Tips and Tricks to photograph extended families

Tips and Tricks to photograph extended families

Over the Fourth of July we typically travel up to Michigan to visit with my family. Michigan is such a nice place in the summer and early fall. I’m not a fan of the cold, but can definitely appreciate the snow. This particular year, my siblings and their families also...
Hawaii Favorites | Personal Travel

Hawaii Favorites | Personal Travel

So, I know I posted a while ago about my trip to Hawaii and the highlights of that trip, but I wanted to share some of my favorite photos that didn’t make it to those blog posts. Some of them were taken on our cell phones and others were taken with “the...
Going Wide: Stuck in a Rut

Going Wide: Stuck in a Rut

I have a confession to make. I need to get out of my comfort zone with my photography. I am so at ease with using my 70-200 f/2.8 and my 50 f/1.2 lenses that I totally don’t even break out my 17-40 f/4 lens and use it’s fun wide angle capabilities. Lately...
Pearl Harbor | Personal Travel

Pearl Harbor | Personal Travel

Pearl Harbor was and is a must-see when visiting the island of Oahu. In my mind, I always thought the naval base was closer to the ocean, but its not. I never really thought about it before and seeing it in person really brought to light just how they truly thought...
North Shore, Oahu | Personal Travel

North Shore, Oahu | Personal Travel

Visiting the North Shore on the island of Oahu was something that was on my list of to-do’s. Everyone talks about the surfer life and big narly waves and the laid-back atmosphere of the North Shore. Driving up to the North Shore was life driving through the...
Hanauma Bay | Personal Travel

Hanauma Bay | Personal Travel

While in Hawaii, Jon and I had the opportunity to visit Hanauma Bay, a beach on Oahu known for its snorkeling. I’ve only been snorkeling once, on our honeymoon in Mexico and it was gorgeous. Hanauma Bay is a state park in Oahu and it offers an up close view to...