Medicine Hat- A Place Where Beautiful Ballerinas Wander

Dance is a beautiful thing and something that takes strength, commitment, and extreme athleticism (Don't believe me? Try some pirouettes, jumps, and standing en pointe for a minute folks!). Growing up dancing is honestly something I owe a lot of my success to now.

It taught me how strong I am both physically and mentally and that if I push myself- the possibilities are endless. Not only that, but I learned how being 110% dedicated to something can change your life. 

It taught me all about team work, respect, and communicating with others. I learned how to pay close attention to detail, and probably most importantly.... it taught me how to keep my chin held high and be proud of myself even when others (AKA- judges and peers) see it differently. I learned very early on that you cannot compare yourself to others but to just be better than yourself.

Anyways- enough about me! Medicine Hat and surrounding areas are FULL of amazing dance studios!!! It is my goal to support each and every one of them and their dancers! February 10 was about supporting all dancers no matter what studio they are from and coming together to create art.

It was very cool to meet these dancers since I was once in their shoes- I cannot wait to see what the future holds for them! Special thanks to all of these beautiful young ladies- they all had such a unique and beautiful spirit about them, and they are ALL talented. Holy smokes! 

Keep watch for my next dance sessions!!! <3

With love,

Schae
 

The Beautiful Brittney- 2016 Rodeo Queen <3

It's not everyday I get to photograph Medicine Hat Stampede Royalty! I knew Brittney and her mom back in the day through dance- it seems like a whole lifetime ago! I remembered how warm and kind their personalities were.. and when I pulled up to their property a few weeks ago I knew right away that didn't change!

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Last year when I realized Brittney was the 2016 Rodeo Queen I couldn't believe it and I was SO proud of her. I remember watching the rodeo on a hot afternoon and bragging to the people around me- saying "I know her!". Hahaha......... seriously. 

Also- that dress she is wearing is seriously INCREDIBLE. When she walked out of her house I almost fell over... those cut outs are the most unique thing I have ever seen on Stampede Royalty! This girl has incredible taste!

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The thing about Brittney is that she is a beautiful person on the inside AND the outside. She has a fire about her but a peacefulness at the same time. It's hard not to be drawn to her... and that smile of hers? It's worth a thousand words. A true heart of gold. 

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I photographed these images for Brittney's application to become Miss Rodeo Canada 2018. I wish her all the luck in the world and I KNOW she will do amazing things. In a world that can be a sad place... she is the kind of person who is a light <3 

I will ALWAYS be a fan of this young woman. Keep scrolling to see a few more of my favourites!

Love, Schae

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This One is for YOU Grads of 2017 - Thank You <3

Grad season is one of my FAVOURITE parts of being a photographer. I started my career focusing on grad photography and because of that, meeting these young people will always have a soft spot in my heart. While talking to one of my grads this year, I realized I graduated 7 years ago from Medicine Hat High School and almost fell over!!! WHAT? How does time fly so fast? 

My advice for any grads? Enjoy life. Never stress about what is to come. Just follow your heart and you will be where you are meant to be. My last 7 years I have taken a year off, gone through university, got married, became a home owner, and began my business. Yes- it is scary. Life is scary. But what scares you helps you grow. You will do amazing things... just be happy through the process of finding your way. Also- never feel bad about taking a year off. I needed that time to really know what I wanted to do and who I was!

All of my grads this year have been so kind, friendly, and hilarious! I genuinely have SO many favourites from every session- each person had such a unique personality and outlook on life that gave me a lot of inspiration. They were also all totally cool with my constant excitement and snorting when I laugh. Bonus! 

One of my beliefs that I operate on is giving each grad unique images, locations, and vibes to their photos. I never want to duplicate poses or the same photograph and it is my goal to make them feel their imagery is totally unique. It means a lot when grads follow me to what may seem like a weird spot for pictures... but when they see the finished product I always love their reactions! The best!

This grad season I got to shoot on acreages, fields, downtown, hidden alleys, awesome buildings, and even Elk Water. That means I was a very happy photographer and it's the BEST feeling when parents and grads trust me to choose locations!

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I even got to shoot around a few horses- that means my happiness level seriously got out of control! I'm a huge animal lover and it's always SO magical for me to get to incorporate an animal! Side note- look how beautiful all of these gowns are!!! 

I also want to say how happy I was to get more male grads this year than last year. I'm very proud of the men stepping it up and getting their photos taken!!! Good on ya guys!

The whole point of this blog post was to thank each and EVERY graduate I photographed- I appreciate you for choosing me to photograph your special time. I know that it may be just pictures to you and your family, but to me... this is my whole life. Getting to capture art makes my heart so happy and I wouldn't be able to do it without you! THANK YOU!!! 

Patan, Brandi, Brennon, Fatima, Rinad, Payton, Skylar, Rhett, James, Hunter, and you awesome group of guys... thank you for filling my Grad Sessions this year. You were all PERFECT!!! Now go out there into the world and pursue your dreams! 

Love, Schae

PS: For grads of 2018! I take a limited amount of grads per year to focus 100% on each of you!!! I have redesigned my grad packages available for the 2018 season! E-mail me any time! It's never too early! 

10 Tips for Your Wedding Day in Alberta

Whenever I meet with couples or discuss their day with them, I realize how full of tips I am and that I actually have a lot to say about weddings! Because it's my job to observe the day and be with the bride and groom from morning until night, I notice and experience a lot of things!

Most couples ask me for some advice or information- so I thought I would share all my little tips for all brides out there! Even though I am based in Medicine Hat, AB this information should help brides everywhere! 

Well... here it goes!

#1. If possible, have hair and makeup teams come to the bride! 

Photographing the morning of weddings is definitely one of my favourite parts of the whole day! I have noticed with wedding parties that if your ceremony is in the early afternoon, everyone is WAY more relaxed and calm when hair and makeup is done where YOU are getting ready! There is more time for you to mingle with your bridesmaids, give out gifts, and just take in the moments before the ceremony!

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#2. Give yourself lots of time in your schedule.

This relates to the morning while getting ready (things always take more time than what you think). But also, plan and give yourself a few hours in between the ceremony and your arrival at the reception! Even if you don't need all that time for photos in between, you can use it for a break! All the couples I have photographed always appreciate a bit of time to themselves. After all... it is one of the most amazing days of your life and everyone needs some time to breath and a break. Time moves so fast! 

When in doubt, run your schedule by your photographer or wedding planner- in many cases they have a good schedule of your day and when you should get into your dress, when you should leave for the ceremony, etc. 

#3. Relax, have fun, and let things be.

Your wedding day is here so that means its time to enjoy everything you planned for! If something happens that wasn't according to plan, you can't change it... so just EMBRACE it and enjoy it. The imperfections can sometimes be little funny things you will look back on and remember!

An example? Well.. my wedding day we got terrible winds, rain, and SNOW. At first I was worried- but then I just decided to have fun. By the reception, everyone was just super cozy together and having a blast. I wouldn't want to remember my day knowing I was upset about something out of my control! 

#4. Choose vendors who will be actively involved in your day carefully.

These vendors are DJs, photographers, videographers, etc. Ask them questions and get to know them! Why?

DJ's set the tone of your reception and I have seen awkward moments occur due to inexperience or other issues. Ask them questions and try to gauge how well they can read the crowd! 

Photographers (yes I am a photographer but I will be as objective as I can) are literally with you ALL DAY. Find someone you can be yourself with and have FUN with!  Also, choose the photographer you can TRUST. Professionals have back up equipment, lots of experience, and quality images! Remember- photos are the only thing you will take away from your day <3  

#5. Choose vendors that work well with OTHER vendors.

For instance, if a photographer does not work well with videographers or vice versa... that could suck! You spend lots of money on both vendors so you should make sure they are used to communicating with each other! I'll leave this one short and sweet! 

#6. For family photos after the ceremony, assign someone in your family as the "family photo gatherer". 

I came up with that awesome term myself! Why? Well even though my husband and I are pretty good and collecting the family and have a list for the shots, it's always a good idea to have a cousin guide certain family members to the designated spot after the ceremony.

Photographers don't know who your family are and most have it in their contracts that we aren't responsible for missing family members! This portion of your day will go like a breeze if you have a big family shot list!

#7. If you tend to get frazzled and stressed, hire a wedding coordinator!

They will literally make your day go by flawless. From making sure all decorations are in place, to making sure flowers have arrived, to making sure people are where they are supposed to be..... they will do it all. Enough said on that one!

#8. Don't get caught up in Pinterest.

The decorations and everything you picked out for the vision of your day is perfect and it is YOU. Now delete the Pinterest app. Right now!!! I can't even tell you how many brides will second guess their choices because of Pinterest! Believe in what you have done to reflect you as a couple. It will be amazing... and you picked the RIGHT dress. 

9. Be unique with locations if you have a tight budget.

Do you have any close friends or family with a farm or acreage? Locations that you have ties with means saving expenses and not as many house rules! Plus- it will be unique and be very personal... and you will get super awesome photos- I had to throw in that little side note... :) 


#10.  Take it all in and be WITH your new spouse. 

This one is a bit repetitive but I can't stress it enough. Every single wedding I shoot either bride or groom will say "wow that went fast". Trust me. Relax and enjoy everything around you. Before you walk down the isle, remember how you are feeling. At the reception, stand back on the sidelines and remember how happy your guests are in that moment and the happy dancing kids! Look into your husbands eyes several times throughout the day and be WITH one another. The majority of the day guests will come chat with you and you won't have that much time actually together!

So just remember to never stray too far from your new husband. Hold hands while talking to guests and moving through the crowd. Enjoy the experience together side by side <3 

Love,

Schae
  

Wild Romance Wedding Photography in the Alberta Prairies | Victorian Garden in the Heart of Southern Alberta

I've never been one to recreate what I see all over Pinterest and Instagram or to put it bluntly, what I see a million other photographers doing. When I approached several talented individuals with my ideas, we were all on the same page and wanted to showcase something different.

 Design + Decor- Events by Natalie Noel. Head wreath and bouquet by Fresh Flowers. Photography by Schae Photography.

Design + Decor- Events by Natalie Noel. Head wreath and bouquet by Fresh Flowers. Photography by Schae Photography.

We began brainstorming a style of wedding and details that we would love to see more of in Alberta... and everything just came together magically. I challenge brides to be unique. You don't have to do what everyone else is doing! 

The major inspiration I had for this shoot is to inspire brides to be creative with their venues. We are in Alberta and so many people I know have family that have acreages! There is so much possibility in those hidden gems to make weddings special to you... and the photography? Well I always go nuts with excitement in new locations! 

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Head wreath by Fresh Flowers. 

Another bonus? If you are able to have your wedding on an acreage or farm you can use the extra money saved towards amazing design and decorations! That leads me in to boasting about Natalie Noel- a local event decorator. She is simply incredible at what she does! She not only set up three extravagant set ups for this shoot, but the details she put into this cannot even be explained. She has such an eye for the little things - it gets me every time! Her work is a photographers dream! 
 

 Design + Decor- Events by Natalie Noel. Headwreath and Bouquet by Fresh Flowers.

Design + Decor- Events by Natalie Noel. Headwreath and Bouquet by Fresh Flowers.

Next on the boasting list is Brenda at Fresh Flowers. She is my number one florist in the city- I have gotten the privilege of photographing her work many times at many weddings. Basically, her florals never disappoint and I cannot figure out how someone can even do what she does! Seriously. I got to take the bouquet and head wreath home after this shoot and I kept staring in awe.  Brenda will do AMAZING things for your wedding!
 

 Florals by Fresh Flowers.

Florals by Fresh Flowers.

Next I have to talk about the models- yup. Aren't they ridiculously good looking? Chantelle Ball and Shawn Champagne blew me away! I never met Chantelle before the shoot but her modelling skills are obvious- she came to my house before the session and I knew right away I was going to have endless inspirations while shooting. Beautiful on the inside and out... I seriously didn't want to stop photographing her! 
 

 Model- Chantelle Ball.

Model- Chantelle Ball.

I met Shawn a few years ago through Medicine Hat Musical Theatre and I knew he would be perfect. His outgoing and friendly nature just made everything so fun! Honestly, I was scared it would get awkward between them because no, him and Chantelle do NOT know each other! But right away when Shawn started talking and making everyone laugh... I knew magic was going to happen through my lens!

 Model- Shawn Champagne.

Model- Shawn Champagne.

This shoot wouldn't have happened without the gown- I have been in love with Sweet Pea + Noelle Bridal Boutique for a year after I discovered them on Instagram. I approached them and they trusted me enough to ship me a dress they wanted to feature! I am SO very grateful! I encourage brides to go to Regina and pop in their store if you're wanting to travel to look at gowns! This dress is Amelie by Anais Annette!

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Gown- Amelie by Anais Annette.

Hair is another crucial thing to any photo session. Michele Coen at Hair Confessionz did Chantelle's gorgeous do and it was SO DARN GOOD. Her talent with hair is something I will NEVER understand- she just gets it right every time. Seriously. I met her through theatre as well and she was the only person I wanted doing my hair! She is something else!!! 

 Design + Decor- Events by Natalie Noel. Hair by Michele Coen.

Design + Decor- Events by Natalie Noel. Hair by Michele Coen.

Next up is the one and only Makeup By Dakota! I cannot stress enough how important makeup is to any session! This talented young woman has such an eye for what she does and she makes ALL her subjects look so natural and never over done. I trust her with everything and all I did was send her a photo of the bouquet- she matched the tones to the makeup she used and I'm so thankful she knew what colours to use! If you're needing a makeup artist, check out Makeup By Dakota!

Lastly, I met the Ziegenhagel's many years ago- they have a beautiful acreage just outside of the city (Willowbend Equestrian) and they were kind enough to let me use their property for this shoot! I cannot express enough how thankful I am! The location added so much to this session- somewhere else wouldn't have been the same!

Once again, thank you everyone for your contributions. I feel like the luckiest photographer in the world to have such stunning images to share with the world. It's an amazing thing to work with people both skilled AND kind- I value positivity in everything I do and I am so happy others do as well!

Here's to amazing weddings and being unique. But mostly... to being you and straying from what is normal.

Love, Schae
More photos below!

Something that needs to be said regarding the photography industry.

So I was scrolling through Facebook mindlessly this past week and I happened to come across a few comments relating to photography prices- both from people from my city as well as a few other areas. 

The comments revolved around some photographers being overpriced and that her friend only charged "$80" or "$150" for 60 photos. Most of the time I would ignore it and keep scrolling by. 

However, today is the day I speak out about it. Yes, photography is everywhere- everyone has phones and standard DSLR cameras are becoming more affordable. Photography has become an easy field to do as a side job and a hobby... 

But what about those of us that are doing photography full time? Those of us that live and breathe with a camera in our hand trying to make a living? My prices may be more expensive... but what some people don't understand is what goes into my pricing and WHY I charge what I do. 

I have spent years saving for expensive equipment and learning to get to the skill level I'm currently at. I have aimed to be a reliable and quality photographer, and unfortunately... prices reflect quality. My pricing is based on my shooting time, editing time, my gas to get to locations, my advertising costs, my equipment costs, taxes, many other costs to maintain my business... and to actually pay myself- which comes last!

I quickly did the math. If I charged $150 for even 50 photos and took into account all my costs and time involved with each client, I would be making LESS than $6.00 per hour (often times less if for some reason editing took longer than usual). How is that right when minimum wage is pretty much double that? We don't throw a pricing number out of nowhere just to make money- we charge what we do because we HAVE to in order to sustain ourselves. 

What is my goal for this blog post? To educate those that think professional photographers are overpriced... and to remember there is a reason why we charge what we do. Do I have a problem with someone going with a cheaper photographer who is just starting out? No and never. I support people beginning the photography adventure- I was there once!

I guess I just want people to understand the full time world of photography. It's already challenging operating our own business, being told photography "isn't really a job", sometimes being undervalued as a photographer, and on top of it being criticized for pricing. 

Did I mention how difficult it was for me to get a reasonable interest rate to finance my new vehicle because being "a photographer and an entrepreneur doesn't look that good to a bank?." I was even told that after proving my success after only two years in business! To put it bluntly, it sucks. When will it end for us creative souls to prove ourselves?

It's not just about a person with a camera- it's about us being artists. We have skill and know the science behind manual settings, light, and many other areas. Years from now it will be our photos you will look through that will bring smiles to your face and joy in your hearts. In the long run? It's priceless.

Support local photographers 💕

Love, 

Schae

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The Way I See the World

Sitting in my home on a cozy evening and just watched a talk done by an world renowned photographer. Something he said made me keep thinking.. Which led me to ponder who I am as a person. 

I've always been creative. I've always been amazed by the world. I've always seen things as miracles. I guess you could say I still see things as a child sometimes- and I never want to lose that. 

Here's an example- So many people around me see Christmas decorations in stores this early as a terrible thing.. But I still run to the Christmas trees and lights like a kid. Why? Because after 20 years it's still magical and a miracle to me. I'm blown away by Christmas and that is rooted deep down in my soul. I never want to lose that. 

Every deer or bunny I see I'm completely transfixed and amazed.. It could be the three hundredth I've seen but I can watch that single one forever. 

So many other examples I have but the point is this: To those of you reading look at the world like you once did as a child. Everything will be more amazing... More beautiful... And could seem like miracles.

I've realized this about myself tonight. The moment I stop being this way could be the moment I lose my creativity... My desire to create art... My desire to take photographs... My desire to showcase moments and special things. So with that said, I will always be that girl who will run to the Christmas lights no matter what time of year... And no matter what age. 

Love,

Schae  

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My photography journey <3

When I first began photography, I started with just an Olympus point and shoot. I began taking photos lots in my spare time due to a class in junior high- Eventually I began exploring different light and angles while still using auto settings; I also saw vacations as an opportunity to take more artistic images! 

Eventually I got my first Canon Rebel as a gift; and that was it- the world of lenses, filters, and manual settings were brought into my life.. and I was hooked. 

I started shooting my first real sessions and took photos like the ones below.. since it was only a Canon Rebel it wasn't the best image possible... but at the time I was beyond proud of myself! These were shot with a 50mm lens and I adored them.

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A few years later my wonderful fiancé convinced me to upgrade and I made the big switch to Nikon!!! (I am now a nikon girl for life). I chose a Nikon D7100 to slowly give me more experience and transition into professional camera bodies.

During the time I had this camera, I managed to fully grasp my manual settings and I felt invincible! I purchased a few new lenses, got more experienced with photo sessions, and captured images like the ones below! I also discovered Lightroom in this time and never went back to Photoshop! I edited them this way for about a year and loved them- however my editing style took little changes over time.

The time came when I started really getting discouraged with my work (as all photographers do at some point). I began comparing to others- but this just made me work harder. I joined an amazing forum of female photographers called Clickin Moms which has been a huge turning point! I learned from the other women and was free to ask any questions- and even put my own photos up for critique!

I really pushed myself and grasped depth of field, aperture settings, and focusing methods. I found that I am very thankful for spot metering.. and back button focusing! :)

Within this time I also found MY style. I found how to make my images look the way I love them instead of trying to get them to look like other photographers. I found that I LOVE vibrant colour in images and I adore pops of red (so much so that I get butterflies if I know there will be a red dress, red hat, etc). I also found that black and white photos amaze me and I can edit them in a whole other way because there is no colour. 

Finally finding who I was as a photographer inspired me so much I just wanted to shoot and shoot and shoot!!! I photographed anyone that would be willing to really build my portfolio with my own style and show people who I am through my photos.

Through this I have learned that I want to specialize in individual portraits like grads and casual shoots... but I also found that wedding photography inspires me greatly. Somewhere along the way I saved my money to buy my first professional level camera (the D800) and my dream lenses which I adored. With my new editing style and camera my images started turning out like this (and I was really happy about it)!

And then I chose to switch camera models yet again (yup) and took more workshops to really fine tune my shooting style, composition, and editing techniques. I have to say that when I shoot, it is SO important for me to nail exposure and white balance during shoot time. It saves me SO MUCH time during editing and I would recommend all aspiring photographers to learn manual through and through! 

Let's just say that from this point my drive has skyrocketed- I am hungry to keep improving and challenging myself with every shoot! I have invested in more equipment, back up equipment, and have my degree to really aid my business. I only shoot with mainly two lenses- they are my babies and suit my style perfectly. I learned that I hate zoom lenses and buying the most expensive and largest lens (which may look impressive to others) does not work for everyone and every style.

My advice is to never believe you have nothing left to work on with photography- there are ALWAYS things to improve on and new things to learn! At this point my images look like the ones below, but I know I will always evolve! Looking forward to what the world of photography brings in my future!

Thanks for reading and have a lovely weekend!

Why anyone with a passion should consider taking business.

As I graduated high school, I had no idea what I wanted to take at college- I knew I wanted to go but I also was so interested in different things that I was torn. Not only did I have a strong love for dance, but I also loved the digital world of photography and graphic design. I remember wondering- "Should I go out there and pursue dance?" or "Should I stay in Medicine Hat where my heart is and pursue another interest?". I decided on the latter but eventually could not decide between taking the Visual Arts program at the college or Business. 

Ultimately, I realized that I didn't have to decide and that everything happens how it is supposed to. My gut told me that business was the right decision- right after my first day of classes I knew it was right for me. About a month into my first semester, once of my instructors validated this decision by telling me "With business, you can pair it with any passion you have." I remember throwing around business ideas to pair with the world of dance- but photography was always in the back of my mind. 

During the 4 years of my Business Degree I changed as a person- I became stronger and very confident and I learned how to really communicate and network with people. Not only was I thrown into real community projects, but I learned how to become a leader in teams and how to handle situations professionally. 

For people wondering about the Business Program specifically at MHC, let me tell you it was life changing. Of course there were tons of courses where I learned specific things about marketing, accounting, finance, management, and communications, but I can honestly say I learned so much about the world in general. Some specific things I did as a business student that really stood out to me included: 

  • Developing a marketing plan for the Medicine Hat Drag Race Association
  • Creating an Advertising Campaign of 3rd Street Market
  • Creating a detailed business plan for The Red Brick Brewery
  • Touring companies such as Meggitt, Good Year, and Moduline and making operations reports
  • Assisting the local Food Bank with creative business ideas and strategies
  • Running and operating an airline company (via simulation)  

 During every class I somehow was able to tie in what I learned to my future photography business. From learning how to diversify among competition, finding a competitive advantage, marketing techniques, etc, I can honestly say that learning these things has benefited me greatly.

Every so often I do get asked if I took photography in college and when I tell them I took business they sometimes get confused. However, I continuously educate myself among forums, workshops, and online communities in order to keep learning photography wise. In addition, I am working to become an Accredited Professional and am proud to say I am self taught. Business served as the building blocks of a successful and proffessional photography business- something that is very important to me. 

When I picture myself 4 years ago, I know I have become a better version of myself. I used to be a girl that had a dream to be successful but I never knew how to get there. However, I am extremely thankful for this amazing business program at the college and the wonderful instructors- I figured out how to make my dream happen because of it and I have never been so confident in myself and my goals.

 If anyone has any questions about the Business Program contact me and I will offer anything I can! It has changed my life and I know it will change other people's lives as well!

The girl behind the camera.

Hey everyone! So as my first real blog post, I decided that a good way to start is to introduce myself to all my amazing followers! I am Schae Lloyd, and I guess there are a few things to know about what makes me.... me. 

The big things are obvious- I'm a photographer who loves taking photos and making art... but I also just graduated from university and am now ready to pursue the life of a full time photographer. Even though these big things are important, I believe its the small things that truly make up a person. Therefore, I want to share with everyone who exactly "that photographer girl" is.

First of all, I grew up in the world of the arts and focused hard on my schooling- I never had a huge amount of friends. Because of that, I spent most of my time dancing, reading books, and watching movies. Perhaps this is what drove me to pick up a camera and immerse myself in digital photography. I won't lie when I say that I am such a movie person that most of my free time revolves around going to the movie theatre or watching every movie imaginable on Netflix or TV (everyone should go to Mad Max by the way!). 

Smaller things about me are that I am usually very outgoing and bubbly- however I can become more shy around big groups of people. I am also very emotionally sensitive and fragile- even though it can be frustrating to be this way, I find that it fuels my drive to keep creating. 

I love animals to death- more specifically I have a strange fascination with deer and my heart leaps whenever I see any in the city. Dogs are my other love... my two yorkies keep me smiling everyday (even when they get mud all over the house after hiding bones from each other).

Another huge part of me is my man Stephen- he truly is my other half and keeps me strong. I am very thankful I found him and have such an awesome best friend :) PS- he is a paramedic so I do worry lots about the incidents he has to witness!

Regarding cooking, lets say thats a problem area. I have no interest in cooking but am trying to learn... I'll let you know in a year how that one turns out...

Little things only people who spend lots of time with me will know:

  • I am addicted to the Bachelor & the Bachelorette
  • Lately I've been watching the Food Network even though I don't cook
  • I am a perfectionist and am always working to improve
  • I work out and just started lifting weights thanks to Stephen...
  • I quote movie lines
  • If I could eat popcorn and pasta everyday... I would

    For all of you that actually read this post about me thank you!! I look forward to getting to know all of you on any future photo sessions! :) Expect some more blog posts to come your way!