Category Archives: mamarazzi

everyday glimpse: at the table with sweet ellie

As mamarazzi, it’s our job to document.  Document the big events, document the milestones, document the everyday.  We have the opportunity now to capture those chubby baby knuckle dimples, the dirty fingernails, the have-to-wear-it-every-single-day bumble bee costume, the happy faces, the sleepyheads, the messes…all of it…before they’re grown, or even before they’re stinky, hormonal teenagers.  […]

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Here, use my crutch: Aperture Priority mode

I shoot in Av mode a lot.  Av mode (or A mode for Nikon users) is Aperture Priority mode.  In Av mode, you set the camera’s ISO & aperture and the camera picks the shutter speed.  Once you have an understanding of how the exposure triangle works, Av mode starts to make sense & becomes […]

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Best haircut ever: Rocco’s Style Shop

Bradyn has stick-straight hair with a wild whirlwind cowlick at the very top.  He’s had some really horrible haircuts.  There’s the “uneven shag” and the worst and most common, “the lloyd christmas” (see image here).  My husband claims it’s because I don’t word things right when talking to the stylist.  But I gotta tell ya, […]

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Gearing up to capture the first day of school

Bradyn’s first day of school was emotional.  Emotional in that we were all experiencing all kinds of emotions:  anxious, happy, proud, sad, excited.  Mostly excited.  That kid was so ready to go to school; mostly to go to school on that bus.  He didn’t seem to have one second of nervousness.  He was clear that […]

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Hey out there, Michiana Mamarazzi!

Yeah you, I’m talking to you.  The mom snapping endless pictures of your kids.  You. Let’s connect. Let’s talk about photography.  Let’s talk about being moms.  Let’s talk about our kids.  Let’s talk about taking pictures of our kids.  Let’s talk about doing stuff with our kids.  Let’s talk about doing stuff with out kids […]

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