Saturday, December 5, 2009
Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Sunday, October 11, 2009
People are always asking me where I get my bows for my daughter. Actually I bought most of them during my travels because I could not find any I liked here in town. I just got sent this link for bows. I like the styles and the prices. Visit Cherry on Top. They have many sizes. Large bows to teeny bows for the little, little ones! I like the sheer bows. I don't see these often.
T'is the Season!
It is time for Christmas pics again! Don't wait till the last minute and miss this deal! I have adorable new card designs to choose from.
Get a mini session and 50 custom cards for $175. Also includes a free accordion wallet book. Buy more books as gifts for family, 40% off! Offer good until Nov. 6th. Space is limited so schedule your session now!
Friday, October 9, 2009
This mommy came to me with pictures that a model had taken, so we tried to recreate those pics, and I think this mommy is way more beautiful than the "model" she showed me originally. She made the shoot so easy and effortless. It was incredible.
Monday, October 5, 2009
I have to share this recipe. These cookies are soft, not too gooey and just melt in your mouth!
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Each unit batch makes about 30 to 40 cookies 1 ½ ” to 2 ” in finished diameter; multiply as desired
(The yield may be lower if you eat too much of the dough.)
Mix dry ingredients:
2 1/3 cups of all purpose flour
½ tsp salt
½ tsp baking soda
Soften 1 stick of margarine or butter (do not melt, merely soften)
(I prefer Imperial brand)
Blend in ¼ cup of plain old white sugar
Blend in ½ cup of brown sugar, packed
Add 1 egg
Add ¾ tsp vanilla extract
Add dry ingredients; the mixture will be stiff
(This is the key to keeping the finished cookie tall and soft. Less than adequate flour will lead to chocolate chip crackers like most people make)
Add about 12 oz of semi sweet chocolate chips
(Remember that the dough serves merely as a binder. The real purpose of the cookie is to be chocolate delivery device.)
Spoon onto a greased cookie sheet
(I use teaspoons to get spheres about 1 ” in diameter.)
Preheat oven to about 380 F
Bake for about 9 to 11 minutes, depending on the color of the cookie sheet
(I have a bright, newer sheet that takes 11 minutes and an old, discolored sheet that takes about 9 minutes)
Do not over bake; check for the color of the peaks. They should be just turning medium brown.
Cool on waxed paper
Eat while warm accompanied with very cold milk
Day old cookies can be partially rejuvenated by microwaving them at about 8 seconds per cookie
That is a stock photo. We ate them all before I took a picture! It is a good idea of what they look like.
Saturday, October 3, 2009
It's official! I am working Weddings with my sister Sarah of Griffin Photography. Sarah started shooting weddings shortly after she got bit by the photography bug over 12 years ago. She runs her studio out of New Braunfels, and is ready to take on the Corpus Christi Wedding Market. Visit my site and click on "weddings" to see her work. More information on weddings will be coming soon.
Sunday, September 20, 2009
Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Getting lots of positive buzz going on the seniors. I am really enjoying working with the older kids. I love to see their style and ideas for their shoots. I get more girls wanting sessions than guys, I just wanted to show this guy, he did great. His mom loved the pics. He is off to college already. Have not heard his thoughts. He is a dude, guys don't get all into pictures of themselves you know. I think he looks great! So you guys out there, don't be bashful!
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
This new family touched my emotions more so than others. I am not sure why. They were quite relaxed for being new parents. They were so loving with their little baby girl. I could feel the love and happiness! I was almost in tears while editing these. I am touched by this little angel!
Friday, August 21, 2009
I got to work with a fantastic mommy yesterday. I cant show her pics but here is photographer Linnea Linkus out of L.A. She shot celeb Brooke Burke. The photos are gorgeous. We did a shoot inspired by this. It turned out great! http://www.linnealenkus.com/pregnancy-photography-intro.html
Friday, August 14, 2009
Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Saturday, June 27, 2009
I got the pleasure to work with 2009 Carroll Grad Lindsey Mahone. Her style and personality really shine through in her photographs. Her smile is incredible. She truly is an "all star" and not just because she made the Basketball All District and All South Texas lists, and has a scholarship to Division I Eastern Michigan, and was awarded Carroll's Most Valuable Player award. She is an all star in my eyes and all of those who know her because she is a great person. I only got to know her briefly and I was very impressed with her. Like I said she has great style, a wonderful smile and a wonderful sense of humor. She is grounded despite all of her success and is focused on her upcoming freshman year. The funny thing was the first time I meet with her, it turned I knew her parents from way back when, before she was born! Man I am getting old! I will say I was just a teen back then. I wish Lindsay the best of luck in her future endeavors. It is great to know a bright and shining star!
Saturday, June 20, 2009
It has been in the making for some time and I cannot believe I finally have it up and running. Last year was a blast and I can't wait to work with the 2010 class. I am currently looking for "Model Students" for next year. So, if you think you are up to it, contact me to submit an application.
Laura Miller Photography Seniors site click here
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Fiesta de los Ninos auction winners! Corpus Christi Charity Fundraiser for Driscoll Childrens Hospital
Last year Fiesta de los Ninos raised over a half million dollars to support Driscoll Children's Hospital. Every year I donate a package to be auctioned to the highest bidder. Last year a wonderful family of four won.
This year it was a sweet little baby boy, just 3 months old, and already growing big with sparkling blue eyes.
He was a little wobbly, the tall ones usually are at this age, but he did great, and the proceeds go to help another child in need.
Knowing our donation helps a child is a great reward for all of us. Funds raised will ensure that Driscoll Children’s Hospital will have the flexibility to meet the needs of all of it's patients.
If you are interested in donating you can do so through this link: www.driscollchildrens.org/DCHweb/HelpOurKids/content/giving_reasons.asp