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Valentine’s Day Senior Shoot

Feb 19, 2024

This is going to sound extra cheesy (once you see the theme you’ll understand why), but I seriously have the sweetest girls on the HMP senior spokesmodel team this year! They put up with my crazy ideas and are willing to help with set up and clean up when we are running a little behind! […]

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engaged couple holding hands and walking towards camera at sunset at the white cliffs of conoy

White Cliffs of Conoy Winter Engagement

Jan 15, 2024

“Oh, the places you will go!” For me, it’s “Oh, the people you will meet!” Since starting my business six years ago, I couldn’t even tell you how many people I have met. Couples, seniors, families, bridal parties. The list goes on and on. There is one thing that is my favorite when meeting someone. […]

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Income Percentage for Taxes

Dec 19, 2023

Today, I’m sharing my process on setting money aside throughout the year for taxes. Tax season can be stressful if you are not prepared for it. Using the system that I break down on income percentage for taxes in this week’s YouTube video will set you up for a less stressful tax season and potentially […]

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engaged couple holding hands and walking down ramp by silo library at manheim township park

Winter Overlook Park Engagement Session

Dec 13, 2023

When I got home I checked my phone and saw a message from one of my brides. I had just gotten home from one of the coldest engagement sessions I have done in my career. The couple absolutely crushed it and didn’t let the cold affect them one bit. Even though inside I am sure […]

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Outdoor Brewery Engagement Session

Nov 22, 2023

Engagement sessions are the best, in my opinion, when they highlight a couple’s relationship. To the point that if you removed the couple, you could still guess the session was for them. Kristin and Colin’s outdoor brewery engagement session did just that. When she reached out asking if a brewery was a good idea for […]

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senior girls in tie dye shirts and jeans throwing colored powder towards camera at middle creek

Senior Spokesmodel Team Color Shoot

Nov 20, 2023

The leaves may be falling off the trees, but the HMP Senior Spokesmodel Team snuck in one more colorful session before winter set in. Check out the senior spokesmodel team color shoot. Each year at our meet and greet event that kicks off our time together, I plan an activity for us to do. For […]

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engaged couple holding hands and looking at each other by fall tree with yellow leaves and wild grasses at overlook park

Fall Foliage Engagement Session

Nov 15, 2023

“I’m hesitant.” This is not a normal text I send out, but for Courtney and Trevor’s fall foliage engagement session, it is one that I did. As we were past noon on their session date, the skies slowly turned to dark. It seemed as though a rainy afternoon was rolling in. The skies showed it. […]

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LLC vs Sole proprietorship breakdown

LLC vs Sole Proprietorship

Oct 25, 2023

Did you start offering to take photos of friends and family for free because you just enjoyed doing it? Maybe it has even taken off a bit, and people are reaching out to book a session. It may be time for you to officially start a business. Technically, as soon as you make over $400 […]

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Top 6 Programs I Use in My Business

Oct 12, 2023

As a small business owner, we wear A LOT of hats on our sleeves! With that comes the necessity to then learn a lot of different programs to make everything we want to do streamlined and effective. We truly are a jack-of-all-trades. So today, I wanted to share with you the top six programs I […]

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Hibernia Park Fall Senior Session

Oct 6, 2023

When a senior comes with a vision, you buckle up and get excited! Elliot definitely had a vision for her Hibernia Park fall senior session. The outcome did not disappoint. As soon as I hopped out of the car, and we started chatting, Elliot pulled up her phone with inspiration in hand. Some photographers may […]

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Based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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