photography

Semester’s Top Photos

Semester’s Top Work This semester is my last one in Rexburg. I thought it would never end. I had to grin out a lot of projects and get all the credits worked out but come January me and my husband will be moving to Utah. We still have senior projects and...

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15 Gift Ideas for Photographers

15 Gift Ideas for Photographers Running out of ideas for your holiday shopping this Christmas season? Well if they are a photographer, then it is way easier than you think! You don’t have to buy them a new lens to show them you care! There are plenty of gift...

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Behind the Scenes – Child Portrait Photography

What It’s like to shoot a Child’s Portrait When shooting a toddler, it’s never a walk in the park. You always have to have your camera ready! Come up with games to play with them to get them to stay where you want them to be! This is a little video I...

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A Portrait Photographer’s Survival Guide

A Portrait Photographer’s Survival Guide Tips and tricks for Portrait Photographers Whether you’re a professional photographer or just a beginner, taking a person’s portrait always has its “ups and downs”. A good photographer will be prepared for any situation....

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Food Photography Workshop

Food Photography Workshop at The Lift in Jackson Hole Wyoming We had the amazing opportunity for our class to go and stay at a cabin for 3 days, and learn, share, teach, and breath everything photography. Waking up at 4 am to get that perfect spot before the sunrise,...

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How to Light Metal for photography

How to Light Metal for photography Metal and glass are the trickiest products to light when it comes to commercial photographer. You have to think about it differently, not only do you have to light your subject, but you need to light the metal’s reflection....

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Good places to eat in Jackson Hole WY

Good places to eat in Jackson Hole WY The Lift – Jackson Hole Wyoming Jackson Hole is a perfect place near the Tetons to visit. There are a lot of fun shops and lots of restaurants! Sometimes, as a tourist, you don’t get to visit and taste all the...

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80’s stylized fashion photography

80’s style fashion editorial photo shoot I was born in the early 90’s, so when I think of the 80’s I think of spandex, bright colors and over the top eye make up. With the hit Netflix series Stranger Things, the 80’s has come back in a new way....

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Beautiful Fashion Studio Lighting Headshots

Beautiful Fashion Studio Lighting Headshots Every artist gets this funk; where you just start hating everything you create. You only see everyone’s strengths and all your weaknesses. I’ve been in that funk for a little bit but after this shoot feel that I️ have my...

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Not just a Wedding Photographer

Not Just A Wedding Typical Photographer When you’re a wedding photographer, you’re not just a wedding photographer. You have a long list of other jobs you have to be ready to take on at any moment.  I’ve been a janitor, hair stylist, make up artist,...

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Tips – Posing Guys for Portraits or Fashion

Male Poses I get asked a lot on tips for posing guys. Not gonna lie, it can be really difficult, especially if they don’t want to be there but their wife or mother is making them be in the photos. On rare occasions you can get the kind of clients that are...

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Water Drop Photography

Crazy cool Water Drop Photography Ever see those crazy wallpapers with these water drops that look like they came from a lava lamp!! Well I️ decided to give it a try! The set up is pretty intensive . First you need to get a bag of water and hang it above a pan of...

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Epic Portrait Lighting

Balance Outdoor Lighting Taking pictures during mid day can be hard to do. You definitely need at least a reflector to get those harsh shadows under control. Well how about we take it a step further and add a speed light? As you can see in this first image, this is...

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Creative Portrait – Smoke Bombs II

We had so much fun shooting with colored smoke bombs! They add a whole new element and mystery to a portrait. I had a previous post of a photoshoot with Elphaba from Wicked. Then another shoot with the beautiful Macy Smith as Little Red Riding Hood. Here are some...

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Creative Portrait – Smoke Bombs

Little Red Riding Hood – Smoke Bombs Smoke bombs portraits have started making it’s way into portraits. They are expensive and hard to find. I highly recommend researching about them before lighting them. We had a lot of trial and error with over $100...

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