My First Family Shoot!

Yesterday I photographed my first family!

I was pretty nervous about it, mostly because I have little (ok, NO) experience posing even a small group of people. In fact because I’ve mostly photograph toddlers there is pretty much no posing …

Photoshop Friday: How to add brightness without clipping highlights

It’s been way too long since my last video tutorial.. the wait is now over (I can hear your collective sighs of relief ;)

This is something I just learned how to do.. select JUST the highlights of an image …

Holiday Gift Ideas?

(gratuitous picture of Jasper)

So now that November has settled in and the holiday season is just around the corner, I want to compile a little holiday gift guide.  It will mostly be gift ideas for the babes, but I’d …

Thoughts on Weaning and Extended Breastfeeding

Ever since Jasper’s first birthday people keep asking me how long I plan on continuing to breastfeed. There is a little bit of an accusation in their tone, like what they really mean is “it’s getting weird that you are …

Daylight Savings Time Can Bite Me

That was the subject of my twitter status update at 6:15 am Sunday Morning and could have been my status again this morning.   I didn’t quite realize how luxurious my 7:30 Jasper wake up call had been until Daylight Savings …