Lesson learned.

Loved this session. It was quite entertaining…..I ALWAYS ask for permission to shoot on locations of private property. Just so happens that at this beautiful place, the people who owned it where not home. I am a rule follower as long as it doesn’t have pretty fuzzy flowers and an awesome old…

Learning f stops.

This is one of the most important elements in my opinion, that you can learn about your camera and lens! Your f/stop is what gives your photo character and the mood you want for your photo! I personally shoot with a Low f-stop most of the time. When you have a 50 1.2L, you just […]

french toast.

Today I woke up with the sunshine peeking through my blinds as my alarm screeches at me to wake up. I stretch my toes and my arms in my blankets before I slide out of my nice warm bed. I realize my body is feeling normal today, back to my self. I have had really […]


Hello fellow readers. I am featuring some beautiful canvas prints from Haylie Lyn Photography. Here are all the details and a peek at one of the many prints you can buy from her! These would make perfect gifts for Christmas! Hope you all have a Happy Thanksgiving! I know I am going to put on […]

Food Substitutions

Well everyone, I have decided I need to get in shape for summer! I posted this on my personal Facebook page and had good feed back. So I am going to lay it all out there what I am going to be doing and what I already am doing, and hopefully I can help some […]

Fall sessions

Hello! It’s that time again! Fall family pictures are in the air! I have been getting text, emails, and fb messages with questions on them, so here you go: I will only book a VERY limited amount of sessions this year. When they are gone, they are gone. Like literally GONE. I don’t want to […]

Christmas Decor

Well I caved and Put up the Christmas Decor! I just love the spirit it brings into your home when it is up! Totally scored at Target $1 section and the DOLLAR STORE! The crates are from an old orchard, $5 per crate. I found some AWESOME gold glitter wrapping paper at Michael’s and re […]

Bliss FREE Dear Emmie Action!

YUP! You heard me right!!! I am giving away a new free b!!! My Bliss Color Popping action. Here is what I did to this picture: I played the Bliss Action. Adjusted the Contrast to 68% and Light to 35%. Played the detail pop. {Don’t worry, it makes the skin look nasty. We fix that […]


Have you met my dog Bella yet? She LOVES to sun bathe and I can get the happiest smiles out of her when she is. I recently have been shooting in Black and White RAW using the Monochrome setting , on my Canon 5D mkiii It has taught me so much with highlights and shadows! […]

Back in Business

It’s official!!!!!! Dear Emmie is now in Business for photography!!!!! I will be doing STUDIO SESSIONS, CHILDREN and NEWBORNS ONLY. I am offering a $50 discount for the first 10 people to book with me!!!! Offer must be used by December 31st, 2014 Book now and get $50 off Email Me (Mindy) dearemmie@hotmail.com Session Prices […]