The Life Of A Photographer

The Life Of A Photographer

Anyone can take a picture... a person with a passion sees the picture before it's taken.

For some reason I feel like people don't appreciate photographers as much as they should be appreciated. Yet, we are the ones everyone goes to, to capture their special day or moments. People think anyone can take a picture, and I mean sure, you can but you have to have the eye for it naturally. If you don't have the eye for it you might as well just do it for fun. You can't teach someone to have the eye for photography. Just a heads up for anyone who needs a photographer you should go for the ones like me and any others who actually have our degree in photography. I highly recommend trusting us over someone who took a few classes in it.

Photo Creds: Kiersten Ulversoy (Me)

The life of a photographer is never ending, exciting, fun, full of creativity, hard work, and can be stressful sometimes but we wouldn't have it any other way. The downside is not having the benefits, but we are doing something we love and getting to see the looks on peoples faces after we send the photos off is priceless. The amount of time we spend putting into thinking of the poses, props, set ups, editing techniques for the photos and the amount of hours/ days we spend editing the pictures is worth everything. We really do want your pictures to turn out phenomenal.

Photo creds: Kiersten Ulversoy (Me)

I'm sure you're probably wondering, "well why are photographers packages high priced"? The reason being is because we think about the equipment we have to buy like the props, and supplies, the traveling (if needed), the time it takes to do the photo session, and the time it takes to edit the photos, along with buying prints for you if needed. When you come across packages just know that all the prices you see are completely normal because no one will do it for cheap. If you want good quality photos people have to pay the price.

Photo creds: Kiersten Ulversoy (Me)

Just remember when seeking out a photographer make sure they fit your personality and your style because you want to make sure you click on them. As photographers, we are willing to go above and beyond for you because we want your photo session to be everything you hoped for. When meeting up with your potential photographer remember to ask as many questions as possible and we'll be happy to answer them. More than likely, if you seal the deal with your photographer they will ask you to sign a contract and pay a sitting fee in advance to hold your spot.

Photo Creds: Kiersten Ulversoy (Me)

Remember, don't just ask us if you can edit the pictures yourselves and we would love if you didn't put a filter on the final edits when you put them on Instagram or any other social media, please. That takes away from our hard work that we've done and sometimes the filters clash with the edits and don't turn out good.

Trust me after the photo session is over with we are just as excited as you are to see all the photos! Normally, after a photo session, us photographers will go home and immediately upload all the photos then go through them and separate the good ones from the ok ones. After we separate them and organize them we begin the editing process. Now, the editing process is the part where patience comes in and trust me if we could just hit a button to have it edit it for us we would. We like to take our time when editing your photos because we start from the top and go to the bottom. The editing process takes hours, days, and even weeks if we have other photo sessions to edit.

Photo Creds: Kiersten Ulversoy (Me)

Also, if you have ever had a photo shoot done in a studio you know a number of hours you spend in their due to the different posing, the switching of the lighting equipment, the clothes change, and makeup. It's all a process. The set up of a studio photo shoot takes 30 minutes. Then the session itself could take 2 hours, 3 hours or all day. The next time you say anyone can take a picture please think again. No one can teach someone to have the eye for it.

Photo Creds: Kiersten Ulversoy (me)

Cover Image Credit: Kiersten Ulversoy

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10 Ways To Be The Girl Every Guy Wants

A comprehensive do-it-yourself guide to being the girl every guy wants.

1. Smile all the time.

Guys want to be with girls who are always happy. Men get severely uncomfortable when all the women around them are not Cheshire cat level elated all the fucking time. Why are you mad? Why do you look so pissed? Are you defective? Autopilot your brain to borderline creepy giddiness before men get the idea that you might actually be capable of a full range of human emotion.

2. Be smart.

Men want women to be smart, but never smarter than them. Don’t know or say anything too much about anything specifically – except sports.

3. Eat like a man, look like a lady.

How many burgers can you fit in your mouth at once? Better, even, how many hotdogs? Have the appetite of a grizzly bear, but eat like a cute tiny rabbit, or Kate Upton faking an orgasm. Oh, and never, ever get above a size 4.

4. Play video games.

No guy can resist a girl who loves to play video games (in her underwear). Fifa, 2K, Smash, Kart – know them all. If you can’t at least beat his worst friend at his favorite game, you’re not a keeper.

5. Love beer.

If you can’t throw ‘em back like one of the guys, you’re not wifey. Yeah, that Norwegian IPA no one's ever fucking heard of? You got it. Bud Light? Sure. Fat Tire? You love that shit. Feel free to let out that beer burp while you’re at it, but the burp you’d imagine a Japanese dwarf squirrel would let out after eating rainbows. Oh, and don’t forget, size 4.

6. Be a freak, but also a nun.

We all know that lyric (thank you, Ludacris, so much). Hit those yoga poses hard because he wants you to bust that shit out like you’ve done it before. But you haven’t … right? Have you?!

7. Keep him on his toes.

No man wants a woman who is predictable and boring. Challenge him. Keep him intrigued. Drop an F bomb every now and then. Learn a foreign language in your spare time so that you might give the illusion of being exotic in bed (Slavic languages sound super sexy). Induce yourself into an epileptic seizure. Whatever it takes to keep it interesting.

8. Have quirks.

Ah, quirks. The things that make people unique. The things that make people, people. You must have at least three of these but no more than five. Think relatable Stepford Wife.

9. Be hot.

This is potentially the most important, and luckily I don’t need to tell you how this works. Look at anything. Anywhere. That ever existed.

10. Never, ever get mad.

The worst thing you can do as a woman is challenge a man’s authority. Don’t talk back. Don’t think. Don’t have expectations. Sit. Roll over. Hold the bark.


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15 Thing Only Early 2000's Kids Will Understand

"Get connected for free, with education connection"


This is it early 2000's babies, a compilation finally made for you. This list is loaded with things that will make you swoon with nostalgia.

1. Not being accepted by the late 90's kids.


Contrary to what one may think, late 90's and early 00's kids had the same childhood, but whenever a 00's kid says they remember something on an "only 90's kids will understand" post they are ridiculed.

2. Fortune tellers.


Every day in elementary school you would whip one of these bad boys out of your desk, and proceed to tell all of your classmates what lifestyle they were going to live and who they were going to marry.


You could never read this book past 8 o'clock at night out of fear that your beloved pet rabbit would come after you.

4. Silly bands.

You vividly remember begging your parents to buy you $10 worth of cheap rubber bands that vaguely resembles the shape of an everyday object.

5. Parachutes.

The joy and excitement that washed over you whenever you saw the gym teacher pull out the huge rainbow parachute. The adrenaline that pumped through your veins whenever your gym teacher tells you the pull the chute under you and sit to make a huge "fort".

6. Putty Erasers

You always bought one whenever there was a school store.

7. iPod shuffle.

The smallest, least technological iPpd apple has made, made you the coolest kid at the bus stop.

8. "Education Connection"

You knew EVERY wood to the "Education Connection" commercials. Every. Single.Word.

9. " The Naked Brothers Band"

The "Naked Brothers Band" had a short run on Nickelodeon and wrote some absolute bangers including, "Crazy Car' and "I Don't Wanna Go To School"

10. Dance Dance Revolution

This one video game caused so many sibling, friend, and parent rivalries. This is also where you learned all of your super sick dance moves.

11. Tamagotchi

Going to school with fear of your Tamagotchi dying while you were away was your biggest worry.

12. Gym Scooters

You, or somebody you know most likely broke or jammed their finger on one of these bad boys, but it was worth it.

13. Scholastic book fairs

Begging your parents for money to buy a new book, and then actually spending it on pens, pencils, erasers, and posters.


Who knew that putting yogurt in a plastic tube made it taste so much better?

15. Slap Bracelets

Your school probably banned these for being "too dangerous".

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