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The wedding that didn't book

The Wedding that Didn’t Book So why would a wedding photographer write about the wedding that didn’t book?  That probably seems counter productive, right?  EVERY wedding photographer, from the just beginning, to the well seasoned pro who  charges $10,000 per wedding and teaches other photographers across the globe, all have wedding inquiries that don’t book.  […]

Apr 3, 2020


Cup with Bible verse

Contentment Challenge:  The beginning This morning I received an encouraging, congratulations email from Nancy Ray declaring I’d made it!  I completed the contentment challenge!  As we wrapped up the contentment challenge I wanted to go back to the beginning.  Then I realized maybe what I’ve thought of as the beginning, is really the ultimate destination….  […]

Mar 30, 2020


contentment challenge- donation box

Contentment Challenge–That didn’t last long! So what exactly is  the contentment challenge?  The Contentment Challenge  “I will give up shopping for clothes, accessories, household decor, and ‘stuff’ for three months, to focus my heart and mind on the root of true contentment. I will actively pursue fulfilling activities that will replace my addiction to material […]

Jan 16, 2020


Contentment Challenge: Week 1

Contentment Challenge: Week 1 Scrolling Instagram over Christmas break I stumbled across Nancy Ray’s page.  I was immediately intrigued by her book club and the contentment challenge she was about to begin.  In her prep guide for the contentment challenge Nancy suggests taking a couple weeks to prepare your heart, home and wardrobe for the […]

Jan 7, 2020


Christmas Mini Session at Stauffer Farms photo by Simply Seeking Photography

Christmas Mini Session at Stauffer Farms There is so much I’m thankful for today, Christmas Mini Session at Stauffer Farms are just one of them!  As I headed out to the Y this morning, I heard the radio announcer giving details about a 4-car accident on my husbands route to work.  Praying he was safe, […]

Nov 14, 2019



Thankfulness I’ve been wanting to start a Thankful Thursday blog post series.  As I drove home from shooting some preschool pictures and errands my heart was full of thankfulness.  So I wrote down my Tuesday morning thoughts to share with you on Thursday. 🙂    There are so many big things in life I’m thankful […]

Sep 26, 2019


Eagle Lake | Acadia National Park, Maine

Stepping out of Your Comfort Zone Hi everyone!  It’s been a long time since I’ve blogged on a regular basis, or at all!  This fall I met myself coming and going!  I took on too much and my husband was working long hours to wrap up a huge 2 year project, so life in our […]

Jan 24, 2019


The Story Behind Simply Seeking Photography I’m  so excited to celebrate the launch of my brand new website!  I thought this would the perfect time to share the story behind the business– Simply Seeking Photography.   I’ve always loved taking pictures.  My grandma gave me my very first camera of my own, when I graduated from […]

May 9, 2018


Bride and groom|Laurel Hall Wedding Styled shoot

A Styled Shoot 101 I want to share with you what I learned from a styled shoot I had the opportunity to attend last fall. What is a styled shoot, you ask?  I didn’t really know either until about year ago.  A styled shoot is an opportunity for photographers to attend a coordinated shoot for […]

Mar 28, 2018