The Tamron 28-75mm zoom lens gives me the confidence that I’ll never miss a moment

I am so excited to share my experience using Tamron’s 28-75mm lens for Sony’s full-frame mirrorless cameras. I'm already a Tamron girl, with a bag full of Tamron lenses, and I had high hopes that this lens would be the [...]

By |2018-09-14T11:39:03-04:00September 13th, 2018|Products & Gear, Sponsored|0 Comments

One Lens, 6 Pros: We put the Sigma 24-70mm Art lens to the ultimate test

What happens when you give six pro photographers across six cities in six different genres of photography one lens for one week each? Yeah, we were curious, too! So, we tried it with the Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 Art [...]

By |2018-09-07T16:25:10-04:00September 7th, 2018|Inspiration, Products & Gear, Sponsored|0 Comments

The best picture frames for every room: A photographer’s guide to selling wall art

If you are like me, you started your photography business because you are passionate about creating beautiful images. Your thrill comes from capturing light, connection and emotion and pulling it all together into images to be savored and treasured over [...]

By |2018-09-07T16:22:40-04:00September 5th, 2018|Products & Gear, Sponsored|0 Comments

Pro Review: How the Fujifilm XF10 can be a documentarian’s best tool

I’ve had my eye on a super small, very portable camera like the FUJIFILM XF10 for quite some time. Everyday moments are what I love to photograph. I am working my way through the fourth year of my 365 project, [...]

By |2018-08-30T10:03:43-04:00August 30th, 2018|Products & Gear, Sponsored|5 Comments

Stay stylish and comfy with this unique scarf camera strap we’re loving on

I recently had the pleasure of trying out one of Capturing Couture's hidden pocket scarf camera straps. Let me tell you — it was love at first sight. The strap is a soft jersey scarf that is sturdy and comfortable, [...]

By |2018-08-21T13:22:58-04:00August 21st, 2018|Products & Gear, Sponsored|0 Comments

How the Sigma 105mm Art lens helps me capture the magic of childhood

There is a reason the Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens has been given the title “bokeh master.” Out of all of my lenses it really does produce the most gorgeous bokeh! I was so intrigued by this lens [...]

By |2018-08-09T15:08:40-04:00August 7th, 2018|Products & Gear, Sponsored|3 Comments

Ready for Adventure: Exploring Montana with 5 boys and the FUJIFILM X-T100

This summer, our family packed the car and headed on a road trip to the beautiful mountains of Montana. I was beyond excited for the opportunity to try out the FUJIFILM X-T100 for the entire trip. I was so eager to capture [...]

By |2018-07-27T13:33:38-04:00July 25th, 2018|Products & Gear, Sponsored|2 Comments

Everyday’s a beautiful day on the farm with the FUJIFILM X-T100

Summer is the busiest season on our small hay farm. While our crop is easier than most to maintain, there is still a lot that goes into caring for our farm. We bale around 10,000 bales of hay each season [...]

By |2018-07-31T13:15:03-04:00July 20th, 2018|Inspiration, Sponsored|2 Comments

Why Pinhole Press Softcover Layflat books are my new favorite photography product

As photographic artists, many of us take countless pictures. For some, photography is a business that helps feed the mouths at our tables. For others, it means being a passionate hobbyist, striving to capture meaningful moments we never want to [...]

By |2018-07-20T14:12:53-04:00July 16th, 2018|Products & Gear, Sponsored|0 Comments

Review: Fujifilm’s X-T100 helps me capture perfect, gorgeous photos of my real life

Let me give you a little tip: If you ever hear the word “Fujifilm” and the phrase “would you be interested” in the same sentence, the answer should always be yes. That was exactly my response when I was asked [...]

By |2018-07-11T19:03:55-04:00July 9th, 2018|Products & Gear, Sponsored|2 Comments

How I create gorgeous client galleries in just minutes

I aim for two things in my editing workflow: to streamline it and to do so in style. From editing to delivering galleries, professional photographers are always on the lookout for products that will save us time and give our [...]

By |2018-06-23T10:26:02-04:00June 23rd, 2018|Business, Sponsored|0 Comments

Want to double your photo sales? Sell products you believe in

In my six years as a photographer, I've heard hundreds of bits of advice on how I can and should run my business better. Some examples: I need to offer just digital files because that’s what people want. I need [...]

By |2018-06-07T15:01:57-04:00June 6th, 2018|Business, Sponsored|0 Comments

How Adobe Stock makes the ultimate pro side hustle so easy

As I began hearing the chatter of my friends in photography making extra money selling stock images, I wanted to get in on the action. My excitement took a nosedive when I learned that many of the stock agencies have [...]

By |2018-05-21T11:47:51-04:00May 9th, 2018|Business, Sponsored|12 Comments

Photo décor: Stylish ideas for home photo display

10 Tips to create fun, modern photo displays For me, creating modern, gorgeous and oh-so-powerful gallery displays has never been easier, thanks to the know-how of Miller’s Professional Imaging and its rich catalog of superior photographic display products. Miller’s [...]

By |2018-01-16T10:58:54-05:00January 10th, 2018|Products & Gear, Sponsored|2 Comments

Pulling Off The Ultimate Day-in-the-Life Shoot

My daughter agreed to let me follow her around for a day-in the-life session recently and truly, my Westcott Ice Light 2 with Barn Doors made it possible. The day I chose to shoot was DARK. It was overcast [...]

By |2018-02-06T18:56:09-05:00December 18th, 2017|Products & Gear, Sponsored, Tips & Tutorials|6 Comments