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This just in: right along with co-ed baby showers, couple’s maternity portraits are totally trending right now!

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Enjoy reading a little from our 30-Over-30 Photoshoot Interview with Dana! After Dana (from Beaumont, TX) had her royalty-themed photoshoot in March, I couldn’t wait to share her thoughts in this interview! She is exquisite person, with a heart of gold, and I’m in love with the portraits we made together. The Interview AK: Dana, […]

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In this brief video I share my #1 tip for styling children !Now, if you’re going for a very fashion/avant garde look, or a themed portrait, this may not apply – but when you’re trying to style your children for a “Forever” portrait for the wall, and you want to go classic, start here!

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“I try to feel my own edges in thelow light. I send my mind to theouter edges of me — where do I end?I send myself to my innermost edges,and I see that in both directions I am infinite.” ― Jessica Bates, Birth & What Came After: poems on motherhood Beautiful, beautiful L and her precious little family right […]

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The commitment that goes with studying dance in the elementary, middle school, and high school years is a huge choice that requires sweat, blood, and tears from young women, yet builds in them tenacity and self-respect…

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Sometimes headshot and personal branding isn’t supposed to be suit-and-tie, all buttoned up, clean shaven. Sometimes they are supposed to look like you got up and walked of the Art of Manliness blog and sat down in a photo studio. 

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“There’s a story behind everything. How a picture got on a wall. How a scar got on your face. Sometimes the stories are simple, and sometimes they are hard and heartbreaking. But behind all your stories is always your mother’s story, because hers is where yours begin.”

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I would love to book YOU for a custom, stylish family portrait in my studio. Own a family portrait that your family treasures for the years to come, or just a portrait to put on your Christmas card to get you through the year ahead. 

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Meeting Emily was certainly a highlight of this summer. In town to visit her grandparents, this small-town Kansas beauty absolutely lit up in front of my camera. As always, from her hair and makeup makeover to the final portrait reveal, we carefully planned her wardrobe, directed her posing, and sustained her with lattes to give her a true portrait experience. 

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 Finally, I have a working space out of my home that I can use for studio work! Naturally, I wanted to test out the space, so I grabbed this little creampuff heartthrob for a few shots

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