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Freebie Friday: Last-Minute Father’s Day Card

The window for this Freebie is over. If you’d like to purchase this PDF, contact me! That's right: Father's Day is this weekend! Did you forget? In case you're a last-minute planner (like me), I whipped up this card and built it to be printed at home: it's designed for a regular 8.5" x 11" black… Continue reading Freebie Friday: Last-Minute Father’s Day Card

For Fun, Graphic Design

Design Inspiration: Color Palettes

Sometimes I just get stuck in the same pattern of design, and I need to force myself to experiment. A soothing & creative activity, I've found, is creating simple color palettes. They also inspire me to combine and see colors in new ways. I've begun sharing a palette of the day on my Instagram story.… Continue reading Design Inspiration: Color Palettes

photography

Do I Need a Professional Headshot?

Short answer: Most likely. Do you have a personal brand or website? Do you hold a high position at work? Do you hold public office, or are you running for office? Are you in sales? Do you submit work to journals, blogs, etc? Do you have a profile on LinkedIn or any other networking site?… Continue reading Do I Need a Professional Headshot?

kids, photography

Happy Half-Birthday, Emily! {6-month session}

Little Emily has gone from a joyful Christmas bundle to a springtime beauty. Do you think her adorable baby blue eyes will call the Spring weather to Michigan faster? (It snowed again . . . and again.) Sibling kisses incoming! It's hard work looking cute for the camera, so Emmy plays with her giraffe to… Continue reading Happy Half-Birthday, Emily! {6-month session}

photography, Seniors, Updates

Class of 2019 Senior Picture Sale!

Are you in the class of 2019, looking forward to your senior year? I'd love to take your senior photos! This senior picture season, I'm offering a deal -- recommend me to a friend who also books a senior photo session, and you both get $50 off OR a free custom grad party invitation design! Head… Continue reading Class of 2019 Senior Picture Sale!

Families, kids, photography

Cremé Family

It only barely feels like Spring here in Michigan, so, on behalf of all Midwesterners, I took a trip down to Texas to remind you all that warmth exists. 😉 My sister's family is always willing to take me in when I'm missing sunshine, and this visit we had perfect photoshoot weather (and even found… Continue reading Cremé Family