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Taking Charlie Fishing

Taking photos of a little girl catching her first fish on Lake Michigan makes my heart happy, and last week I got to take photos of Charlie catching her first king salmon ever.  She has JUST turned five – and is one of my favorite little girls on the planet.  Whenever she and her mom and […]

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Wild Parsnip is the devil – and the Midwest Conservation Dogs are here to save us from this nasty plant. (oh and a tortoise )

This is going to be known as the summer of wild parsnip.  Earlier in the summer I was at a shoot for Bast Durbin, and posted photos of our truck in the field on to Facebook.  I thought it looked cool, but Facebook thought I was nuts (that in itself is normal…).  Apparently we had […]

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The Waterfowl Diaries – Part 1

My #1 favorite subject is a bird dog. Any bird dog. They are my greatest love photographically because they are just so damn happy in the field. The looks on their faces when the gun goes off – or when they are just observing around them is incredible to photograph.  This fall I am photographing […]

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Take a chance – why I moved.

Sometimes in life you have to decide to just take a chance.  I’ve done just that, and I have relocated to the Milwaukee area from Bayfield. In March, I acknowledged that I was totally miserable. I was creatively empty, and that’s not good when your income depends on your creativity. In April, I started looking for […]

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May 13th Dogs of Lake Superior Photography Workshop

The semi annual Dogs of Lake Superior workshop is scheduled for Saturday, May 13th on the beach in Bayfield from 9am – 1pm. Dogs, Lake Superior, and fast action – the perfect combination! This highly interactive high action photography workshop will include tips and tricks to get photos of dogs in action in and around […]

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My Own Easy Lightroom Presets

Hey all!  I’m selling my 5 best Lightroom presets – the ones I use for every session. The ones that keep me from losing my mind when the busy season arrives. The five include 3 general color presets, my favorite black & white conversion, and a customize-able sunny tonal preset to warm up your images. […]

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Emma’s Winter Senior Session

I have been watching Emma and her team from Wolfsong Adventures in Mushing grow up since I moved here, and I have loved watching them at the Apostle Islands race every year. When we talked about doing her senior session a few weeks ago, I knew we had to do some of them with her […]

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