‘Tis the season for smiles, cute little banners, and twinkling lights. For candy canes, funny red Santa hats, and puppies jumping out of gift boxes. For family traditions, baking and Hanukkah candles. For ugly sweaters or “Gap ad-esque” outfits. Or whatever says, “Happy Holidays” to you.
Graduating high school is a big deal, as it marks a huge milestone in one’s life. It’s a bridge between childhood and young adulthood. It’s a time when you start to make personal choices about your future. Will you go to college? Will you live at home? Will you work part-time? Will you work full-time? […]
If you regularly follow me on Facebook or Twitter, you probably know that I am getting ready for the RAW Artist event on Thursday, August 14, 2014 in Las Vegas. This will be my very first time exhibiting my work in a show setting, and I’m quite excited and honored, especially since there are so many amazingly talented […]
With lifestyle photography, the photographer must set the stage for stories to be told. This generally incorporates three main elements: setting, relationships and actions. The purpose of the shoot may be to document a specific milestone. And, other times, the client may just want to capture everyday life. No matter what the purpose of the shoot is, I always […]
West Fork Trail, according to reviewers on Yelp, is one of the most popular hikes in the Sedona, Arizona area. “Family-friendly,” “fu**ing beautiful,” and “best hike in Sedona” are among the many praises given by Yelpers. All of that along with it being supposedly “dog-friendly” motivated us to select West Fork Trail as our first […]
Last Sunday, March 23rd marked the one year anniversary of my father’s death. It was one damn difficult day to say the least. I don’t think I adequately prepared myself for just how challenging that day would be, or the days following. This whole week has been filled with melancholic self-loathing. Year one of grief […]
Family Portrait: The Paxsons When Meagan told me to expect sunny weather for our shoot, I had my doubts. I knew that the weather in the Inland Empire had been just as menopausal as it had been in Las Vegas. You know, one day really hot; and then another day, slightly cool and super windy. […]
Finding Purpose in Grief Quiet time. Reflection. Tears. A little bit of laughter. Lots of love. Gratitude. Anger. Longing. Sense of feeling stuck. Finding myself again. Connecting with the Source. Answers. This past Tuesday, April 23rd marked the One Month Anniversary of Daddy’s accident. As I look back, I see a journey of many emotions. […]