Category Archives: lifestyle

How lucky are we?? Hartwood Acres is pretty much THE hottest place to family portraits in all of Pittsburgh. On any given summer or fall evening you will find roughly 20 photographers wandering the grounds. But in the morning? Well that’s a different story. It was just me and this wonderful family here. And we…

This family is my best customer. No doubt. No question. I don’t even have to count (although I should because I’m curious). They’re not my longest running customer … but they made up for it in quantity in a short period of time. I’ve been photographing them for 3 years now. I still remember their…

Look at this little guy. He was so ridiculously sweet. Though I do believe the first half of the photo shoot all of my photos are of the back of him as he walked away from me as fast as he possibly could. Eventually he warmed up (they always do!) and let me capture his…

You know why I love this family? Because they’re actors. Okay maybe that’s not really why I love them but it’s why I love photographing them! They’re used to the stage. They’re used to performing! And where most adults (and many children) get really shy when a camera comes out (me included) … these guys…

This wasn’t just any old newborn photo shoot. I’ve been photographing these guys for years! The first time was when the newly minted middle-child was just a few months shy of 2 years old. And now she’s a reading first grader! They’ve always been a favorite family of mine. In fact, after this photo shoot…