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Hi there! Welcome to the PMP blog, a journal about my work, life, travels, fashion, and the occasional dessert. Stay a while and say hello!

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I’ve mentioned a few times that my favorite images are usually the ones that just happen, the ones I wasn’t waiting for, but my happy trigger caught. Although I do get photos with everybody looking at the camera, I love the ones that are more natural, and sometimes, that means something like the photo above, […]

Just breathe

Mar 25, 2020

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I was trying to think of careers where people work for free and not many came to mind. I know models who will work for trade, but can’t quite think of many others where it’s equally beneficial to spend your time and resources and not get paid for it. Experience is a beautiful thing, yes, […]

Should I work for free to build a portfolio?

Mar 6, 2020

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Engagement sessions are a lot of fun, but getting there can be stressful. What to wear can be tricky, and you might have a few too many people trying to tell you what to do, what to stay away from, what colors work well, and to be honest, sometimes that’s where a lot of the […]

Engagement Photo Session Tips

Mar 4, 2020

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So I did a thing. I created a whole new blog with all my travel and lifestyle tips! Head on over to Sweet Miss Poly

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Engagement sessions are a lot of fun, but getting there can be stressful. What to wear can be tricky, and you might have a few too many...

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Read about my transition from corporate world to being my own boss and becoming a full time photographer!

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