About Simply Seeking Photography

bride and groom in Hues of Rose and Navy Wedding

Why I love being a wedding photographer Why I love being a wedding photographer.  This post could also be titled how almost quit my job.  Being a wedding photographer is a tough job.  However, not in the way you might think.  I spoke to a Mayo Clinic cardiology fellow (a doctor training in a fellowship […]

Jan 11, 2021


the real contentment challenge

The Real Contentment Challenge Last week I received a congratulatory email from Nancy Ray for completing her contentment challenge.  I had to laugh because I feel like the real contentment challenge has just begun!  Last Monday, March 23rd, our state announced a stay-at-home order due to the corona virus effective March 24, 2020 through April […]

Apr 9, 2020


The wedding that didn't book

The Wedding that Didn’t Book So why would a wedding photographer write about the wedding that didn’t book?  That probably seems counter productive, right?  EVERY wedding photographer, from the just beginning, to the well seasoned pro who  charges $10,000 per wedding and teaches other photographers across the globe, all have wedding inquiries that don’t book.  […]

Apr 3, 2020


Cup with Bible verse

Contentment Challenge:  The beginning This morning I received an encouraging, congratulations email from Nancy Ray declaring I’d made it!  I completed the contentment challenge!  As we wrapped up the contentment challenge I wanted to go back to the beginning.  Then I realized maybe what I’ve thought of as the beginning, is really the ultimate destination….  […]

Mar 30, 2020


contentment challenge- donation box

Contentment Challenge–That didn’t last long! So what exactly is  the contentment challenge?  The Contentment Challenge  “I will give up shopping for clothes, accessories, household decor, and ‘stuff’ for three months, to focus my heart and mind on the root of true contentment. I will actively pursue fulfilling activities that will replace my addiction to material […]

Jan 16, 2020


Christmas Mini Session at Stauffer Farms photo by Simply Seeking Photography

Christmas Mini Session at Stauffer Farms There is so much I’m thankful for today, Christmas Mini Session at Stauffer Farms are just one of them!  As I headed out to the Y this morning, I heard the radio announcer giving details about a 4-car accident on my husbands route to work.  Praying he was safe, […]

Nov 14, 2019



Thankfulness I’ve been wanting to start a Thankful Thursday blog post series.  As I drove home from shooting some preschool pictures and errands my heart was full of thankfulness.  So I wrote down my Tuesday morning thoughts to share with you on Thursday. 🙂    There are so many big things in life I’m thankful […]

Sep 26, 2019