TCU Senior Photos have not stopped all year long in 2020, and this senior photographer has been LOVING IT! Last week I got to meet up with a December 2020 grad whose family had been planning for this session with us for nearly a year! As Paige’s senior year travels started to slow down, it […]

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November 11, 2020

TCU Senior Photos | Paige Hoffmann

It’s no secret by now that my journey with Flash photography was birthed out of embarrassment and desperation. Something I’ve never shared, however, is my reluctant switch to a multi-Flash setup. For years I swore by a one-Flash setup, and was thrilled with the results (I’m still extremely proud of what we can do with […]

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November 11, 2020

Why I Switched to a Multi-Flash Setup (and WHEN You Should, Too!)

When I began my career as a wedding photographer, I would hear professional wedding photographers talk about brides who knew they wanted to book them for years before their wedding. I never dreamed that would be me. Then I met Morgan at her sister, Camryn’s, senior photo shoot. Last month, nearly three years later, I […]

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November 10, 2020

Fall Wedding at the Barn at Paradise

Backyard weddings have been all the rage in a COVID-ravaged 2020 wedding season, but until you’ve photographed a backyard wedding Southern California style you haven’t seen just how epic these weddings can really be! I first met Sarah at one of the first weddings we ever shot, for her cousin Staci, 3 years ago! I […]

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November 9, 2020

Backyard Wedding Southern California Style

One of the top questions I get asked about Flash photography is “Which Flash Should I Choose?” When I tell them I only shoot with Profoto Flashes, the inevitable follow-up is “Cool! How much are they?” And when I tell them THAT answer, their jaws usually drop a little. However, I’m a firm believer that […]

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November 6, 2020

6 Reasons I Only Shoot With Profoto Flashes

Before we dive in today, I’d love to invite you to attend our FREE Flash Webinar on November 18 or 19: When it comes to photography, and especially the Flash tools we use, my philosophy is “less is more”. If you’re reading this, you’ve probably started to realize you need to learn to shoot with […]

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November 6, 2020

3 Flash Tools That Will Make Your Life WAY Easier

As a Wedding Photographer and educator, there are common Flash problems I see photographers running in to over and over again. Not only can this be frustrating, it can make Flash seem more intimidating than it really is! As someone who struggled with Flash for quite some time before figuring it out, I get that! […]

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November 4, 2020

4 Common Flash Problems (and How to Fix Them)

Shooting with Flash can be scary, but it doesn’t have to be. What does feel like a near CERTAINTY, however, is that your Flash’s menu system is likely very complex. Let’s be honest, you’ve probably never mistaken your Flash for an Apple product when it comes to easy of use! With so many settings and […]

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November 2, 2020

The Only 2 Flash Settings You MUST Know

Photographers: What I’m about to tell you is, well… embarrassing. But it’s raw, it’s real, it’s messy… and it’s my story. You may laugh as you read. You may cringe a little. You may even see a little of your story as you read mine. I’m sharing in the hopes that, through a little honesty […]

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October 30, 2020

The Lowly Start to My Flash Photography Journey

Sometimes a friendship is just two amazing to capture in one session… so you come back for a second one! We met up with Channing and Mack for their senior photos back at the start of the semester, and these two besties/roommates had so much fun they decided to bust out some fall fashion with […]

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October 28, 2020

TCU Senior Photos | Channing and Mack, Part 2