Manic Mother

because when you stop to look around, this life is pretty amazing...

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Photography Course

I am giving away a seat to my class for Clickin Moms, I will teach you how to have a stress free photo shoot with the wildest of children! Enter on Facebook.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

2012 | A Boy and His Cats

For so long I couldn't figure out what I wanted to do with this little space of mine. I even disabled it for awhile. Ultimately I have found myself missing posting pictures of my family. I still post them online on Facebook, but it's not the same as having them all in one spot for them to someday look back on.

I have been doing some house cleaning on the blog, I gave it a new clean look that I am excited about! My hope is to do some posting from the past. In 2012 we got our first family pet, her name is Lucy and she is a Ragdoll kitty.


Thursday, February 16, 2012

Online Photoshop Class

Thought I would share this over here too. Many of you have expressed and interest in taking an online Photoshop class from me, well I am excited to announce that I am now offering online Photoshop classes! Smile

I remember when I first started out on my photography journey, I had no clue what I was doing in Photoshop. I thought if I bought a lot of Photoshop actions all my problems would be solved. Not so much. Don’t get me wrong I still use some actions, but today the majority of my editing is done with steps I have learned through trial and error. You don’t need actions to have great edited images.

My class is a one on one class, we will even edit some of your images together.

Here is a little of what you can expect to learn:

- skin smoothing and tucking, teeth whitening, bringing out the eyes

- how to do a black and white

- head swaps

- how to apply a texture to a photo

- how to change colors

- how to pop colors

- how to sharpen for web and for print

- how to remove distractions from your images

- and so much more!

Cost: $200 

I am offering $25 off for the first 5 people that sign up.

The class is open to anyone!

If your interested or have any questions please email me at: manicmotherphotography@gmail.com

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Sunday, February 12, 2012

I am still here.

Gosh please excuse the cobwebs around here, I swear I didn’t forget about this blog. Between running my business and having three kids, I am a lot more busy than I had ever anticipated. How is everyone out there? What’s new in your world?

I will just update you with pictures..since that is what I do best. Smile Highlights have been, Judah turning one, Ro turning seven, Ezra’s Make-A-Wish trip, Ro losing his first teeth, and a trip to Lego Land.

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Friday, September 2, 2011

Cancer Sucks. Please Read This

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Yesterday kicked of September, which is also National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. I wrote a post on my other blog, that is near and dear to my heart. Please take a moment to read it, and please share. It would mean the world to me.