- Albert einstein -

I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.

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If you are here to just see some pretty vaca pictures, then keep scrolling my friend! They are down there for ya, (even the food ones)! Before I get to them though, I just wanted chat! It has been a crazy year. Absolutely, insanely crazy! Even though most of it was a “good crazy”: I tripled […]

United Conference, Arizona

November 15, 2017

Creatives, Personal, Travel

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I took a short hiatus a couple weeks ago, and it honestly could not have come at a better time. Unplugging for four days was truly refreshing. YES, you read that right – FOUR days. Granted I still took some photos (the sunsets were unreal!), but I did not bring my DSLR, nor did I […]

Lake Oconee: My Mid-Season Break

August 2, 2017

Creatives, Personal, Travel

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True Story: my to-do lists are thousands of miles long. When I jumped into this profession I didn’t realize how much commitment was needed, especially for the non-creative aspects of the job. On a typical day, I wear multiple hats.  They range from business manager, to creative director, networker, editor, website designer, social media strategist, […]

Thoughts From Your Photographer

June 25, 2017

Creatives, Personal

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This is how the conversation went: “Mariss, can we hike somewhere after I finish Step 1?” “Sure Jen! Anywhere in particular?” “I want to see a National Park!”  Even though we have one in our own backyard, why not out west? So we researched & booked the necessities. My CF card quickly filled with more […]

Pacific Northwest!

June 20, 2017

Personal, Travel

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I like to think that I am a good friend. But I definitely didn’t win the best friend award since it took me until the very last minute to visit this guy in San Diego. Let’s just say that he moved back to Cleveland two weeks after I visited him. So very last minute doesn’t […]

San Diego!

May 17, 2017

Personal, Travel

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I don’t have an office. Did you know that? I sit in my living room with my iMac. I mean, if we are getting picky, I don’t even have a desk. I just plopped my desktop on a coffee table and sit on a pillow. Yes, every so often I have this urge to readjust my […]

Shaping Creativity

May 12, 2017

Creatives, Personal

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