Category Archives: My work

What does a Solo Beloved session look like?

After discovering Beloved for couples and families, I was eager to find out if I could use this technic working with just one person in a session.  Part of what makes Beloved so fascinating with couples and families is the ease in which true authentic emotion surfaces because they have someone else (whom they loveContinue Reading

Beloved at High Noon

Technically this shoot wasn’t a Beloved shoot… but it was Thanks goes to my lovely friend Liz and her husband Doug who volunteered to be my models for a “shooting at high noon” shoot I was filming for a super duper way awesome class in the works. We shot all of these at Liz’s childhoodContinue Reading

Inspired by Life: Grocery Store Shoot

This shoot was one on my personal project list this year. Although we shot it in May 2011, I finally finished the behind the scenes video version for my Lifestyle: Telling the Story class. If you’d like to view a teaser of the video, make sure you’re signed up for the Good Stuff list in theContinue Reading

How personal projects can save you from despair

Hindsight is 20/20. This time last year was not a happy one for me. To be totally honest, I had taken on too much work throughout the year and was burned out. I accepted work that was not my style and that I didn’t enjoy–because we needed the money.  Though 2010 had been the mostContinue Reading

Behind the Scenes of Online Classes + a Giveaway!

Online classes can seem like a really vague description of a learning experience. I am totally biased, but I think my online classes are pretty rockin awesome. For those of you who have wondered what they “look” like, and “how they work”, I’ve just created a behind the scenes video to give you a littleContinue Reading

Using Beloved for Families

I’ve been incorporating the Beloved technique now into everything I shoot, regardless of whether it is a “beloved session” for a couple, or whether its working with strangers in a commercial shoot. But only recently did I decided to approach an entire family session with the Beloved concept from start to finish. I’m happy toContinue Reading

The Top Five Tips To Maximize Your Photo Time

Photography can not only be an expensive hobby/profession, it can cost you the precious commodity of time as well. A few years ago, it wasn’t uncommon for me to sacrifice sleep, family time, and spend hours upon hours attached to some type of photography related activity. But “BEHOLD! THIS MUST STOP!” At least, thats whatContinue Reading

Beloved is the “missing piece” in photography

    If you want your images to have more genuine emotion, Beloved is your answer. If you want to never have to worry about being funny and having the perfect joke to get a laughing shot, Beloved is your answer.. If you want to have a way to move quickly through the awkwardness ofContinue Reading

Beloved is the "missing piece" in photography

    If you want your images to have more genuine emotion, Beloved is your answer. If you want to never have to worry about being funny and having the perfect joke to get a laughing shot, Beloved is your answer.. If you want to have a way to move quickly through the awkwardness ofContinue Reading

Jen+Mitch Beloved

  I love things that are real.  Like real butter, real flowers, real piano’s, real conversation… And real people! I met Jen online when she enrolled in my online classes and couldn’t have been more thrilled to meet her in REAL life at the Beloved Collective this past September! I had the humbling honor ofContinue Reading