Favorite Photo Shoots from 2015

Most of you know by now that I work full-time in insurance marketing, and I also run a photography business on the side. I normally like to do one post a year just on the photo shoot aspect of things, and show everyone what I’ve been up to in my other life! You’ll see everything from theater shots to business shots to family shots and more. So, here are a few of my favorites from last year, 2015!



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The Portrayal of Pictures

I’ve received so many nice comments from my readers about the pictures I use here on the blog. Now, let me set the record straight and tell you that SOME of those pics are NOT mine. (However, when I use a picture that belongs to someone else, I always make sure I give them proper credit! I would want the same done for me!)

And the reason why I’m so particular about that is that I run a photography business on the side…or in my free time…errr…what’s free time, again? So this taking pictures for the blog thing is a little bit new to me. I’m kind of surprised that people actually like the pictures I take of my home, and food, and projects and what have you, because it’s a bit out of my element. However, I am ALWAYS a work in progress, that’s for sure!

So today, I just wanted to share a few of the kinds of pictures that I normally take with you all. I hope you enjoy! (And in case you want to check out THAT website, CLICK HERE! The name of my business is Portray Photography & OS.)


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On Storing Your Digital Files

Believe it or not, I store hardly any files on my actual computer.

It’s true! Although I have hundreds (probably thousands, actually) of digital files of all shapes and sizes, they don’t stay on my actual computer.


1. They take up space and make the computer run slower
2. I want to be able to access them at ALL times

I work full time doing marketing for an insurance agency, but sometimes I go in early or stay late, and I always have an hour off for lunch. That comes in handy, since I also run a photography business on the side, no to mention that I’m a consultant for Clever Container…and there’s this little thing called The Road to Domestication, too! I also am very active on the Board of Directors for a local music and arts academy; I’ve got a lot going on! And I never know just where I’ll be when something needs to be taken care of!

So, I use a Seagate Portable Hard Drive. It’s the Free Agent Go Flex model. And a SanDisk Cruzer flash/jump drive, and also a PNY Technologies Attache flash/jump drive.


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