O, Canada!

O, Canada!

I had another great family reunion this summer, this time I went to Leavitt, Alberta. I love it there. Out in the middle of nowhere surrounded by farm land, Canadians and mountains. With such a large group of people coordinating clothing for a family photo was pretty...

Michigan Memories

I recently went back to Michigan for a family reunion. Due to our crazy schedule we were only able to stay for 3 days. I was, however able to take some photographs for the family archives for a few hours and made up a short video of some of my favorites. I hope you...
Super Monday Classes Announced!

Super Monday Classes Announced!

It’s official! The Professional Photographers of America (PPA) just announced the Fall Listings for Super Monday this October 26th and guess who’s teaching again? Yep! Kari and Ben! There are a few things you should know about this class: 1. It fills up...
Happy Birthday Melissa!

Happy Birthday Melissa!

The day has finally come, Melissa is now officially 1 year old as of last Wednesday. My girls are growing up way too quickly. (FYI, Melissa is my younger daughter) Thank goodness I have these photos to remember her this way. Even if she grows up to be the most spoiled...
Wardrobe Success!

Wardrobe Success!

I absolutely LOVE a well coordinated wardrobe for group portraits! Yes, getting coordinated clothing can be a hassle, in fact it probably WILL be a hassle, but in the end it’s worth the effort and cost. Here’s a great example of a matching wardrobe. Notice...
Leavitt Photo Renovation

Leavitt Photo Renovation

The studio is currently undergoing some exciting changes! We’re renovating our studio bathroom and camera room to make things a bit more comfortable for you. Our most recent project is the new flooring for the camera room! Special thanks to my awesome neighbors...
Set it, and forget it!

Set it, and forget it!

Do you ever find yourself fumbling with camera settings while a magical moment is passing you by? This may sound obvious, but here’s the solution: Set your camera settings BEFORE the moment happens! Are you taking your daughter out to ride her bike without...

Veronica’s Angels

Here’s a video of a recent child portrait session I did with Veronica and her adorable kids.  This video contains all the images she had to pick from when she ordered. It was tough narrowing it down to her top choices, but we survived. Right Veronica?  😉 Once...

Leavitt Photo Video

Hello everyone! I’ve uploaded a new video to the Leavitt Photo Facebook profile. If you’d like to see the larger versio then view it on Facebook here. I put this video together for the next class I’ll be teaching on May 4th with Kari Blunck. If you...
Super Monday Success!

Super Monday Success!

Well, the Super Monday class that Kari Blunck and I taught at Studio K was a great success! We were happy to have so many professional photographers who were ready to learn. I also learned a lot about what I can improve for next time. There was such a demand for this...