Journal

Lightroom 101: HSL/Color Split Tone Colleen Bies Photography (transcription below) Welcome back to Lightroom 101. Today we’re going to be covering the HSL color panel in Lightroom. And we’re actually going to cover split toning as well, just because it’ll be easy to knock out both of these, because they’re not a ton of work. […]

Lightroom 101: Tone Curve with Colleen Bies Photography (transcription below) Hello, and welcome back. So, we’re gonna jump right in, and if you watched the other video you’ve just learned about the basics panel. Right now, we’re going into the turn curve panel. So, for me, I think that this tone curve panel is probably […]

Lightroom 101: Basic Panel with Colleen Bies Photography (transcription below) I’m recording this because I had done a Lightroom 101 class in my home, just to kind of show other photographers some of the simple things, or the things that I think are pretty simple and basic in Lightroom, that I think everyone should know […]

Neenah Wedding Photographer It’s January 2019 as I’m writing this. I have officially been photographing weddings for nine years now. It feels like so long ago when I picked up my camera and began my journey in 2010. To date, I’ve photographed 167 weddings. (168 if you include my younger sister’s elopement I photographed with […]

Pencils of Promise Part Three Day Four Welcome back to my Pencils of Promise trip day four and five. Part of what Pencils of Promise does in Laos and in the other countries that they help with is they offer a WASH program and TS (teacher support). Their WASH program is to really help the […]

Italian Inspired Shoot at Givens Farm Earlier this summer, I had the honor to participate in an Italian Inspired Styled Shoot that was masterminded by Krista Hove of Hove Photography. Not only is she an amazing wedding photographer, but someone that I know is going to do big things. She planned and put together this […]

Appleton Foodie | Wildflower Pizzeria As soon as I stepped inside this place, I was SO THANKFUL that I had my camera with me!! I’m a big foodie for sure and absolutely love love love trying new restaurants and checking out new menu items at my favorites and more. So when my friend Emilie suggested […]

6 Things Photographers want Videographers to Know Some time ago, I wrote a post about the things videographers wanted photographers to know. It was only fitting that I share the same on the photographers perspective. A wedding day is full of condensed timelines, rushed moments, and fleeting memories. Photographers and videographers are tasked with one […]

Branding Session | Trillium Event Co Loved working with Sheryl to create some branding photos for her new business. And WHAT an amazing business as well. I have followed this girls journey for the past few years and love watching all the great things she is up to. Not only is she the kindest and […]

Over the last couple weeks, the one thing that has completely motivated me more than anything has been helping other female business entrepreneurs. More than my own success I want to see other female creative entrepreneurs succeed and thrive!!!  I want to see their business completely blow up in the best way possible. It brings […]