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You’re probably thinking that not a lot goes into having photos taken, you just show up and someone  holding a camera pushes a button. When I first started I thought the same thing I figured it would  easy to create  bright, natural,  joyful images and I was completely wrong.  One does not simply push a button and create magic. I have spent countless hours/ years researching how to use my camera, how to pose and shoot in different lighting situations. Then there is  styling, outfits, what color  to wear, hair, makeup, location, the list goes on and on.  It’s so much more than you think to create a nice portrait.  

 If you have any questions  just send me a message I am happy to help!    

couples photography session at Canyonlands in Moab Utah

WHAT IS YOUR EDITING STYLE?

I create bright, natural and joyful images, you might call it bright and airy or classic. I like natural skin tones meaning I won't make you look overly orange or earthy brown. I like the colors of the environment to be as close to natural as we saw it. I like joyful images that show real smiles so if your wanting dark and moody images I am not your gal! I hand edit all my images, I don't use presets and decided to stay away from trendy editing styles that come and go. When booking a photographer editing style is what you are booking. If you want dark and moody or a cinematic style there a lot of photographers out there with varying price ranges.

WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT ON A SESSION?

Photo sessions are fun and once the session gets going the nerves quickly fade away. You don't have to worry about posing or how to stand as I will direct you. Just come as you are and enjoy the time hanging out with family, friends and loved ones.

WHAT WILL I GET?

You will receive hand edited photos (50-100 per hour) via an online gallery provided within 3-7 days. Weddings are delivered via USB. Photos via gallery will be full sized and web sized for online sharing. Galleries will expire after 6 weeks make sure to download all of them. Prints are not included.

HOW DO I PRINT THE PHOTOS?

Your online gallery is attached to Bayphoto.com offering discounts for prints and frames, it might save you some money. You can download the images and print anywhere you like, you have full rights to use photos as you wish.

CAN I HAVE THE RAW FILES?

In a word no, raw files are unedited images straight out of camera. It takes editing those files to bring them to life. I think of raw files like a baker giving you a bag of ingredients instead of a finished pretty cake!

CAN I CHOOSE THE LOCATION?

Yes I am always up for an adventure and happy to shoot anywhere, National & State Parks, downtown, family homes, lodging etc if you have a specific location in mind let me look to see when the best time of day will be to shoot there. The background might be awesome but when the sun is blasting in your face it doesn't work well for a portrait!

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?​

Wear clothing you're comfortable in and flatters you. Choose a color palette that contrasts against the background we are shooting in. For example don't wear dark green if we are shooting in a wooded area with pine trees or orange if we are shooting in Arches National Park. You want to be seen in the photo not blend into the background. I will send you a style guide when you book with tips and ideas on how to dress the family.

Adventurous photographer who captures bright, natural and joyful images

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Wedding, family and seniors photographer based in Grand Junction, Colorado

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