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I am excited to announce a winter session special!  Ya’ll know I rarely have a sale, and this one is killer! There are ONLY FIVE SPOTS AVAILABLE and the session must take place sometime between January and April. Most people don’t think of winter as a time to do professional photos, but it is the perfect time […]

winter sale!

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There is NOTHING like having your photos off the computer and displayed large and beautiful. I had a specific spot on my wall that needed filling, and I knew the exact image I wanted to put on a canvas for that wall spot. I was excited to try out Canvas Pop and I am so […]

canvas pop

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Hello Friends! It’s hard to believe our year of exploring the world is coming to an end in a few months. It has truly been an amazing experience and we will come home with a lifetime of memories. However, we are super excited to get back to normalcy, routine, friends, family, and beautiful MICHIGAN! I […]

i’m coming home

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    ***Winners announced!! I will email you all tonight. Congrats!*** Two workshop seats – Traci Spencer, Amber Webb Totally Rad RadLab – Katie Rickard Epiphanie Bag – Kristin Sharland Align Album Design – Nikki Collis Mozi Magazine – Nicole Lynn Untz We love to teach, you love to learn, we all love free stuff, […]

workshop! free seats!

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***WINNERS ANNOUNCED! CONGRATS TO STACY SHAEFFER AND STEPHANIE RYAN!!!*** Happy Love Day! I’m feeling all kinds of love today, so let’s give away some free stuff! What’s the contest? Each new year, I choose one favorite image from each session from the previous year and make a “Best of” board on Pinterest. Well, the Best […]

free session and mentoring!

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***HUGE CONGRATS TO THE WINNER, HEATHER REAGAN!!!*** Maybe you heard, maybe you didn’t. Either way, I have exciting news 🙂 I am teaching a lifestyle newborn photography workshop at the I Heart Faces Photography Conference! You can see the details in my last post, or here on the I Heart Faces website. If you would […]

free workshop seat!

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***CONGRATS TO THE WINNERS…SUSAN DODD AND CHELSY HULET!!!*** Design Aglow gives professional photographers tools to run their business smoothly. Marketing, sales tools, posing guides, education, style guides, templates…you name it, they have it. I am in love with one of their recent products, the Senior Welcome Packet. I have been using the templates to create a huge collection […]

design aglow and gift cards!

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There are just not enough hours in the day. Emailing, shooting, culling, editing, blogging, designing, ordering, packaging, shipping, and that’s just part of it. There just isn’t enough Jean to go around. You’ve probably heard me mention this before, but there was a time in my photography career that I just couldn’t possibly do one. […]

fotofafa and $50 (times ten)

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Thank you all so much for participating in the contest! We have three winners! Your choice of a mini session or two hour mentoring session… Winner 1: Heidi McClelland Winner 2: Erin Imsland Winner 3: This is the image from my Best of 2012 gallery with the most votes. Congrats to Meghan Van De Velde […]


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This is my time of year to…well…hole up in my house and relax. The thoughts, the ideas, the plans for 2013…they are all a brewin. But, those are for later. Right now, it’s time for a little fun. Time to give stuff away. That’s what happens when I hibernate too much in the winter. What’s […]

best of 2012…CONTEST!

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