Giving My Nieces An Artistic Experience

July 03, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
My little nieces have been visiting for much of the month of June and July. We don't get to see them super often, so maximizing our visiting time and incorporating memorable activities is really important to our family. And what children don't love creating art? We've been drawing almost every day, and I thought about a big canvas I've had forever,...
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10 Tips to Looking Your Best Series: #10 - LET IT GO!!!

July 02, 2018  •  2 Comments
The last several months have been all about how to look your very best, through tips on achieving a genuine smile... posing... finding beautiful light... color choices... what to wear... camera angles... hair and makeup... pampering yourself... communicating your goals... now it's time for the final ingredient of your delicious new photos... CONFI...
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Maurer & Miller Meats - A Photoshoot to Celebrate Retirement

June 30, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
My dear friend Amber (r emember, Amber, the incredible ballet dancer?) asked me out to her family butcher shop, Maurer & Miller Meats (also commonly referred to as M & M Meats) in Hampstead, Maryland. It is time for these fine three men to retire and relax, and she wanted to preserve her father's legacy. Amber's cousins decided to join in the retir...
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Party For A Cure - Meet Hannah Fallon

June 15, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
I had the great pleasure of meeting a girl making big impacts - Hannah Fallon. I've worked with Karen Barbour of The Barbour Group for several years, and she leads a non-profit called Party For A Cure (often referred to as PFAC), which benefits individuals with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life threatening diseases that limit strength and mo...
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Annual Team Portraits at Velnoskey Wealth Management

May 26, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
The Velnoskey Wealth Management team is one of my most favorite group of people. Professional, fun, and friendly! We started at their office to tie in their beautiful space, and then we headed out to another local venue that offered many intriguing settings. Look out for one of their new team photos in their print ads and maybe a future holiday car...
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Kevin's New Portraits for New Adventures

May 09, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Kevin reached out to me via a friend's referral. Kevin was due for some new portraits to represent a new adventure in his life. He chose the setting - the trails in and around the Hashawha Environmental Center and Bear Branch Nature Center. It was a beautiful evening - we couldn't have picked a better day with more beautiful weather.
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Springdale Preparatory School Gala

May 07, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Great fun was had at the Springdale Preparatory School gala & fundraiser held at a private property near their school grounds in New Windsor, Maryland. View some of the fun below:
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Local Homestead Products OPENS New Greenhouse

May 05, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
I love the owners over at Local Homestead Products (LHP) in New Windsor, Maryland. Victoria & Trevor are the definition of friendly neighbors... they have a top notch business offering beautiful and delicious (locally grown and responsibly raised) products and they often give back to the community. They always welcome guests with a smile and a warm...
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Colossal Crab Recipes in TASTE with Carroll Magazine

May 04, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
It's time for another TASTE feature in Carroll Magazine. I joined Mike to captured photos of his delicious and classic crab recipes. Get the scoop at
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10 Tips to Looking Your Best Series: #9 - Communicate Your Goals

May 01, 2018  •  1 Comment
Let's have a typical "new client lead" conversation... Potential Client: *ring* *ring* Kelly: "Hi, Kelly speaking..." Potential Client: "Hi, I need a photographer!" Kelly: "I'm your girl! I'd love to help. What kind of photography do you need?" Potential Client: "A portrait." Now is the time where I get all excited and start asking questions...
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