Recollections of an Amateur Photographer

It’s important to take a few steps back and remember what your passions are… In the last couple of years, I’ve started really honing in on my true passions. I’ve rediscovered my immense love for photography, and while I am no expert, I feel like I am getting better every time I pick up my Nikon D5100. When I was younger,  I asked my dad to buy me a disposable camera when we were visiting…
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Raising the Bar

In the last month or so, I have been pretty unhappy with my photography and also with the aesthetic of my blog. I don’t know if you are like me, but I am not satisfied when I am not constantly improving myself, and by extension, this website. I’m not a huge fan of stagnation and often times, this can make me appear stubborn, or despondent, but that could not be further from the truth. If…
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My Style Journey

 I’ve always loved fashion. In high school, I had a unique fashion sense which got me picked on a lot, but I didn’t care. I had two rules, 1) plan my outfits the night before and 2) never wear the same thing twice in one week. I never broke those rules. I even planned makeup looks to match my outfits. When I went to college things changed. I still loved fashion, but because I lived…
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My First Attempt at Fashion Photography

A couple weekends ago, I was behind the camera during my first ever fashion photo shoot. I was nervous. We decided to shoot at golden hour, which meant I had limited time to use natural lighting before the sun disappeared below the horizon. I wanted the images to be something I could really be proud of, so I had to make sure I did everything right. I wanted the subject to stand out from the…
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Ready, Set, Snow!!

One of my favorite things in the world is snow. Especially when you wake up and discover that your entire yard is covered in white flakes and the snow is still falling! I got ready, ate breakfast, and immediately ran outside to play and take photos in the first snowfall of 2017. As we get older, we stop seizing the moment and we don’t make time for ourselves to have fun. It’s important to pause…
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