Tuesday, November 30, 2010

It is what it is…

People often ask how many photos they are going to get from their session and when I tell them the amount they are shocked and then extremely happy. I am one of the few photographers in my area that gives away the copyright to all the pictures they get on a disc. But, I am, I think the only photographer that gives an average of 100 edited pictures… Sounds crazy huh? Well at times I think it is crazy too and I am the crazy person working my butt off to make it happen. There is a reason behind all this craziness. Well, actually there are a couple different reasons. My number one reason for giving so many photos is this: Why am I going to take @300 pictures of YOUR family and then only give you 15-35? I don’t take your pictures to have for myself. I take your pictures for YOU! So I want to give you as many as possible. I feel I have been blessed with this talent, which has gotten me further than I ever imaged. I feel I am supposed to take this gift and give back. Eventually I am going to have to raise my prices again, but I do hope to always stay in a price range that many will be able to afford. When you have two children and a working husband it is nice to contribute. Which leads me into the second reason I give back so much. I have been working since I was 14 years old. I need to work, I know nothing else. As much as I get stressed out and sometimes want to scream, I love being busy. Yes, there are days I would just love to sit on the couch, and I have had those days, but I want to be busy and feel I am helping somewhere. It would kill me if I couldn’t help out my family. This is why I need to keep my prices at a range I can contribute, and also feel that I am getting paid for what I am worth. I hope that this answers some questions that are out there. If you have more, please feel free to ask. I am going to make this blog more personal along with all of my work. I want you to get to know me…. for me, the girl behind the camera.
My ways aren’t for everyone, and that’s fine, but they work for me and that’s all that matters… It is what it is.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Busy and Loving It

I have been so busy this last month and especially this last week, but I am loving it. I am so blessed to be given this opportunity words can not express my gratitude to the man up above!

I will for sure blog about each family and the fun experiences I have been having with all of them but for now I will just post a few of my favorites. I am really trying to make a better effort to blog and for YOU my Fans to get the word out about me and pass this along to your friends.

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend and a fantastic Thanksgiving.

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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

::1st Annual Straight out of Santa’s Sack::


Hey guys, I could really use your help. I have paired up with Paragon Tattoo Studio to help them with their “charity event”.

We are trying to get toys and canned food to give back to the community we both live and work in.  So here are the details:


Paragon Tattoo Studio

12018 La Crosse Ave

Grand Terrace Ca 92313


Saturday December 11, 2010

6pm-12 midnight

1st Annual Straight out of Santa’s Sack

$20.00 for a 2x2 tattoo of your choice (many to choose from)

MUST bring a $5.00 new, unwrapped toy and/or canned food items.

This is a first come, first serve event.

Hannah Sons Photography will also be raffling off ONE free photography session, a $150.00 value.

To enter into photography raffle, must bring 5 canned food items or a $10.00 new, unwrapped toy.

We will be donating all items raised to the local community for people in need this year.

At the end of the day, this isn’t about the tattoo and it’s not about winning a free photography session, this is about giving back. Something we all need to do a little more of.

I hope to see you there and PLEASE spread the word. There will be great artist there and it should be a fun time.


Here is a picture of just some a the artist that will be there…