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....

Beetlejuice cosplay

Absolutely thrilled with this year’s annual Halloween costume session! This gender bent Beetlejuice cosplay is simply stunning. I look forward to this every year and every year it gets just better and better! Please enjoy my collaboration with the genius of...