Model Squad Highlight baby Ellie {Northglenn CO Children's photographer}

Model Squad Highlight baby Ellie {Northglenn CO Children's photographer}

As a family and children’s photographer in the Denver and Boulder metro area for the last 10 year (12 if you count my time in a children’s portraits studio) I have found one of my very favorite types of sessions are themed children’s sessions. I love creating new sets, planning clothing and props, and bringing a vision to life. It was with that in mind that I created my model squad program, a small group of children ages newborn to 13 years old, who participate in monthly themed shoots for my portfolio and website

Things to do in Denver with your kids | Museums {Denver Family Photographer}

Things to do in Denver with your kids | Museums {Denver Family Photographer}

Going to museums and other educational locations has always been one of my favorite things to do. My mother, who is a teacher, would bring us to places like this all the time as a child and now I still love going with my children. There are many more museums in the Denver metro area than even I realized, however, a few years ago put together this list of every one that I could find and now I would like to share it with all of you. I hope it helps you and your family find some fun educational opportunities this summer!

4 tips for photo shoots with your toddler {Northglenn Colorado photographer}

4 tips for photo shoots with your toddler {Northglenn Colorado photographer}

Your baby is now walking, toddling around getting into everything and destroying your home. If they weren’t SO ADORABLE even when making a huge mess they may not survive their toddler years. I know my kids' cuteness has saved their life many times when I wanted to kill them (kidding of course!)

Denver Area Parks with Splash Pads {Denver Family Photographer}

Denver Area Parks with Splash Pads {Denver Family Photographer}

This is an updated list of all of the splash pads I could find in the area. We personally check out about half of these last year and so I have added some notes on a few of them and will continue to update this post as we check out new ones I would love to hear in the comments which ones you have visited and which are your favorites!  Also did I miss any? Add them to the list by putting them in the comments! Enjoy!

The meeting that indirectly helped launch my business {Northglenn CO Children's Photographer}

The meeting that indirectly helped launch my business {Northglenn CO Children's Photographer}

This meeting helped change a lot of things in my life. After this meeting I starting looking at lot more at the safety of the products I am putting in and on my body, I started a new friendship and became closer to another friend and most importantly I started my first business which gave me many of the foundations for my business today.

How one family changed the way I do business {Boulder Family Photographer}

How one family changed the way I do business {Boulder Family Photographer}

I really discovered how much I was failing my clients and not really serving them about a couple of month after this families first session with me.

A little back story. . .

5 mother's day gifts mom won't want to return {Northglenn CO family photographer}

5 mother's day gifts mom won't want to return {Northglenn CO family photographer}

I’ll admit, gifting is hard. Unless gift-giving is your love language you probably, like me, struggle with it. How do you choose that perfect gift? Mom does not need another nick-knack sitting around the house.

How to coordinate your family for spring portraits {Northglenn CO Family Photographer}

How to coordinate your family for spring portraits {Northglenn CO Family Photographer}

Planning outfits for family session can be one of the hardest parts of planning a family photo session, especially if you don’t know how to properly coordinate so everyone looks great together, while still having their own look and style. Outfits can make or break a photo session which is why I put so much emphasis on helping you choose your outfits and making sure to match the look of your session to your outfits.Here are some of my best tips to get your started.

Help me out by voting! {Denver Photographer}

Help me out by voting! {Denver Photographer}

Why have I decided to apply for a grant?

Some of you who have followed me for a long time may have heard my story. But for those who haven’t let me tell you about the history of my business.

Isaac's newborn session {Broomfield CO newborn photographer}

Isaac's newborn session {Broomfield CO newborn photographer}

After 12 years of photographing newborns you learn all of the tricks to get a newborn to sleep soundly for their session and they all worked on baby Isaac!

Choosing a location for your Colorado winter photo shoot {Boulder Family Photographer}

Choosing a location for your Colorado winter photo shoot {Boulder Family Photographer}

Choosing a great location for your shoot get just a little more challenging as the leaves begin to fall. What was green or gold and beautiful during the summer and fall suddenly becomes brown and lifeless. But no one wants the background of their photos to just be brown and boring! So here are my best tips for choosing a location with color and beautify even during the winter months.