Complete Guide to Basic Photography Classes--Limited Availability

Did you get a new DSLR camera for Christmas?  Or have you had a big fancy camera for months (or, gasp, YEARS) and you still don't know how to really use it?  Maybe you have been trying to take great pictures of your babies, your toddlers, your child's birthday parties and sports events but they end up dark, blurry, or otherwise not how you imagined.  It has happened to the best of us.

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Lightroom Hack: Video Tutorial for Creamy Beautiful Skin Tones

You have added all of your favorite presets and the image looks just how you want it, but the skin tone is either too orange, too blown out, or something is just off. Here is a quick series of tips for getting that creamy skin tone in Lightroom without using brushes or editing in Photoshop. These are some of my favorite skin tips!

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Holiday Mini Session Frequently Asked Questions

Christmas is around the corner and the weather is meh, and if you are like me, your list of things you need to get done is already growing. If you want to get the whole family together for one quick shot for your annual holiday card, but you don't want to spend full price because you really just need that ONE photo, let me help cross one thing off the list, painlessly and at an affordable price. 

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15 Proven Wardrobe Tips that Guarantee Success in Family Photos

Coordinating outfits can be the most fun part of getting your family portraits taken, or it can be the biggest headache.  I personally love the puzzle of coordinating everyone (though no one in my family appreciates my efforts on this...and often times I will buy something--for my boys in particular--that is worn JUST for the family photo and never worn again.  Totally worth it, IMHO).

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Senior Graduation Checklist: Grad Party Invites

If you are reading this and have a senior, or soon to be senior, I am making us both a list and giving suggestions for ways to simplify all the details.  I get to do this three more times for my next three kids, so I will hopefully be a graduation NINJA by the time my youngest graduates.

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Personal & Professional Brand Photography (Why Every Business Needs This)

Personal branding is marketing YOU.  As an entrepreneur using social media, blogs, or a website, you must gain visibility through high quality images that represent who you are and what makes YOU the person they should choose. Grow your business with great storytelling images that help you stand out, gain more followers, book more clients, and sell more product.  

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Kitchen and Bath Designer Professional Headshots

The Z Design Showcase unveiling on Thursday, April 19th from 4-7pm for Design Week Portland. Here is a link with more information about Design Week Portland. Be sure to mark your calendars because from the little bit I got to see during our photo shoot, there will be a LOT of great inspiration for your next home, kitchen, bathroom, and tile projects.

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