Monday, January 30, 2012

{Mini Sessions} Utah Portrait Photographer

Shoot me an email if you are interested!  Most will take place in Utah County, and some in St. George (end of February).

Great for couples, families, kids, babies or just you!

Monday, January 16, 2012

they think they're so tough

Boys may sometimes be stronger, but girls are always tougher.


Saturday, January 14, 2012

update: marriage advice from an eighth grade graduate.

Warning: In order for this to make sense and more enjoyable, read this.

Also, this happened quite a while ago - I just never posted the update to the story. No, I'm not engaged. Really? Come on. If that's what were here hoping to read, you can stop reading now.

A few months after Devin's dating advice came about, he soon realized that July 30th was a little bit of a stretch for me. My marriage assignment deadline was then extended to November 13th. Early November, I went to Devin's to hang out while his mom took a day to get things done. The first thing he asked me when I walked in his room was "Hey, Pink. How's that marriage assignment coming along?"

Really? I can't even get a hello?

I updated him on the dating situation in my life. I don't think he quite understood why I hadn't asked the next worthy available guy if he was interested in marriage. He was so confident it would get me married.

I could tell that Dev was a little disappointed in me when he said, "well, I guess I will start including you in my prayers." really? I worry them all that much...

He then reviewed with me the advice he had given me earlier that summer, prayed for me and extended my deadline.

Adorable proof, right here:

Dang, I miss him.

Sunday, January 8, 2012

I'm in love I'm in love and I don't care who knows it!

I think I may have fallin in love.

With Chuck Bass.

Oh, he's a fictional character?
I got so caught up in it that I didn't realize...


Oh well... at least I'm learning how to love, right?

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Treat everything like the world series

It's that time of year again where we're all working on our New Year's Resolutions. Hopefully since it's still week one we're doing okay. But if you are anything like me, that okay soon dwindles down to not okay, and the New Years Resolution is forgotten and excuses of a life full of busyness sets in.

This year, I didn't really set any New Years Resolutions. Instead, I'm living this new year with a new perspective.

About a year or two ago, I heard a story that has stuck with me. It was one of those stories that impacted me big time. That story is what I am basing my new years new perspective on.

Paraphrasing from Jasmine Star's Wedding Photography workshop @ CreativeLive.

Jasmine Star, rockin wedding photographer, told a story of a photographer who really wanted to shoot the World Series. This photographer was really good, he believed in his ability to shoot the world series, but no one would hire him for larger gigs. He finally landed a gig in Podunk USA, shooting t-ball games. He was so frustrated because he knew of his abilities to succeed, but he was shooting t-ball games. He was shooting the t-ball game like it was a t-Ball game. It didn't hit him until one day he realized "If I shoot this t-ball game like I'm shooting the world series, I will one day shoot the world series."A few years later, he shot the world series and received several awards for his work. 

This new year, I want to try and do everything I do as if it were the 'world series'. Not just in photography stuff, but in everything. I will run like I am running a marathon (okay, maybe 5k), treat relationships like it's my relationship with the most important person in my world, cook like I'm cooking for Prince William Harry,drive like I'm the star of Fast Five, and shoot like I'm Jasmine Star.

Okay, some of my examples aren't real, but you know what I mean. Live and do everything to it's fullest. That way, all those new years resolutions that I would've made are taken care of my just one resolution; my new perspective.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

I've Always Had a Little Thing for the Bald Ones

Excuse me...

I love PITBULL. I don't know why. Maybe because he's bald. I don't know. And I love that sideways thing he does with his lips. He's just so... cool.

Currently obsessed with this song also my New Years gift to you:

{Snow Canyon State Park} Southern Utah Photographer

Have I ever mentioned how I am from one of the most beautiful places on earth?

Well, in case I haven't mentioned that before, I am.

Southern Utah rocks my socks off.

Here's why:



Note the biker above: wearing regular biking clothes. Not winterized biking clothes. WARM!




Consider my socks rocked. Because I love the red rock.
I'm rapping right now. If you couldn't tell.

Currently it is 61ยบ and it's January 3. I may just go lay out by a pool.

Another cool thing about Southern Utah? No jacket was needed in January to shoot these. It's that awesome here!