Our western road trip out to the Northern Rockies travel Last May I went on a road trip with my 4 best friends who I happen to be related to. Hanna & Isaac are my brother & sister, Gaven & Mali are my cousins. We had been planning it for awhile.... READ MORE The heart behind my business & why I do what I do personal Small businesses need to have a why to succeed. If there isn't a why you'll give up & lose your how. Eventually you won't accomplish what needs to be done & what you want to do. I have perso... READ MORE Film vs. Digital photography As a film photographer I get asked a lot of questions about how film works or what difference does it make, what's the big deal about film vs. digital? I would love to fill you in on the differences o... READ MORE About me personal A lot of you have read a little about me, or maybe have even met me in person. But I wanted to go a little more in depth into film photography & my love of birds, orchids, & travel with this b... READ MORE How to have the best wedding photos possible for brides Wedding photography is a fairly significant investment so you want your pictures to be the best that they can possibly be. Choosing a great wedding photographer is only part of it. There are some thin... READ MORE 3 tips for a less stressful wedding for brides You are frazzled! Running around trying to get things done and people together. Everything seems like such a mess! Nothing is going as planned! What do you do!?! Your wedding day can bring a lo... READ MORE How to Plan Your Wedding- a monthly and weekly guide for brides I know how much goes into a wedding and it can be a lot of work. But it can be overwhelming to know where to start! This is long and it doesn't cover absolutely everything but it should definitely hel... READ MORE How to make a kokedama- Japanese moss ball garden for fun A kokedama (苔玉) is a way of Japanese gardening. It literally means moss ball; 'koke' means moss and 'dama' means ball. It is a style of bonsai that can be done with just about any plant. The origina... READ MORE My photography style photography You have a lot of photographers to pick from when it comes to your wedding day, engagement session, or senior photos. I thought I'd share a little bit about my style. Then you decide if I am the right... READ MORE Dinner idea: Loaded burgers, smashed potatoes, & roasted asparagus + dessert! recipes I don't cook full meals that often but when I do, I want them to be oh so delicious! Spring brings some of my favorite flowers to the garden and some of my favorite foods to the table. Morel mushrooms... READ MORE