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Saying Yes

A Pearl for Every Girl

  I have always been a believer– a believer in hard work, a believer in dreams, a believer in my children and my husband, a believer in people and above all a believer in God. But with all that said, sometimes I struggle with being a believer in myself.   When I am hired for a job, whether in the area of design or photography, I am extremely humbled. Soft smile, big sigh… they picked ME. I am not oblivious…

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How I Give Back…

Bacterial meningitis is a hard disease to detect as it often disguises itself as the common flu. The tragedy at the center of this story is also what has inspired thousands of people to action. The word is spreading, as people are made aware that bacterial meningitis is vaccine preventable. Had my dear friend’s family known just how deadly this disease can be, they would have moved heaven and earth to get their beautiful little girl vaccinated. No parent should have…

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Wild at Heart

As a photographer, sometimes it is hard to change it up. I, for example, mainly shoot outdoors… it’s my happy place. Today’s market (especially high school seniors) want fresh, unique and off-the-chart gorgeous! If your market fits the price tag, you can obtain the clients who are willing to pay for your over-the-top creative effort! Wild at Heart was a collaboration with my friend, and very talented photographer Noelle Wood of Looking Glass Studio. Our concept was to provide our clients with…

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Shooting in Red Rocks

My experience shooting sessions inside of Red Rocks has been tricky, but fun! Be sure to check the concert schedule to ensure you will not be trying to shoot before or during a concert. Keep in mind that shooting there on the weekends is REALLY tricky… The amphitheater turns into a gym for the masses every Saturday morning! If you dare shoot during that time, there will be lots of post-production in your future. Take note, that security also ropes…

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Nailing Brand Recognition

Horizon Organic Dairy product line up in 2004. My first project after graduating The Art Institute of Colorado in 2003.

After I graduated from The Art Institute of Colorado in 2003, I was fortunate to get hired at the place of my internship. Hello Horizon Organic! I was SO excited to get my career started and work on a team with two other professional designers. It was here, under the art direction of David Morton, that I learned the process of creating national brand recognition. Repetition. Repetition. Repetition. Effective frequency is the number of times a person must be exposed to an advertising message before a…

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