Whether you are shooting with me, or with another photographer there are a few things we'd like you to know when getting ready for your session. When it comes to investing in portraits it's really important to invest in the whole process. If you don't plan ahead, you will feel rushed and the vision you had … Continue reading How to Prepare For Your Photoshoot!
"True friendship isn't about being inseparable, it's being separated and nothing changes". I am so lucky to have this family in my life. I have known Brittney for decades now and we have seen each other through many of life's special moments. When my life was falling apart, there she was. When I had no … Continue reading Brittney & Her Boys
Who out there is an Entrepreneur? Those of you who are, do you struggle with depression? Or how about struggling with always having to be "on"? I would love to you know your thoughts and personal experiences. Building a community of support feels so good! A rising tide lifts all boats doesn't it?! X O … Continue reading Entrepreneurship and Depression
*Affiliate links are present in this post. This means if you choose to purchase something I mention in this post, at no additional cost to you I might make a commission on your purchase* I love to take family portraits, especially when I have been on a journey with the family. I have had the … Continue reading The Balasek’s
Sometimes vacations take a lot of planning, other times, your friend mentions she's leaving town, so you should stay at her place in Venice Beach for an extended Labor Day weekend. The answer is YES! I'll do that! Since this wasn't a planned or budgeted vacation I was not about to make this more complicated … Continue reading How to pack for a 5 day Vacay!
It warms my heart when I get the opportunity to photograph a family multiple times. Growing up in a small town it seems that many of us have remained friends, and in contact throughout the years. So when Melissa and Patrick welcomed Miss Kennedy into this world I was honored to take their first holiday … Continue reading The McCarthy’s
I love it when life brings you an unexpected gift. One of mine came in the form of a smart, energetic, High School guidance counselor. I met Ashley at school where we both worked. For quite some time our relationship consisted of game planning to better assist our students but as the year came to … Continue reading Life Unexpected- How to find Self Identity and Listen to Your Gut
I wanted to interview Matt Spanne for so many reasons. One of which is because I have known him for over 20 years, and I still know there is so much I don't know. He and I couldn't be from more different worlds. It's the dichotomy of friendship, one people scratch their heads at, but … Continue reading Life Unexpected- Fatherly Love
Hey all you Moms out there! YOU ARE KILLING IT! I can only imagine what goes through your head when you find out you are having kid, excitement, nervousness, joy, apprehension, appreciation, "oh shit"! Well, at least that's what would go through my head. And then you have that child, and you are faced with … Continue reading Truth Bombs- Things Moms Want to Say… But Won’t!
"When you're a Jet you're a Jet." And when you're an Aunt, you're an Aunt! To fur babies and humans alike! Here is my good looking fur Nephew Cousteau! Like, comment, share, and keep being awesome! X O X O, Auntie Ash