Willing to Change

Take the time to mourn what isn’t. Life was SO GOOD for me just two months ago. Two months ago, I was on top of the fucking world. In a matter of weeks I went from my biggest earning month to my lowest earning month in years. I miss doughnut dates with the fam & […]

March 31, 2020


Studio Portraiture

Thursday: Recent work. Studio Portraiture. Last week, my sister came over to put on a big flowy dress, have her hair and makeup done, and model late into the night. When she showed up, we started catching up and never stopped. I decided to stick her in the lights, just as she was. She sat […]

March 26, 2020


Only Death Will Stop Me.

I’ve given everything to this company and I don’t plan to stop with Covid-19. You have the right to change your mind. Anytime. Change your course. Do what you want. No one actually cares what you choose to do to make you happy. If they do, they need to check themselves. Covid-19 took almost everything […]

March 24, 2020


Today I’m 29

Well…This is not where I imagined myself to be today. Quarantined with 10k+ in revenue gone in a matter of days. That’s 25% what I circulated last year gone in two weeks. On the bright side, I believe this pandemic is over its worst here in Washington. We are beginning to recover and life is […]

March 24, 2020


Studio Work Begins

I misplaced my tripod attachment for my camera so getting to work with my new studio set up has been delayed much longer than I wanted to. While I was in Vegas, Clynn ordered a couple back drops and a few soft boxes for me to play with when I got back. I’m so stoked! […]

March 23, 2020


Kevin Johnson

Inspirational Person Highlight: Kevin Johnson. Current CEO of Starbucks. I’ve spent the last three hours listening to interviews and reading articles on Kevin Johnson. Here are my biggest take aways. Kevin Johnson, CEO of Starbucks, only has a Bachelor’s Degree. “Honorary Degrees” in my opinion, are a Universities way of trying to stay relevant by […]

March 20, 2020


Portfolio Review 2020

For today’s “recent work” share I’m going to share about my Portfolio Review at WPPI 2020 last month. Here is a Link to the 2020 WPPI 16×20 Print Competition Award Winners to see what my photos will be up against in coming years. The work will blow you away! ♥ These were my curated top […]

March 19, 2020


New Blog Schedule by a Full Time Photographer

Blog Schedule

Here is a break down of the new blog schedule! Take note of topics that interest you, check in every day, or just come by when you love the topic! As many of you know, I took several huge steps back from social media to focus more on what is working for The Studio. Pinterest, […]

March 14, 2020


Love in Ink

Okay, the blog debut of The Studio’s sister company, Love in Ink! A public access print shop. When I was preparing for the 2019 Gallery Viewing in November, I began printing my own work. I quickly realized, the quality of print I was able to produce, after a couple days of troubleshooting, was higher quality […]

March 13, 2020


Camera graphic reads Mirrorless Vs. DSLR

Mirrorless Vs. DSLR

Top camera brands have been making waves lately with their newest Mirrorless cameras offering features that have been making wedding and professional portrait photographers give them a serious second glance. Let’s compare Mirrorless Vs. DSLR and see what the hype is all about. So, I spent the afternoon diving into my own research. Is the […]

March 12, 2020