Learning to Shoot

I got my “fancy” camera (a Canon Rebel t3i) back when I started blogging in 2011. (Side note, how in the world have I been blogging for 8 years?!) I intended to use it to shoot better outfit photos but didn’t have much use for it other than that. For years, I took it out a few times a month, snapped a few shots and back to the closet it went.

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Portfolio: The McHenry Family

When the door opened, a sweet baby with big blue eyes peered at me, wondering who this stranger was. Shannon greeted me with a warm “Hi!” like we were old friends instead of people with a mutual friend in common. I stepped into the beautiful old home with tray ceilings and immediately began to survey where I could put lighting, where we could snag the best shots. Grayson, at 11 months old, was chatty repeating “hi” over and over throughout the shoot. Getting Jon and Shannon to play and cuddle and love on baby Grayson was easy, taking shots that I hoped they would love turned out to be both nerve-wracking and so exciting.

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