Shy Heart Studios


Full Service Photographer. What does that mean, and why is it important? These days “shoot to burn” photographers are a dime a dozen. Shoot to burn means you get a book a time slot, get a quick session, and get digital files. Then what? Chances are, you download your files onto your computer and share them on Facebook and Instagram and maybe make your holiday cards with them. A lot of clients… 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

So I have been posting a lot of engagement sessions and weddings on my blog but haven’t posted much of anything else. Today I am going to focus on portrait sessions. I really love photographing people together and the love between a couple or in a family…  but there is so much to be said for capturing the essence of one person… solo. Whether it’s a senior portrait session, or head shots… Read More

Well I am a few days behind on my blogging… but I still plan to get two blogs posted this week! Looks like they’ll be a little closer together this time… but hey, as long as I keep blogging! I have been surprising myself with how busy I have managed to stay. When your whole business world gets flipped upside down it sure lights a fire under your butt to get things… Read More

When I thought about re-launching my blog I thought about how I could keep readers interested. Obviously it’s fun to look at photos and to talk about sessions – but I knew I needed more than that. I’m going through a major change in my career life right now and am essentially starting from square one building my business. Everyone loves a “from the very bottom to the very top” kind of… Read More

There are moments in life when the phrase “When it rains, it pours” really rings true. Based on the events in my life over the past couple of weeks, a few people have said that to me… but I’m not really sure it’s pouring right now. It’s raining, that’s for sure… but I truly believe the sun is going to peek through the clouds any moment and the flowers will bloom again… Read More