My Photography Bucket List

July 01, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I've been on this photography journey of mine for over 9 years now. It's took me a long time to get to the point where I could call myself a "professional photographer" and be incredibly happy with the work I've created. As I think about the work I've done so far, I can't help but think about some of the most ideal photography gigs that I have yet...
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Jen + Tom's Engagement

June 27, 2017  •  2 Comments
I first met Jen in 2011 when I was working as a photographer for a small, online magazine. It was my job to interview and photograph local businesses in Escondido, and I found myself in her charming hair studio interviewing her. I liked her immediately, and I was so impressed that she was a young woman who had created a successful business. The mag...
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A December Weekend in Julian

January 13, 2017  •  1 Comment
I've had quite a bit of free time recently, what with it being the slow season for photography and being on winter break from school, so I've had time to catch up with some blogs. A month ago, I celebrated my 31st birthday, and my husband booked a cabin in Julian for a weekend. It was so quiet and relaxing. We weren't super secluded, but you w...
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Shooting Wide & Dealing with Lens Distortion

January 09, 2017  •  1 Comment
I've been wanting a wide angle lens for a while now, and when I started to notice the inferior quality of my kit lens in my magazine photos, I decided that it was time. Armed with Amazon gift cards from my birthday and Christmas, I began my search, and I found the affordable Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 prime lens. It was love at first sight, as it alwa...
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New Year, Not-So-New Me

January 07, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Happy New Year! We've made it through yet another year, one that many claimed was the "worst year ever." Personally and professionally, 2016 was a better than 2015. I finished my first year as a photographer for a couple of local magazines, I made new friendships while pursuing my Associates of Arts (which, with any luck, I'll be receiving at the e...
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