What Going To Dance Classes Has Taught Me

Reasons I go to dance: To exercise To work my brain and improve my memory To practice self-expression To get into my body To practice listening To let go So I can be one of those old people on [...]


Tips for Wedding Dress Shopping from a Wedding Photographer

The tips in this article are based off interviews I’ve had with women who have gone through the process, my 11 years as a wedding photographer, and my own experience dress shopping for my [...]


Taking Responsibility For How I Feel

One time I was at a wedding taking photos of guests seated at tables. It’s a nice part of the day because by this time people have had food + drinks, so they tend to be more relaxed and [...]


Avoiding The Negative Spiral

I got the news about the mass shooting in Las Vegas while I was abroad in Thailand. One man who decided to end the lives of innocent people enjoying themselves at a concert… Things all of [...]


I’m Going to be a Pushy Bad-Listening Mom

My friend got married yesterday in LA. Weeks before, I got into crazy planning mode and asked her loads of questions. “Do you have a dress yet?” (Her answer was no. I almost went out to start [...]


Why I Prefer Photojournalism Over Posed Portraits

As a kid I remember what it was like running up and down the stairs of my childhood home. I remember the smell of the carpet. I remember racing to the bars at the park, and having round-up [...]


4 Things I’ve Begun to Do to Cut Down on Consumerism

I am by far not a perfect person but felt inspired to share a few things I’ve begun to do to cut down on consumerism. Small steps, but I feel good that I’m beginning to take a stand on what I [...]


How Photographing Weddings Helped Me Choose A Romantic Partner

I am drawn to photographing weddings because I’m around relationships of all sorts – mothers, daughters, besties, grandparents, coworkers, and of course – lovers. There have [...]


Where Are My Ideal Clients?

I was having a conversation with Event Planner Marley Majcher of The Party Goddess about social media. That woman knows what she’s doing in terms of getting high-end business. Every time she [...]


Stop Waiting For Someone Else To Do It

I’ve done it. I signed a 3 year lease on my own office space. This is an iPhone snap (ignore the ShopVac – she’s still under construction). 🙂 For the last 5 years I’ve [...]