Journal

Milwaukee Engagement Photographer | Elena and Jesse From a surprise proposal to their engagement session. I’m so glad that we got a chance to visit the very place Elena said “Yes”. On the day of the proposal, Jesse surprised Elena with a lunch out, which wasn’t out of the norm for him, so she was […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Educating and mentorship is something deeply rooted in me. Why? Because my entire life…I’ve searched for a mentor, a leader, a person that was just as strong-willed or more that I could relate to. This person would be someone that pushes me to be better, do better, make me a better person. Someone to push me […]

50,000 miles later…here’s 3 things in life that you absolutely need to know right now. This past year took me to amazing places in life and in faraway destinations. San Francisco, France, London, Chicago, Las Vegas, and Norway along with so many local and semi-local places I love! Of all the miles I put on, […]

It’s happening! I just booked my flight and lodging for NOLA in January and can not wait to visit this city again! It will be almost 5 years since my last visit (way too long) and I am overdue. This city is full of life, adventure, mystery, diversity, amazing food and music to name a […]

One of my favorite times of the month is when I get a chance to get together with other creative entrepreneurs in my local area and discuss hot topics and support and teach each other in the spirit of Community Over Competition. This month, our June Tuesdays Together Appleton Chapter of the Rising Tide Society’s was […]

Creative Workshop lived and thrived! A coffee shop conversation over a 4-hour lunch turned into so much more. I could not have been so honored to share this workshop experience with my friends Shaunae and Alyssa. Today I wanted to talk a little about the workshop and some of the reasons behind it. The reasons […]