Shy Heart Studios

Monthly Archives: June 2014

Today’s blog isn’t about my business or anything to do with photography. I’m not even sure if I’ll post it… I just want to write about my experience today and I don’t have Microsoft Word on my computer, so I’m writing it here. I’ll decide at the end if I will share it. My Grandmother had Alzheimer’s Disease for 15 years. My Grandfather kept her in his home and tended to her… Read More

Family portrait sessions are something I don’t do a ton of but definitely want to expand more into. I get a hand full of repeat clients every year, and some of those families come to me a few times throughout the year. I also get steady family portrait referrals but when compared to how often I photograph engagement sessions and weddings, it’s certainly less frequent. Last “winter” (I put winter in quotes… Read More

I only blogged once last week! June has been a crazy month and isn’t slowing down yet. I have photographed 4 weddings this month so far and I have two more this weekend. I love being so busy but I totally beat myself up when I don’t blog consistently. I posted one last week… one is better than zero right?? Between photographing weddings and editing, I’ve photographed a few engagement sessions as… Read More

This December I have the pleasure of photographing the wedding of an adorable couple who have a mutual love for Baseball! The beautiful Shawna McBride just landed her dream career working for the Angels while her fiance, Matt Lollis, landed his dream career playing Major League Baseball.  Matt was originally drafted by the San Diego Padres but now is the starting pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays. Finding a woman who loves… Read More

I’m blogging this one today – before Father’s day – for any of you suckers who may have forgotten! Father’s Day is Sunday!!!! Ok – now you know. Onto the blog…. This blog is an ode to all of the amazing father’s out there… the one’s who are there for their children… the one’s who love their children and show up when they need them… and especially, for MY Dad. I was… Read More

As a photographer I always hope to be able to connect to my clients in some way. I find this to be more and more important as time goes on. When it comes to family sessions – I have discovered that the best way to connect to the entire family is to find a connection with the little ones. This usually isn’t very challenging for me because I have no problem being… Read More

“The phone rings in the middle of the night, my father yells ‘Whatcha gonna do with your life?’ Oh daddy dear you know you’re still number one – but girls, they wanna have fuh-unnn – Oooooh girls just wanna have fun!” Is this song now stuck in your head? …. You’re welcome. Cindy had it right – obviously… and so did the girls in this bridal party! I had no idea what… Read More

I’ve said it before and I will say it again – making connections and building relationships in your industry is SO important! I am making connections left and right as I build my business. I am answering every phone call that comes in, and any time someone says “hey you should talk to this person…” I do it…. A few months ago, before venturing off on my own, I met some girls… Read More