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Photography how to: create star bursts

Oooooh, bright shiny lights. I love how the tree is glowing and the lights are bursting, don't you? I'm going to talk you through how you can take a picture of your family's tree (if you have one). You will need a basic understanding of photography, you'll need to understand shutter speed, but that's not… Continue reading Photography how to: create star bursts

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Space for everyone {cleveland family photographer}

Every year for the last five years, I have done family sessions for Jackie and her husband Greg, and Greg's sister Leanne and her family. This year, Leanne moved away (all the sad faces, but happy that she's happy!) and Jackie asked if we could do a family session... but with all the Fryz women! … Continue reading Space for everyone {cleveland family photographer}

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Beautiful Lilly {cleveland newborn photographer}

This post is a long time coming. Miss Lilly was born in March to one of the best educators my daughters have had to date. Lilly's mom is so special to me and I was so touched that she asked me to photograph her precious daughter. Lilly had a bit of a bumpy start, but… Continue reading Beautiful Lilly {cleveland newborn photographer}

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Photography and Stress {cleveland family photographer}

While I was working over the weekend, my client Steve said he was talking with a friend and mentioned they were having family photos taken. The friend groaned and said, “Don’t tell my wife,”. I laughed—men not being “all in” when it comes to family photos is nothing new. There are even a good lot… Continue reading Photography and Stress {cleveland family photographer}

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It’s going to be better than you think {cleveland family photographer}

Corynn and Dan found their way to me, via referrals from two (!!) happy clients and I'm so glad they did. Their sweet boys, Dominic and Leo were a joy to photograph. Dan, like most men, came into the session with ideas about how it would go-- and he was thinking it would not go… Continue reading It’s going to be better than you think {cleveland family photographer}

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Film snapshots {cleveland film photographer}

Early today, in a photography group I belong to on Facebook, we were talking about "going back to film". I've mentioned before that there was no "going back" to film- I didn't ever really shoot film, except for little point and shoot pictures like was the only thing available to most of us in a… Continue reading Film snapshots {cleveland film photographer}

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Fall Family Sessions are OPEN (cleveland family photographer)

The popular Fall Family Sessions are open, and spaces are *super* limited. I have available: Oct. 13th-- 5pm  sold out! Nov. 3rd-- 3pm sold out! Nov 10th-- 2pm, 2:30pm and 3pm sold out! The sessions are 20 minutes in length. These spaces are best for families of 5 or fewer due to time constraints. Sessions… Continue reading Fall Family Sessions are OPEN (cleveland family photographer)

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Stylized session {cleveland kids photographer}

Earlier in the spring, my designer friend Natalie Gartner owner of Little Miss Party Planner put together the most amazing tea party. We had two beautiful little girls, who got to enjoy *real* macarons, cake, and treats! There were felted craft pieces to fill in some decor, and Natalie's own real tea set. The details of… Continue reading Stylized session {cleveland kids photographer}

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When we met Cameron {cleveland newborn photographer}

They say there are very few mysteries in life. Kristen and Chris decided that learning the sex of their baby would be a mystery they hung on to ❤  When their precious little one was born in early May, they found out together, that it was a little boy. I packed up and headed to… Continue reading When we met Cameron {cleveland newborn photographer}

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Another honorable mention! {cleveland family photographer}

Yay! I entered into a "kiss" challenge with Pretty Presets again, and I was given an Honorable Mention! Super fun and exciting 😀 You can check out the other sweet shots HERE ! Someday, I'll find time and blog about Kristen, Chris, and their precious boy Cameron (the images are amaaaaaazzzinng if I do say so myself)… Continue reading Another honorable mention! {cleveland family photographer}