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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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Student Spotlight

I’m so excited to be introducing you to another fantastic student of mine, Rebecca McGonigle of NOVA Portraits. She’s located in Northern VA, a mompreneur (YAY!) and an amazing photographer. I can’t wait for you to read all about how she became a photographer and more of her story!  Tell me about yourself. I’m Rebecca […]

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Student Spotlight: Rebecca McGonigle of NOVA Portraits


As an educator to growing photographers, some of the most common questions I get are about Lightroom presets.   What is a preset? Why do people use them? What are the best ones to use? Are they worth the investment?   Instead of answering each person over and over, I figured it would be much […]

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Lightroom Presets: What’s the Big Deal?

Mom-Photography101: White Balance & Metering


Mom-Photography101: Background & Lighting


Mom-Photography101: Shooting in Manual Mode


Mom-Photography101: Setting Up Your Camera


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