Our Life as an Ohio Photographer

Two great myths of photographer’s kids: 1.  You must have tons of professional portraits of your kids. 2.  Your kids must be so easy to photograph. First – have you ever heard the phrase “the cobblers kids have no shoes?”  Yes.  That pretty...

New additions to the Portrait Studio

We want things to be awesome here at Keepsake and part of that is searching for unique things. I personally love funky furniture and forever I have wanted a settee.  We were thrilled on a recent prop shopping trip to pick up this unique piece. It is a hand carved...

Sidney’s Session at Keepsake Portraits

We hope to have more of the behind the scenes videos for you to see what it is like to have a senior session done here at Keepsake.  All the images and scenes that you see here have been done right here on our location. We have been photographing Sidney for many...

Certified and Celebrating 10 Years

Excited to have just gotten my 10-year pin from PPA.  For the last ten years, I have been committed to the largest professional photographers organization.  Why?  Because for me photography is about telling a story with portraits and doing it with excellence. Ten...

Wedding Details – Some Recent Findlay Weddings

It has been a great year for portraits and weddings.  For weddings, so much is about the little details of the wedding.  Anyone who has been responsible for a wedding knows how much these details mean and how much time that they can take to get right. So here are...

The Hancock County Fair

The Fair is one of the highlights for me. It brings back a ton of memories.  I wanted to make this post not just to test the new Facebook embedded posts feature, but to highlight one of the most memorable sessions in the last few years. When you bring together funnel...

A quick trip to Old Man’s Cave in Hocking Hills

What to do at Old Man’s Cave Certainly the goal isn’t to make this a travel blog – the focus here is really great portraits.  I wanted to show some of the photography that we did while hiking about in nature. Our visit to Old Man’s Cave First –...

Valuing Family

What is the value of family? Priceless. Our recent vacation took us to Mt. Pisgah in North Carolina. Yes the camping was great and the food was great. We did a little bit of hiking and little bit of shopping. But we did a WHOLE LOT of family. It was an absolutely...