Wear It Wednesday | Coordinating Outfits for Photo Sessions

I find coordinating outfits for photo sessions to be fairly easy actually. It can seem daunting what if their shade of green isn't the same as the green in my my husband's plaid shirt? Honestly, probably no one will notice, in general a little effort makes it easy for everyone to look like they belong [...]

How to Create Fabulous Flat Instagram Photos

Instagram is my jam, if I could only have one social media account, including blogging, I'd probably choose Instagram. Photography is practically second nature for me, I started in photography my sophomore year of high school and have been behind a camera ever since. Whether it's my big DSLR or my iPhone, the best camera [...]

Shade + Huey, our little fluffy monsters

I refer to my cats as monsters, not because I am mean or dislike them but they can be good little monsters or bad little monsters. I also truly believe that domestic cats are barely domestic, they clearly are more wild than my entirely dependent dog. Our little monsters came to us in 2011, Asher [...]

pet photography and it’s importance

Last night, I got the phone call I knew would come. She was getting old, forgetting things and couldn't seem to settle down. She was our 10 year old Lab. She was a sister to me and Haley. She used to go to the FFA barn with me when she was a baby and she [...]

Sandra and Olga the Sharpei {Montrose, Colorado Pet Photography}

Meet Sandra and her dog, Olga. A 6 year old Sharpei, who is the most awesome, wrinkly-est, and snorty-est Sharpei I have ever met. She is in fact the only Sharpei I have met. Sandra, is our local Dog Trainer here in Montrose, Colorado. Teaching classes at Chow Down Pet Supplies on Main Street. Olga [...]

2013 Photo Sessions {Montrose, Colorado}

This year I worked very hard on my business, while at the same time trying to make new friends and have fun...here are the best photos from my sessions this year! DreamPower Animal Rescue Flawed Perfection Jewelry, Spring/Summer Line Troy and Mannie, from Republic of Paws The West Family from Abilene, Texas Flawed Perfection Jewelry, [...]

Hiking the Crags

My life is in a state of completely unknown. Hubby is actively seeking a job, our 2 PT jobs won't pay rent for another month and we are now without healthcare. {PS hey congress go back to work please} The only things keeping me sane are my library books {Homeward Bound by Emily Matcher and [...]

2013 Colorado Springs Balloon Classic {clarkestudio photography- colorado springs photographer}

To celebrate us being in Colorado Springs for more than a year, I decided to share some of my favorite images I took at this year's Balloon Classic. Sadly the weather was not very agreeable for flying on Sunday, but Monday gave us beautiful clear skies and wonderful flying [and photographing] weather! Enjoy! After we [...]