New video tutorial – Lenses I use for dog photos

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I’ve put together a new video with a few of my favorite dog images. I talk (ramble?) about what lenses I used and how I got what I did. I […]

What kind of lens did you use – now on my pinterest boards!

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I shoot a lot of different types of subjects – but the overall theme is always natural and candid. I need to be able to shoot quickly and capture the […]

Gales of September?!

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Yeah – it seems like it may be a bit early for this type of storm, but since I am a weather geek who enjoys getting her camera doused with […]

Kiki on Madeline Island – Paddleboards, Mosquitoes, & Cliff Jumping!

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Kiki’s senior portrait on Madeline Island was an amazing adventure. First she went paddleboarding (her family owns Tadasana Paddleboards on Madeline Island, so she’s on them a lot all summer), […]

End of Summer Sparklers

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Bonfires and sparklers have marked the end of warm weather here in the Northwoods. Cold temps (even maybe snow?!) are forecasted for later this week – and I am very […]

Tennis ball hoarding doggies, a rescued piggy, and some curious goats – candid pet photography at it’s best.


If you haven’t noticed – I love my job.  I get to meet all sorts of creatures and people.  One of my sessions this summer was for 3 dogs, 2 […]

Alex & Joe on Madeline Island

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My Madeline Island portrait sessions are always fun and unique – there is something about this area that just attracts cool people.  The fact that both Alex & Joe are […]

Why I do what I do… an update

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A few months back I took some awesome photos of a very special dog at Catkins Animal Rescue, Inc.  (They’re where the Jim Fund is, and where Stewie is from […]

1st Annual Month of Giving – the 1st Half

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2 years ago I paid it forward to a friend and took the photo of Schoep in Lake Superior as a last memory of his four legged companion.  That photo […]

Kelsey on Madeline Island

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My senior photo sessions are a blast!  By default, the people who live and vacation here are fun and awesome to be around. Kelsey definitely fits that description.  I had […]