Monthly Archives: July 2008

On the Road…

We left Houston on the tour bus last night and headed to Austin… I always fall asleep in the car so falling asleep last night was cake. We awoke in Austin and our driver parked us near a lake which made for a beautiful locale for my morning quiet time. While everyone was still asleep […]

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Roadie

In the crazy life of Shyla I have held many titles, but over the next 6 weeks I will add another fun experience to my repertoire… Roadie. _____________________ROADIE(n:) The road crew (or roadies) are the assistants who travel with a band photographers on tour, usually in sleeper buses, and handle every part of the concert […]

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Amy + Mel | cohasset, ma

I am a little behind on blogging but I thought I would share a few images from Amy and Mel’s Wedding from a few weeks ago and a BIG special thanks to my “other” photographer… Skerik. (He makes a great ‘Let me test the light’ subject ‘eh?)

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Roots: The Saga of an American Photographer

Where do I even begin? Last week I attended the Roots workshop on beautiful Cape Cod. I have been to my share of workshops in my two years of biz but this was unique in both it’s mission and purpose. While I appreciate past workshops that were offered up by successful photographers sharing their craft […]

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Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa

Cape Cod…..*sigh*In the 5 months I have lived on the East Coast, I had yet to visit the infamous Cape. I spent the last week there attending the Roots Workshop (more to come on that soon) and enjoyed every minute of it. Here is a not-so-quick ‘little’ overview… The compound we stayed at… right across […]

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Smile, You’re on Blu.

Just the other day, I got an email that put a HUGE smile on my face… My lovely friends in the photography community have apparently voted me as a nominee for Blu Girl of the year. What is the criteria for Blu Girl ‘o’ the year??** passionate, lots of energy, and talent.** you must smile […]

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Life is good.

very good. despite a tumultuous few days, it is a wonderful blessed life and I still enjoy every minute of it. I always find solace in nature so when life started to throw a few curve balls, I decided to take a few hours and just regroup. Sooo, I drug myself out of bed at […]

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Tiffany + Alex | palm desert, ca

*sigh*… This wedding has a special meaning to me. First you need to know that I did not meet Tiffany until her wedding day.When she was shopping for wedding photographers, she found my site and made her decision. THEN she showed her father and from what I hear, he was surprised to see that he […]

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Love is… | july

“Love can be heard by all…” Here we are again!This month’s Love is… highlights a ministry focused on the deaf community in rural villages and developing nations. Signs of Love. Enrobed with a missional purpose, this Christian-based organization extends beyond any religion or faith and truly attempts to impact the deaf community in a positive […]

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Britney + Andrew | engaged

Ahhhh SoCal… here I go milkin’ that light for all its worth. While I may not miss the geographical location, I do love that golden glow. Meet Britney and Andrew. They have been together since they were 14, and now 8 years latah they are getting hitched…. finally. [wink wink]Im headed back out to shoot […]

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Laugh with me…at me.

Eric Laurits was my “also photographer” at this week’s wedding and, in his true photojournalistic fashion, managed to capture exactly how I feel about my flash. I could sit here and try to defend my professionalism, but this picture is worth a thousand words in rebuttal, so Ill just let it be.

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