Author archives: Shannon

  • Luggage Holding You Back?

  • There is a line from one of my favorite kid movies, the character was told, "You are here for such a time as this." By the time we reach adulthood, we have baggage. You may have a light carry on while another has so many bags they keep running in reverse because they can't carry them all at the same[...]
  • Loose Skin Makes for a Hot Boudoir Session

  • There is a woman who woke up one day and was tired of being sick and tired. She thought weight loss would solve her self-hate. Jessica worked and worked hard to lose about 125 pounds. In the process she had left a toxic marriage and met an amazing man. Even though he told her how beautiful she was, [...]
  • Preparing for your Photoshoot

  • If you are like most ladies, you won't have a beauty or boudoir photoshoot every month. It's a special event, so let's talk how to get ready for it, aside from wardrobe. If you were going on a vacation or a special event, you wouldn't go without getting your hair done, right? If you book with us, we[...]
  • If we're honest....

  • The idea of honesty is one that has weighed on my mind lately. I'm not talking about burning your Spanx or swearing of plastic surgery. I'm talking about emotional honesty. I would love to see more social media posts along the lines of "life sucks right now but I'm working on it" There's a song that[...]
  • Not Your Grandma's Nighty

  • Let me paint the picture for you...I was in my late teens living at the beach. It gets cold and especially when your house is large and drafty. I was just getting up when who should knock at my door? The guy who I was in that awkward almost dating but not quite stage. What was I wearing? A floor len[...]
  • Photography Is Easier Than Therapy

  • There's this huge sign I pass at least a few times every week. I know most pass it quickly, gather the information, and keep driving. Some probably don't even see it in the field. Well, this thinker likes to take a concept and twist it around. The sign is an advertisement for a recovery group at a l[...]
  • I'm a Colorado Photographer Now!

  • I know how often we can second guess a decision and wonder what life would be like had we not chosen it. In my life I had have made some pretty stupid choices and some pretty incredible choices. Those incredible choices have come about because I listen to that little voice that lives in the pit of m[...]
  • Our Dress Form Christmas Tree

  • Do you have those moments where you feel you may be having a mid-life crisis? Wanting to change it all up? This year our Christmas is different, the man is officially laid off and I've had some personal matters that caused me to not want to crawl in the attic and get our decorations out. I felt chan[...]
  • But I Have Nothing to Wear!

  • After you have conquered the apprehension of being photographed, well, maybe not quite conquered, you now have wardrobe to figure out. This can be intimidating especially if you are a woman with curves, so let me give you a few unexpected ideas. Don't have that perfect cocktail dress? No problem.[...]
  • Are You A Camera Hater? So Was I...

  • I feel like channeling Maria from the Sound of Music (our youngest watches it almost weekly), "Let's start at the beginning. It's a very good place to start..." I purchased my first DSLR a few years back and just wanted nice pictures of my growing kids for the scrapbook. It was a creative outlet for[...]
  • The Desire Map Review

  • Are you one who holds a dream deep in your soul? Do you daydream about this life then dismiss it as impossible? I used to. I could taste it, I could feel it. I would secretly daydream about this life. I was so attached to it that I wouldn't even verbalize it to anyone worried they would confirm my w[...]