Black Friday: $50 head shots, discounts on prints, and an amazing photo all inclusive photo package!

Holy Moly Black Friday! I’m having one of those Black Friday sales that has something for everyone. These prices are good for any booking from November 24th at 12:00 a.m.  to the 27th at 11:59 p.m. I’m doing it for the whole weekend! Not only do you get amazing deals, but with any purchase that is made between those two dates, you will receive 12 high quality images with inspirational…

What is in my photo shoot bag?

I love seeing what other photographers bring to their shoots. I typically try and keep it as light as possible, but there are just some things that I always bring to be prepared for any type of shoot. I carry two bags, my camera bag and another for fashion shoots and portrait sessions. In my camera bag: Camera body and 24-105mm L Canon lens 50 mm f1.4 Canon lens Two…

Love Baked Goods? Take A Look At All This Mixy Goodness.

Meet Leigh. Leigh is the head of Mixy-Goodness, a one lady operation that pumps out the most delicious cupcakes I’ve ever had. Oh and cookies, cookies too. I have always been impressed with her range with flavors, from being able to make amazing combinations of flavors I would not think about to making like whiskey and cayenne, to a bomb traditional vanilla cupcake. Leigh offered to make me cupcakes for…

Witchy Autumn Series – Oct 23rd – Dec 9th.

Are you interested in gemstones, spells, and the various ways metaphysics affects you and the world around you? Or do you just like the witchy look and want to be surrounded by ethereal smoke draped in fabric? With the changing leaves, fall creates a colorful backdrop to this photo set. In celebration, you can have your photo taken by me, various gemstones and witchy objects, and colorful smoke with the…

A Simple Way To Make Your Images Look Better

Look into the light! No, really. While I am not going to recommend you stare at the sun for long time, the simple act of moving your subject’s face towards your light source will bring the light to your or your subject’s face. Your light source can be your fancy photography lights, your desk lamp, or the flaming ball of fire in the sky. The shadows on your face will…

50 Random Things About Me

Hello! I’m Maura. Let’s get to know each other a bit more… I have a cat name Odin and he rules over my apartment. I used to work on local horror films as part of the lighting crew. Met a lot of awesome people, and even acted (kinda terribly) a few times. I have modeled before and find that it helps with my understanding of photography and communicating with models.…

31 Goth Ways To Celebrate Halloween

Disclaimer: This is all in fun. I do consider myself to be goth, but not everything is exclusive to being goth or may be more witchy. Some goths don’t like horror movies and some goths like different types of music as well. Have fun and I am wanting to hear any ideas you think I may have missed! 1) Visit a graveyard. If you are in Baltimore, check out this…