Archive for February 2017

Ruthie and Spencer Are Having a Baby

I met Ruthie at church.  She and her husband had just moved from the desert of Tuscon to the desert of La Quinta.  She was pregnant and we connected on some marketing and social media lingo while she was on a tour of our church.  My husband and I lead a behind the scenes tour…

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Pioneertown Wedding

Part 2 of the love story I began in the engagement session of this lovely couple. The day began on yucca valley at the America’s best suites.  We packed as many people as possible into 2 hotel rooms.     The groom and his groomsmen are military men, so they were more than used to…

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God's Grace and Oatmeal

Although this website is primarily for my photography business, I’d be remiss to pass up a chance to share about God’s incredible grace, since the name of the company – Sola Fide – means “By faith alone”.  As we get to know each other more, you’ll hear more and more of my story, but this…

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How I shot a Sue Bryce style backlit photo in my living room

Last week I had my friend come over to play with the idea of shooting from a home studio.  This is something I’ve considered since we’ve lived here, but until I went full time photog last month (no more safety net corporate job) I didn’t really think it was possible. Up until last week, I’d…

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How to not write a blog post

So I can talk to pretty much anyone, but as soon as the words need to be on a screen or a piece of paper, I freeze.  What is that that makes the words stall?  Why do my words all of a sudden no longer have weight?  Or maybe it’s too much weight since they…

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