BIG ANNOUNCEMENT…

        BIG NEWS!! YOU GUYS!! I have the biggest most amazingest announcement ever. I know many of you have been sad because I decided to back off of shooting stock, but the reality is that I’m an author and I really need time to write, shooting stock isn’t conducive to that because … Continue reading

HAPPY BIRTHDAY KATIPANTS!!

So…a little something for your desktop, or iPad. Best of all, you can share with your friends. *smooches*

#TRATR Book Trailer

I can’t believe I didn’t include this on my blog. It is the most amazing thing and I am head over heels in love with it. One of my twitter be sties and my RomCon buddy Rita made it for me because she is just that damned crafty and fabulous. So without further ado:

Please release me…set me free…

It’s release week again, YAY! Let me explain, the digital release was February 10, and the release next week is for the print book, which was never going to be a possibility. However, due to popular demand, there is now a trade paperback. The cost of printing an illustrated trade novel is a bit more … Continue reading

Future consideration

I was in the studio yesterday for a wreck the dress shoot. For those who don’t know, it is a popular after wedding shoot in which we do exactly what we say. We wreck that darn expensive heirloom you purchased to wear once. (dresses wrecked are done so with permission of the bride of course) … Continue reading

Many images to edit before I’m done

A step-by-step introduction to compositing images from studio work.

Locks, shocks and smoking barrels…

The first studio shoot for my novel was easy. (I’m already laughing at  that…but oh well). The second was just plain fun. The third was a fiasco of epic proportions and the fourth was fan-freaking-tastic. One of the the things about models and studio, no, scratch that. One of the things about female models and … Continue reading

And the beat goes on…

One of the most important factors of shooting as a photojournalist is obtaining caption info. NAMES NAMES NAMES! So important and new journalists often have a difficult time with that, either taking the time to obtain them, or being forward enough to introduce themselves and ask. It can be awkward at first, but ultimately is … Continue reading

Kismet

All the chaos surrounding these last studio shoots has been exciting and laughable. I enjoy chaos to a certain point, and as a journalist have learned to thrive in it. At times I work better under pressure  than when I have all the time in the world. I have enjoyed this project immensely, and it all … Continue reading

My bloody Victorian

The photo shoot went off without a hitch, everything was perfect, the images are great! It’s all shiny! BAHAHAHAHA! First off, things happen and you really need to hold your head and have a sense of humor or you’ll lose it and that isn’t a pretty thing, humans are born with heads and without them … Continue reading