Tag Archives: Oklahoma City Portrait Photographer

Family Portraits at Chesapeake Tulips (Oklahoma City Portrait Photographer)

This is Rachel…one of the spunky students I had the pleasure of meeting at Keystone Adventure School and Farm. Her parents asked me to make some portraits to celebrate her birthday, and we wove in her dad’s Dutch heritage by … Continue reading

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Marissa’s “Modeling” Session (Oklahoma City Photographer)

You may remember from my last post about Marissa that she is launching a bit of a modeling career this year! To help her prepare for her first portfolio shoot in Dallas, we met recently for a consultation and mini-session … Continue reading

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Marissa and McKenna (Edmond Portrait Photographer)

Meet Marissa (6), and McKenna, (2). You may remember these sweet faces from our Daddy’s Girls session last Valentine’s Day, and from the session with their brothers for Easter. Marissa and McKenna both have February birthdays, and I met with them … Continue reading

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Shooting for an Ad Agency (Oklahoma City Commercial Photographer)

Last week I had the honor of shooting a full day for Staplegun and their client, Dell Computers. Partnering with an ad agency represents a significant milestone for my business, and the process varies somewhat from shoots on which there’s … Continue reading

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HGTV’s Showhouse Showdown Part 1: Behind-the-Scenes / Before-After Images (OKC Architectural Photographer)

Last year, I had the great opportunity of shooting a two-day architectural, portrait, and documentary photography assignment for HGTV! The network filmed an episode of “Showhouse Showdown” in Edmond, OK. The embargo period for those images expired, so I can … Continue reading

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2011 Wrap-Up #5: Outtake Reel

Outtakes are so much more fun and interesting than a lineup of my most perfect images from 2011! So, enjoy this list of things that went wrong this year…but that made for some of my favorite images and happiest memories! … Continue reading

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2011 Wrap-Up #3: Major Business Milestones (Photography Business Tips)

While learning things the hard way in 2011, I also had some great successes and reached some major milestones in my business. Here are a few, with some tips about how to do the same for yourself, if you’d like: Doubled … Continue reading

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2011 Wrap-Up #1: 6 Things I’ve Learned About Owning a Business (Usually the Hard Way)

If there’s one way to characterize my experience as a fledgling full-time photographer this year, it would be “boot camp.” Or maybe “growing pains.” Or “on-the-job-training.” Or “trial-by-fire…” You get the idea. The process of creating a sustainable business can be … Continue reading

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Our 2011 Holiday Card

I wasn’t sure we could top last year’s card, but I think we’ve done it! We did a single mailer this year for all friends, family, and business contacts, including clients that received holiday gifts, SMUG guest speakers, job leads, photographers that I assisted on-location, ad … Continue reading

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Family Portraits at Lake Hefner and Bricktown

My sister, Heather, and her family visited us earlier this month, and I wanted to share two of favorite photos from that fun weekend. We had so much fun, sampling the local BBQ establishments, playing with Siggy (Eiger’s BFF, whom … Continue reading

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Madeline (Newborn Portraits)

After Madeline’s jungle-themed baby shower, we had a photo session in her nursery. Don’t you just feel like she is having deep thoughts in this image? Look at that spiky hair! I love love love it… She was in a … Continue reading

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Jungle-Themed Nursery and Baby Shower Ideas

Last weekend, my husband and I loaded suitcases, party supplies, and Eiger into our Subaru, and made the 10.5 hour trek to Normal/Bloomington, IL, to celebrate the arrival of our niece Madeline with a baby shower. Alissa, Madeline’s mom and my sister-in-law, … Continue reading

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Oklahoma City SMUG: Off Camera Light, In-Studio and On-Location, w/ Okie Studios

This week, the Oklahoma City SMUG met with Bill Richards of Okie Studios (note: PG-13+ link warning :)) at his new studio in Norman, OK. Our goal this time was to practice using off-camera light, both in studio and on-location. Bill … Continue reading

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Cox Communications Employee Portraits (Still Photography for TV Advertising)

This week I had the great opportunity to shoot portraits of a select group of Cox Oklahoma employees on location at the Waterford Hotel, which is across the street from Cox’s corportate headquarters in OKC. The final images will appear … Continue reading

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Grant, Class of 2012 Senior Portraits

Meet Grant, my 2nd Senior this summer: Grant’s mom, Missy, works at Keystone Adventure School and Farm, where Grant went to school when he was younger. Grant will be starting his senior year this fall, and it was my honor to … Continue reading

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