According to money magazine, 84% of their respondents note that money causes tension in their marriages, and 13% say they fight about money several times a month. Most people hate dealing with money or talking about money, they normally just like spending it! I (Carissa) was the opposite growing up! I had a love (maybe […]

  • jamie delaine - great post, carissa!

  • Sue Dombrowski - Excellent advice, Carissa!

Some days, things just work. The weather is gorgeous. There aren’t a million people around, and you get to meet new people that you feel like you’ve known forever. That’s exactly how it was with David and Danielle’s engagement session in North Van! First of all they’re a knock out couple…secondly they’re hilarious and love […]

This may come as a surprise to you, but I’m a writer for the Photography blog and I’ve enjoyed sharing some helpful tips for photographers and writing articles over the past year and a bit. Here is one of the articles that I wrote on Off-Camera Flash and based on what people are asking […]

  • Michelle Brooks - Great article! I do almost these same things when using OCF. I would have ot say my biggest challenge is not in getting my subjects lit as I want them, but getting the surrounding (backdrop) as I want it. Often it is either too light or too dark.

Every year our family makes a list of all the things we’d like to do that summer, but it usually looks nothing like this!! It is usually a mixing bowl with folded up pieces of paper!!A few of my friends are Pinterest lovers and can actually create the fun things they see!! My friend, Danika […]

This was such a fun idea!! Matt is usually the one that does most of our initial meetings, as well as the engagement session with our couples while I hold down the fort with the kids, SO this SPA DAY was the perfect opportunity for myself to get to know a lot of the brides […]