. 🙂 As the guest started to arrive, no a soul went to sit in the seats surrounding the gazebo. They all made…

I think the one downside to wedding photography is that time flies by SO quickly!! It seems like just yesterday I was snapping Andy and Jackie’s engagement pictures downtown St. Louis. Now the wedding is already over. I guess I would compare the time between and engagement session and wedding like a good movie that…

Oh June temperatures, where have you gone? What an AMAZING month we had last month as far as temperature is concerned. Last year my sister got married in June and we literally got one picture taken outside before we gave up the idea of doing outdoor pictures. The heat index that particular Saturday was over…

It had been quite a while since I had spent time with Michael and Alyssa. We nailed down their engagement pictures last year and the time before that was when they book, which was about 1.5 years prior to their wedding day if I remember correctly. My how time flies by. One thing I really…

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