Author archives: Shannon

  • First Day of School Picture Ideas

  • About this time I begin to get giddy, but try to contain myself. It's back to school time! Around the middle of August the joy of summer has warn off and I am ready to get back into a routine. This year, I won't be in school all day AND our youngest will be in full day kindergarten. Did I mention ho[...]
  • Photographers Shoot Then Burn You

  • It is said photographers can be violent people. They shoot you, then you are framed, then they hang you on the wall. Well, did you know they also burn you? Yup! Some sure do! In the industry we call them 'shoot and burn' photographers. They take your picture then burn them onto a cd. That's all they[...]
  • 5 Tips to Get Organized

  • Life gets chaotic. Boy do I know that one! Some days you don't know if you are comin' or goin'. I have 4 kids (ages 5-11) and the man, we own a home, and I am starting a photography business. Life can be crazy! Somehow we manage to eat most of our meals homemade, have a relatively clean house, get l[...]
  • What Do You Fantasize About?

  • Do you fantasize about a different life? I was reading about the morning habits of successful people. We all want to be successful, right? Every morning Steve Jobs asked himself , "If today was my last, what would I do?" I know quitting your job and travelling the world probably isn't realistic (unl[...]
  • 365 Theme: Storytelling

  • We all yearn for those responsibility free days of childhood, especially these long summer days. I am certainly no acception! I mean, really, who likes to fork over their money to pay a mortgage? Perhaps this is why I adore taking pictures of children. Their awe and wonder at the small things inspir[...]
  • Here We Go!

  • This world of photography chose me, I did not choose it. Well, I guess if you consider me buying a camer choosing, then I guess I sorta did. I started out like most moms, wanting to capture those moments of my growing children. Why do they have to grow so fast? I am soon going to have all my kids in[...]