Foul Weather + Rescheduling Sessions

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With all the foul weather and thundersnow we’ve had lately, I figured a blog post with some foul weather photography tips was in order.  A bit later on in this post, I’ll also cover some situations for which we usually … Read More

Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Portrait Photographer

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You may be wondering, “how do I hire a portrait photographer?” Or maybe, more specifically, “what should I look for when choosing a photographer?” While there are many different answers to these questions, the important thing is to give questions … Read More

50th Anniversary

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Happy 50th anniversary to my wonderful in-laws! We will be helping them celebrate this weekend.

Simple Portraits are Best

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From time to time I create so-called “simple” portraits, like this one below.  Usually they are for clients in need of a new professional headshot portrait — either for their website, business card, or even a networking site.  Sessions like … Read More

Maternity Portrait

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As promised, here is one of the maternity portraits that my little assistant helped me create in the studio.  I’ve not been one to keep track of which week or trimester I’m in this time around; that must be due … Read More

Toby {2014}

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I’m thinking it’s time for a haircut day over here at the Finn household. Long locks aside, I think this first set of portraits from 2014 is just adorable.

Sports Car Senior Pictures

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It’s hard to believe Paul is finally a senior… maybe that’s why I’ve put off posting his portraits? At any rate, I’ve had the privilege to do senior pictures for his older siblings, and the neat thing about all three … Read More

Senior Portraits at Pioneer (and UM) Stadium

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Brad is a senior at Pioneer High School, and since he plays football, we made certain to incorporate that into his senior portraits. So, off we went to Pioneer High School’s football stadium for the outdoors portion of Brad’s session. … Read More

Newborn Portraits :: Ridge

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Baby Ridge has already grown so much since his newborn session in the studio… it’s amazing how quickly these little adorable babies change! I love helping to document these first weeks of life, especially since babies leave the newborn stage … Read More

A Poem and a Picture…

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Blessed not just once, but now twice! A bundle of joy on the way, less than 9 months thrice. Big brother is beaming, and parents are proud; The cats might have known first, but alas they’ve no words.

Tommy’s Senior Portraits (Dexter HS)

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We did Tommy’s senior pictures at the start of school (can’t believe time flies so quickly! Even though it was fall, the leaves hadn’t started to turn yet, so Tommy’s portraits have lovely vivid greens for the outdoors portion of his … Read More

Photographer in Training…

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Here are a few outtakes from a recent session. By outtakes, I mean impromptu snapshots of my littlest assistant…plus a portrait that he took of me to help test my lighting setup. 😉 Here’s the portrait he took of me:

Finn’s Insurance Executive Portrait

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I recently was able to create a combination family and executive business portrait for Finn’s Insurance. We created a business portrait with four of the five Finn brothers and their father, and then by adding in the fifth brother we … Read More

Family Portrait Album

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Now that the design is finished, I wanted to share this family portrait album with you! Typically I will also design a full color cover for portrait albums, which looks really gorgeous on display. This slideshow only highlights the album … Read More

Welcoming a New Baby

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It is always wonderful when I can be a part of welcoming a new family member. Sometimes my clients bring in tiny newborns, and sometimes life is so crazy that I get to meet the babies when they are a … Read More

Getting Bigger!

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While we have been keeping up to date with my own toddler’s portraits, I haven’t had time to share them with you before now. So, here we are — this series was from a few weeks ago; it’s interesting to … Read More

Our Fall Family Portraits

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Well, I am sad to say these images were caught in the blog-void since this past fall.  Fortunately, the images were of my own family, so I don’t feel as bad.  This way, though, I can wish you a happy … Read More

Family Portrait

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Ian, Kate, and Greta came to the studio to do some simple and sweet family portraits. Here are a few of the favorites from the session, plus an outtake that I couldn’t resist including. Greta was a blast in the … Read More

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