Why You Should Stop Using Stock Photos on Your Website

Are you still using stock photos on your website?  I get it. Stock photos are an easy and generally inexpensive way to add visual interest to your website. But one thing they lack is PERSONALITY. Let’s face it, stock photos are boring and do nothing to give your...
TO THE CLASS OF 2021

TO THE CLASS OF 2021

Ladies and Gentleman of the Class of 2021… WEAR SUNSCREEN  Did I just date myself there? That is the opening line of the Baz Luhrman hit song in 1999, affectionately known as “Wear Sunscreen” that held advice for graduates about how to be happy and...
Finding My Way After Quarantine

Finding My Way After Quarantine

The world shut down, so I did too. When the world shut down in mid-March due to coronavirus, we had no idea what was coming, how long it would last or how we would personally respond to this pandemic. I’m sure I’m not alone in feeling scared, uncertain and...
Starting Now

Starting Now

It’s been a month since I had the incredible opportunity to attend the Portrait Masters Conference in Phoenix, Arizona and since then my brain has had a hard time turning off. At the closing keynote, my mentor Sue Bryce said “You know what you need to...