WPPI 2nd Half Image Competition

I first entered a WPPI print competition in 2013. It was the 2nd Half Members Only Competition. I entered in the high school senior division and scored a 75. Not bad. A 75 is considered a professional practice. On my very first try, I was considered a real professional by my peers. That gave me… Read More

How to be a Bridechilla

I recently heard the term, “bridechilla.” It was new to me. I have heard the term “bridezilla” many times. Everyone knows exactly was a bridezilla is. Thankfully, I’ve never had to deal with a bridezilla. Nope, not once! And believe me, I am counting my lucky stars because I have heard some absolute horror stories… Read More

Sara’s Rustic Portrait Session

Sara was another model who answered a modeling call I advertised over the summer. When Sara showed me her dress, I immediately knew the location I wanted to photographer her in! I even scouted twice for other places to shoot her, but always came back to this one. I was incapable of envisioning her dress anywhere… Read More

Yervant’s Creative Live Review

I had an amazing opportunity to return to Seattle for another Creative Live workshop. This was my second trip this year to take advantage of a wonderful learning resource available to creatives and entrepreneurs! This trip was to learn from another iconic master wedding photographer. Yervant!! I’m still pinching myself that I was actually selected… Read More

Eleanor & Thomas’ South Texas Wedding

Eleanor and Thomas’ love story is an atypical one. Their love story doesn’t follow the usual pattern of love, marriage and then babies. Their love story began in Maryland and sounds more like love… lots of love…. 37 wonderful years of love and then marriage. Eleanor & Thomas’ South Texas Wedding Click To Tweet As… Read More

Tips to Choosing Trustworthy Wedding Vendors

How do you choose trustworthy wedding vendors? In the span of a week, two bridal shops abruptly closed their doors in the San Antonio area—one after filing for bankruptcy, the other for non-paid states sales tax for over a year. The two closures left a long string of brides in a panic and rightfully so…. Read More

Bailey’s San Antonio Portrait Session

Bailey was my model for the day! She responded to an online model call earlier in the summer. Sometimes, I host model calls where I’m looking for very specific things to photograph in order to test new equipment or techniques, venture to new locations, or as in this case, try and capture some images worthy… Read More