The Goddess Project

In the flurry of New Year’s resolutions, photographers and artists of all stripes are set to question if they will do a 365 project of some sort. When I was faced with this question last year, an unfounded wave of optimism swept over me and I decided that yes, I...

Kitten crown

While I had these kittens in my care, I made them several crowns. They’re so fun to make! Most of them were made with lace, or trim, or ribbon. Or whatever shiny/cute thing that seemed like fun. This one is a combination of lace, ribbon, and twine. A little eye...

Photographic Creativity

I’m going to confess something here: I did not set out to be a photographer. I studied painting for years and years. I dabbled in sculpture, pottery, illustration, and all the usual suspects. But never a photography class. I know, it’s strange. The thing...

Changes for 2020

I’m thrilled to announce some of the changes coming for Umbrella Studios here in the new year! I will be drastically reducing the number of wedding clients I take on per year. Trust me, this is a good thing! Instead of trying to manage 40 weddings in a year, I...

Win a free photo shoot!

Did you hear? We’re running a contest! You can win a free artistic photo shoot. Get your creative juices flowing and let us know how we can make your dreams a reality! And now the fine print: Who are we to judge your artistic vision? We’re nobody, that’s who....