Destress the Holidays

Destress the Holidays

As pleasant and full of joy as the holidays can be, they can also be extremely stressful. There’s a hundred things on the to-do list at any given moment, plus the added pressure of seeing family you don’t get to see very often. If you’re not careful, the stress can outweigh the good stuff, so how do you keep the scales from tipping toward the... Read More

Why Holidays are Perfect for Family Sessions

holiday family photos

Holiday Family Photos With the holiday season creeping up, many are planning for their annual family photography sessions. Others may be scratching their heads wondering what might make a good gift for the mom/grandma/aunt/uncle/papa who just seems to have it all. Some may be wondering what all the fuss is with holiday family photos this time of year anyway. If you fall in the second... Read More

Throwing the Best Halloween Party Ever

Halloween Party Tips

Halloween Party Tips Halloween, like family photography season, is coming up fast (is it wrong to start celebrating as soon as the calendar turns over to October? If it is, we’re not sure we want to be right), and we are already getting ready to throw the best Halloween bashes. If you, like us, are counting down the days until it’s entirely appropriate to share... Read More

Family Photos What To Wear

family photos what to wear

With school getting back into swing and fall colors taking over the landscape here in Colorado, family photography season is coming back around, and we couldn’t be more excited. We love having the opportunity to capture you and your family as they are right now, and give you lasting memories with the portraits we take. As can be expected, we often get a lot of... Read More

How to Avoid Social Media Regret

social media regret

In case you haven’t noticed (we’re sure you have), social media isn’t going anywhere any time soon. It’s a daily part of most people’s lives these days, and that’s even truer in high school. Between Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and a hundred other apps, there’s a lot to keep up with, a lot to pay attention to, and a lot of interaction going on with every... Read More

Class of 2019 Set Yourself Up for Success

senior year tips

Senior Year Tips It’s time to get back into the classroom and get to learning again! For incoming seniors, this is a big year. It can be easy to get distracted by the light at the end of that high school tunnel, but that doesn’t mean you should stop caring now and coast through graduation. You’ve worked hard to get to where you are, and... Read More

Monty Nuss Reaching for the Stars

On Thursday, June 14th, we had the pleasure of attending The Foundation for Douglas County School’s Reach for the Stars event at Cherokee Ranch and Castle. It was an “out of this world” experience as we made a contribution to a Digital StarLab, a state-of-the-art immersive planetarium. The planetarium will travel from school to school, impacting thousands of curious minds across the district each year.... Read More

Planning College Tours

planning college tours

With school right around the corner again, for many incoming juniors and seniors, thoughts of college loom on the horizon. And, if you are senior, we also know you are planning your senior pictures (remember some yearbook deadlines are as early as late August or September). Whether it’s your first or your seventh, you’re probably planning those college tours now more than ever. If you... Read More

How Senior Pictures Have Changed

Since the beginning of the senior pictures phenomenon, a lot has changed. If you were ever curious how we got to the stylish, personality-filled shots that grace yearbooks nowadays, we thought we’d take a trip waaaay back down memory lane and look at all the ways in which this particular subset of photography has shifted over the decades. From Head and Shoulders When senior photos... Read More

Quick Summer Money Tips to Make it Rain

summer money tips

School’s out, and that means free time and adventures to be had (and senior pictures to be taken!). But it also means a sudden need for some cash that you didn’t have during the school year. Maybe you’ve got your summer job life on lockdown, but if you don’t, here are a few summer money tips to make some quick cash so you can finally... Read More