Why I Choose Wedding Photography

If you’ve ever been to a work seminar or heard an inspirational speaker even open their mouth you’ve probably heard something about “finding your why”. Digging deep to find out WHY you wake up and do whatever it is that you do. My “Why” has changed allot in the past 3.5 years but a moment […]

March 19, 2019

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Designing Wedding Table Spreads

This, my amazing gracious brides, is a tough love SJP Bride Tip. I know it is one many brides are not wanting to hear in the age of Pinterest & DIY planning. Let’s talk Designing Wedding Table Spreads. This is not a DIY blog post. I wouldn’t advise you sew your own dress for the […]

March 18, 2019

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Birthday Month

This is the month that I turn 28 and I’m taking it pretty seriously. Since the drop of “13 going on 30” I’ve always imagined my 30’s would be the most epic decade ever. It would be the decade I discovered what problems life held beyond the financial. My 30’s would be the decade of […]

March 17, 2019

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Seymour Botanical Conservatory

My first styled shoot of the year I designed to be a simple one. It would be in a new location with newlyweds Heidi and Michael. My goal was to try new posing, angles, crops, and test some new editing techniques. Lastly, I would test my ability to create clean light and highlight to shadow […]

March 13, 2019

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Olympia Spring Mini Sessions

It’s that time of year again! Twice a year I open SJP’s books for mini sessions! Once near Thanksgiving and once near Mother’s Day. I dreamt of a day these sessions would fill with previous clients I could continue to support as they’ve supported me before I ever made an announcement and that day is […]

March 9, 2019

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Four Year Old Birthday

The night before James Four Year Old Birthday Party he went to bed more willing than ever before. “Your birthday will come faster if you fall asleep!” Clynn said. That’s all it took. He was SO excited. After he changed out if his day clothes all by himself and came into my office to say […]

February 25, 2019

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Why I don’t do public Model Calls

Let me let you in on why I don’t do public model calls. In General, when a non-model volunteers for a model call, it is because the photographer wants to shoot a specific look. They need someone who can appear to fill the roll of their ideal client or shooting scenario. Often times, the photographer […]

February 22, 2019

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Number One Wedding Day Tip

Today, I’m going to write about my Number One Wedding Day Tip. I know it won’t be what you’re expecting because it has NOTHING to do with photography. My number one wedding day tip is to plan time for NOTHING. My heart is already breaking for all of the brides who will skim past this […]

February 21, 2019

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Olympia Portrait Photographer

Wow! I have to say this is my first time calling myself a Portrait Photographer. I’ve photographed in studio before but nothing like classic studio portraiture. Yesterday, I made my way over to SJP Preferred vendor + one of my besties salon in Olympia to have my hair touched up! I’m back to the rose […]

February 20, 2019

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Kylee Ann Marketing Course

I’ve decided to do a blog post on every education investment I have made in past years and will make this year. One of my first education investments was the Kylee Ann Marketing Course. Here is a review I wrote for her shop: “I took the entire marketing course and client experience was definitely my […]

February 18, 2019

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