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Just another day at the beach, until…

Just another day at the beach, until…

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase I had to share this from last weekend when my parents came to town.  My dad went in the lake with Ellie.  Jenna (one in the yellow bikini) said she did not want to get her feet sandy.  Ummm.  Yep –…

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Teaching kids how to use an SLR – what age can you start?

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase My twins have been asking me for months now if they can use “my camera.”  I got them each their own $100 Nikon Point and Shoots.  But now, they want to know more. They are 6 1/2 (will be 7 in…

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End of Summer – vacation photos – tall ship and beaches…

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase We went on vacation from Wednesday through Friday and I wanted to share a few photos with you from our trip. The girls LOVE the beach and we went a few times: They also love shopping and could not resist trying…

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North vs South – which direction light is better?

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase This is more a question – than an answer…  So if you have opinions or just want to give critique on these photos, feel free to leave a comment. North or South Facing Light suppose to be the best?  I thought it…

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The “Haircut” – chin length please?

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase So my girls start 1st grade in 2 weeks. Today they got their own library cards. They could not have been any more excited. After that we went for haircuts. Jenna just got her bangs cut. Ellie decided she wanted “chin…

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Most incredible eyes – look at this sweet face…

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase My niece and nephew were in town this weekend. They are just adorable. My nephew, Everett (who we call Bro Baby) has the sweetest eyes for a little boy. I had to grab a few snaps of him. The 1st two…

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A few quick summer snaps edited in photoshop…

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase Nothing overly original here. The other day I went outside with my twins for all of 5 minutes and quickly snapped a few shots before they got “bored.” The color and B&W edits were edited using the quickie collection. The last…

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My twins are spending the night at camp – their 1st overnight

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase So I had to share with all of you…  My girls are doing the “overnight” tonight at their day camp.  They LOVE camp, and have been asking for weeks.  Well I decided since there is only one more week left after…

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Sharing some vacation shots {silhouette sunsets and more}

Still on vacation in Northern Michigan. My girls and husband let me do a photo shoot of silhouettes at sunset. It was so amazing and fun.  Just wanted to share a few photos. Also, if you are looking at these, can you please tell me if they look dull or distorted (such as my logo…

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Sharing some vacation shots {silhouette sunsets and more}

Still on vacation in Northern Michigan. My girls and husband let me do a photo shoot of silhouettes at sunset. It was so amazing and fun.  Just wanted to share a few photos. Also, if you are looking at these, can you please tell me if they look dull or distorted (such as my logo…

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We arrived in Charlevoix {our view}

 MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase We arrived Up North yesterday. And it was a beautiful day with bright blue skies. Here are a few quick snapshots of what our “rental condo” overlooks.  I will post more later as I took a lot today.      …

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The Secret Workshop: Amazing Cheryl Muhr & Secret Guest Brianna Graham

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase  I just got back home from an incredible weekend with 40 workshop attendees, Cheryl Muhr and Brianna Graham.  And it was fabulous!  This workshop was so inspiring.  I love Cheryl’s style and philosophies about doing work you love and not doing…

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Sharing photos of a couple in LOVE – my parents

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase My parents visited over Memorial Day weekend. And I took some photos of my mom and dad together.  And a few of them with my daughter Ellie.  My other daughter did not feel like being in pictures.  But after the fact said,…

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A Fun Assignment | Shadow Pictures

With summer approaching in North America, photographers head back outside. One of my favorite, fun things to do in the Spring and Summer is shadow pictures.  Plus kids LOVE doing them, so it gets them actively involved.  These are not usually the shots that make good wall portraits, but they are ART. So feel free…

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Sharing a few photos: Ellie in Sunglasses

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase   Ellie was so excited to put her new sunglasses and matching cami tank top on.  She decided to give me 5 minutes to snap a few shots.  So I thought I would share them with you.  I cannot decide if…

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Recital Costumes | Picture Sharing

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase Here are some of the photos I took yesterday before we went to the dance studio to have photos taken by the studio’s photographer.  Read more on my blog about that experience.  My photos were all taken with my hi-lite backdrop,…

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Florida Vacation: Sharing a few shots

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase I was in Florida visiting my parents. They loved the warmer weather (as we left in snow and came back to snow). Here are a few snaps from our trip. Keep in mind that while I did use an SLR, I…

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Florida Vacation: Sharing a few shots

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase I was in Florida visiting my parents. They loved the warmer weather (as we left in snow and came back to snow). Here are a few snaps from our trip. Keep in mind that while I did use an SLR, I…

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Sharing time – here are some new photos of my girls…

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase I shot the photos below at 1/125, ISO 100, and most were at f8 (a few at a little more wide open). The girls are wearing temporary tattoos on their face and arms – decided that I want to remember them…

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1st week of kindergarten

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase Things have been hectic here. So when that happens, I sometimes do not have time to post a tip or tutorial. Instead, I will try and post some photos those weeks – and if possible I will tell you what settings…

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On Vacation

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase   We have been on vacation this past week. And are driving home today. Sorry that I have not taken the time to do a tutorial this week. I will resume this upcoming week. Here is a link to our vacation…

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