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    I'm a wife, mommy, family photographer and educator from McKinney, TX who has a passion for capturing beauty in everyday life, and for teaching other photographers to do the same.

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    One of the most common questions I get as an educator is this: “When am I ready to actually launch my photography business?” And when I say launch, I don’t mean creating a business Facebook page or photography Instagram. I’m talking registering officially as a Sole Proprietor or LLC (a VERY important step if you […]

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    5 Signs That You’re Ready to Launch Your Photography Business


    ‘Tis the season, and pictures of babies with Christmas lights are all the rage!! I mean, of course they are. They’re just SO. DARN. CUTE!! A squishy baby wrapped in the beautiful Christmas lights, it’s hard NOT to love it! So everyone wants to get this shot (whether with their babies or their big kids), […]

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    How to Photograph a Baby With Christmas Lights

    Lightroom Presets: What’s the Big Deal?


    Mom-Photography101: White Balance & Metering


    Mom-Photography101: Background & Lighting


    Mom-Photography101: Shooting in Manual Mode


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