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I recently hosted a number of Mommy & Me Photography classes and had so much fun teaching tips and tricks to a group of moms who wanted to learn how to take quality photos of their kids. When setting up these classes, I stressed that no fancy equipment was necessary. The only prerequisite was an […]

top 3 tips for beach photography

My Top 3 Beach Photography Tips That Will Instantly Improve Your Images

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This year has been full of fun and exciting projects.  When I was building this post I couldn’t believe all that I accomplished during the past year.  I landed my first magazine cover, which was a huge bucket list item for me.  Lifestyle photography was a large part of my assignments this year and I […]

The Best of 2016!

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There is nothing better than photographing dear friends.  Friends that you have known since before parenthood and share so many memories with.  So when this family welcomed a baby girl into the world, I was honored to fly out to Chicago and capture this momentous time in their life.  Their toddler could not have been […]

Chicago Feature: Family and Newborn Photoshoot

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What is Make & Taste?  It’s a children’s lifestyle and food blog. I’m so excited to finally share Make & Taste with you.  My friends and family know my love of baking and cooking and I’m now passing on my knowledge to my kitchen and grill loving toddler.  I will share the recipes we make […]

Big News! Introducing Make & Taste

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This week I wanted to demonstrate some quick editing tips to show you how a great image can turn into an amazing image.  I recall one of my photography school instructors quoting Ansel Adams “You don’t take an image, you create an image”, which struck a cord with me because I believe most people click the […]

Easy Editing Tips: Lightroom and Snapseed Applications

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