Category Archives: personal

Dakoda… 14 months

so much curiosity… so much wonder… so much strength in such a small little boy. I admire him. I can’t wait to have a conversation with that fascinating little brain. I love you my little boy… my little man. xo mommy  

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enjoy the sun… happy weekend!

There is a moment, when the sun slips down and kisses the horizon and its warm light dances on the tips of all the wildflowers… and in that moment I pray that I have my camera with me. enjoy the warmth. xoxo

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photo walk los angeles

There can be so much beauty in the simplest things. My whole life i’ve tried to learn to accept the things about myself that I cannot change and work terribly hard to change the things that I can. I wanted to be the best person that I could be with the deck of cards that […]

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How to Make an Album (…and a bunch of other amazing stuff) with Adobe InDesign

  Hello Friends!!! Due to many requests, I’m going to be teaching a new InDesign Class to help you photogs (and any other creative soul) how to conquer the “scary” yet so very easy InDesign. You all have mastered Photoshop (or at least think fondly of it) so no need to fear… those Adobe folks […]

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palos verdes los angeles | beach photos

So I was scouting a location yesterday even though I’ve shot there before but since this would be Dakoda’s first trip to the ocean I thought I would document it. I took a few film images as well but here are the ones I shot on my iPhone with my ShakeItPhoto App. What a crazy […]

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FILM IS NOT DEAD… now at your finger tips

Many of you who know me know how passionate I am about film… it’s my heart; it’s my paintbrush that helps me create my artistic vision. I fell in love with film almost 9 years ago when I started searching for my own wedding photographer. When I started shooting on my own, I started with […]

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whippet love

the whippets give a lot of love around here… sometimes TOO much love. those of you who have stayed the night here and have experienced spooning with a whippet know what i mean.

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happy LOVE day from the romantic brooklyn bridge…

i just wanted to share with you all how much i adore my valentine. i also wanted you to all know it wasn’t always hearts and flowers. we worked hard… VERY hard to get to where we are today. there were many times i wanted to give up… but one person said to me “Shannon, […]

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featured on brides.com

I partnered with Cristina at Brides Magazine to produce this beautiful little shoot on doggie attire for weddings. My pups and I had SO much fun playing dress up with all the beautiful accessories that Cristina and I found from different vendors on Etsy. You can see the feature HERE or you can click on it […]

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life.

I have so many thoughts today… not sure where to start with this one. But I thought I’d put them down, maybe even if it’s just for me to read later to hear where my heart was. There are so many times that I beg God for things… beg… cry… plead… and I feel like […]

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