Category archives: workshops

  • goal setting: take a photography workshop

  • setting goals and meeting them: #1 goal for me is to take a photography workshop. are you like me?  i set a few small goals to try and accomplish for the new year.  eagerly, i start down my list, but most of the time i stop and don't finish the final few.  taking a photography workshop was number[...]
  • 5 Tips When Older Sibling Meets the New Baby

  • One of the most anxious moments for a new family is when older sibling meets the new baby for the first time. It's a big transition for everyone. As a former Labor and Delivery nurse for over twenty-five years, and now a Birth Photographer, I can say I love the magic that happens when a new li[...]
  • photographing little ballerinas

  • photographing little ballerinas is so much fun and yes, i did join in the fun! my grandkids are on mera's blog today as i share her photo recipe for photographing little ballerinas. I took a photo recipe from her newest book, Your Child in Pictures,  and we had a  photo session wearing tutus a[...]
  • Cyber Monday Sale

  • cyber monday sale begins and ends today.  register with a friend and save. best sale of the year. i love news and this is big news! This is great news!  Tell your friends. Sign up for workshops here. Come take a class, meet some new friends, and fall in love with your camera.  woohoo!
  • book giveaway!

  • book giveaway.  okay...  i confess...   you caught me....  i started my christmas shopping a little early... happy dance going on over here!  i am so excited to have this book in my tool box of inspiration that I am giving away a free copy of Me Ra Koh's latest book that was released  on  October 1[...]
  • expecting... justine waits

  • expecting...justine waits for her first baby to be born any day now. because i had so much fun with my workshop attendee, sheena bell, and our three models for the photography class, i plan to do a post on each of them and my student as well.  we made awesome memories and i can't wait to share them[...]
  • flexibility - a necessary skill for photographers

  • flexibility is a necessary skill for photographers.  while noticing sheena's unique photography style and technique, a recent growing confidence workshop attendee,  i have given her a new name, "gymnast with a camera".   "camera yoga" is a good description of her style.  this term was quoted by some[...]
  • rescue me! photo idea refused.

  • rescue me! my photo idea was refused! that song, rescue me, was running through my head as a 3 year old refused to get into my wagon for our photo session! i was a little surprised and stunned and my workshop attendee, sheena bell, jumped in to rescue me as she saw the expression on my face.  i nor[...]
  • zeke - tiny, but very real

  • zeke was our tiny, but very real, model for saturday's growing confidence workshop. with my one- on- one student, sheena,  we went to his house because he was so newly born.  his mom and dad and sister were there to greet us. yeah for a dad on paternity leave. the game was on tv and both he and his [...]
  • surprised by strength - budding confidence workshop

  • Surprised by Strength… Wow!  Was I surprised by the strength it took to get up in front of my extended family during a vacation and share my heart while teaching a Budding Confidence photography workshop with the girls in our family! I invited any of the girls that would like to join me in a p[...]
  • summer where i live

  • summer where i live usually means a few days with the air on a little higher to help cope with the heat. summer where i live means my garden will do well in this climate.  woohoo! garden goodness. summer where i live means fresh flowers all summer long.  yes, please. we have been especially bl[...]