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A Photo Shoot & A Faux Wedding...

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What is going on with that title?? That is what you're thinking, I know. Well, I am here to fill you in. Recently, our friend and photographer extraordinaire, Julie Roberts of Julie Roberts Photography had a very interesting idea that she asked us to participate in. Julie offered a workshop to aspiring photographers, showing them the tips and tricks over the years that have made her one of the best. I've taken and edited some of her thoughts from the day; she can explain to you best the concept.

"Of course, I was nervous. This was my first real workshop. Not just a class but a workshop complete with a group photo shoot that involved A LOT of people. It happened two weeks ago now and I can look back with relief and say that I'm really happy with how it went and I definitely want to do more of these things in the future.
I had an awesome group of six students who were engaging, inspired, and ready to learn. Our day began at 8am at my home. There were make-up and hair sty…

Flower of the Month: Spotlight on DELPHINIUM

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With the holiday's, a new year, and some large events we were a part of over the last few months, our studio has been buzzing. We took a few months off from our Flower of the Month posts... But spring has sprung and it's now time to start our flower spotlight again! This month, we're talking about Delphinium, one of the few true blue flowers that nature offers.

There are amazingly about 250 species of Delphinium (pronounced del-FIN-ee-um), but today, we'll focus on the three main hybrid groups grown as cut flowers. Those groups are the ones we primarily receive in our studio that we sell and arrange for you. Delphinium are a beautiful flower, tall and sturdy and available in a range of blues from light to dark. They are one of the rarities in nature - a blue that God created and our florists don't have to mess with a bit to try and make a different hue! One group of hybrid delphinium do come in a variety of colors (white, cream, mauve, lavender and purple) but for …