Monthly Archives: April 2015

Leading up to the big day, my weather app was saying 80-90% chance of rain with the possibility of severe thunderstorms. So naturally it’s kind of a let down as a photographer because I know it’s going to greatly limit our shooting possibilities, especially when the wedding is to take place outside! The day of…

Tim and Michelle’s engagement session wrapped up our weekend festivities filled with a wedding, meetings and then this session. What a way to wrap it up too. Clear skies, warmer weather, and a couple that from the beginning was a ton of fun to work with. Most couples we work with are fairly comfortable at…

If a photographer could describe the perfect day for pictures, most would say something along the lines of overcast, warm (but not hot), and maybe a slight breeze. At least I would, and the day we had for Cole and Megan’s engagement session was absolutely the perfect day for pictures. All of the pictures took place…

Hi there! My name is Joanna Davies and I own the vintage rental business The Odd Bin, located in Effingham, IL. I’m also co-owner of Fresh Digs, a retail store in Effingham which specializes in vintage, modern, local and global home goods and gifts. Stop by sometime and check us out. A little bit about…

This seems like an obvious title for any photographer, but when you really sit down an think about it, how many of you (photographers) actually take a moment to really think about where it is your light is coming from? Is it reflecting off of a window? A reflector? Is it being defused by a…

First of all, unless you are a photographer you may not be aware of Shutterfest. Shutterfest is a 2 day workshop for photographers unlike any other available. For example, this year, there were over 2000 photographers, over 250 models and a ton of speakers all to help in further educating ourselves on new trends or…

Welcome wedding season 2015 and what a perfect day for it; sunny and warm. It’s always fun walking into the first wedding of the year because after having the winter off from weddings you realize just how out of shape you’ve become from standing for 8+ hours, no bathroom or lunch break and your creative…

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