A lot of things have changed since the arrival of Miss Wilhelmina, and the ease of traveling without an infant is definitely one of them. Little Miss Willie took her first plane ride recently, and I will admit I was a little stressed. Not only did she get her vaccinations the day before our flight,…

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After a very long wait, we have finally welcomed Baby Hartz!  She took her sweet time arriving 9 days late after an almost 24 hour labor, but she was definitely well worth the wait.  Life has been pretty different since her arrival… Different but great.  I’m slowly adjusting to being at the beck and call…

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In case you haven’t heard the news… Abby, Sammy, and Oscar are going to be big sisters and brothers in the next couple of weeks!  You should expect to see these three lovely fur babies with a new baby in tow soon.  We are so excited for this new chapter in our lives, and we…

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Some of you may know that I absolutely love talking about business for photography.  Business is such a huge part of our jobs as photographers, and it is so often overlooked while we are trying so hard to be creative.  The reality of a photography business is that the photography portion is a very small…

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Being a photographer is a lot fun, but it is also a lot of work.  We carefully toil over our images trying to make them just right before sending them off to the lab or submitting them for print competition.  I love submitting work for print competition at the local, regional and national levels because…

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Technology has become such a prevalent part of our society, and we are bombarded with it every day.  This is probably part of the reason why people want the digital files from their sessions, and I understand the value of archiving memories and keeping them for the long haul.  However, memories are best kept alive…

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Some of you may know that I love teaching photography, both the creative and business sides, and I was recently asked by my professional photography lab, White House Custom Colour, to host a live program on the Business and Art of Pet Photography.  This is a subject that is very important to me, and I…

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Some of you may have noticed that I have been posting images of renovations taking place at my home photography studio, and I wanted to let everyone know what is happening.  I am working on a full rebrand for my photography studio, which means my studio is not only getting a bit of a face…

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Registration is Open for Paw Print Divas Pet Photography Workshop Registration is open for the 2014 Houston Workshop. Please send us an email at: PAWPRINTDIVAS@GMAIL.COM Will send you a link/password for the deposit payment to reserve your spot. PET PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOPS MARCH 7-9, 2014 IN HOUSTON TX KIM HARTZ PHOTOGRAPHY’S STUDIO **$1195   $700 is…

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