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Goodnight Moon

Chicago, Illinois I had so much fun photographing the cutest kids and families in Chicagoland. But after 17 days that included a photo class for 7 moms, 5 pin-up shoots, 1 engagement session, 1 maternity portrait, 11 kids, 1 set of twins and a 10-day-old baby girl, I’m back in California. Thank you everyone!!!

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Happy Mother’s Day

Chicago, IllinoisI’m in Chicago this month taking lots of portraits and visiting family. I’m happy to be spending Mother’s Day with my mom Lucy. I love my mom. She has a great sense of adventure and fun. This is one of my favorite photos of us from years ago (on film!) as we were getting ready […]

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Polka Pin-Ups for Breast Cancer Awareness

My friend Michele is walking in the 3-Day for the Cure in honor of one of her best friends. To show my support of Michele and the 3-Day, Polka Pin-Ups is offering mini-sessions with all profits going toward Michele’s fundraising. Book soon before the spots are all gone! WHAT: 1-2 hr boudoir sessionincluding private online […]

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Photo Lesson 101: Rule of Space

Composition Lesson 4: Rule of Space Let’s discuss space. When taking a photo, you make a decision how much space is around your subject. In Week 1, the idea was to get close to your subject and have a clean background – so not a lot of space.  Last week you used the rule of […]

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Photo Lesson 101: Rule of Thirds

For those of you who missed out on the class but still want to follow along, here’s another basic composition guideline. Composition Lesson 3: Rule of Thirds This week’s rule is found in all visual arts from painting to movies. I was watching last week’s Lost episode and kept noticing the rule of thirds being […]

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