Kristen | Class of 2018

Kristen | Class of 2018

'Tis the season you guys! The Class of 2018 has arrived and they are comin' in STRONG! An overwhelming amount of you are choosing U Shine Photography for your senior sessions and I couldn't be more grateful. Each one of you is so confident in who you are and what you stand for. It's refreshing [...]

12 Days if Christmas {Day 8}

12 Days if Christmas {Day 8}

There's one gift that is always my go-to for Christmas.ย ย For moms, daughters, friends, co-workers and secret Santa exchanges. It's BUTTER London polishes! Sometimes, it's easy to just buy the nail polish that is the cheapest for ourselves. So this is a real treat to many ladies - -a nice, high end nail polish. It's the [...]

12 Days of Christmas {Day 7}

12 Days of Christmas {Day 7}

My very first job was being a gift wrapper at Bailey, Banks & Biddle at Tyson's Corner. At 17 I'd gift wrap Rolex watches for Charles Mann, 15 carat diamond rings and sculptures that were thousands of dollars. My mother says I've always loved "pretty, shiny things" And she's right! Nothing has changed. I even [...]

Not so Basic Black

Orange is the New Black may be all the rage on Netflix, but BLACK is the new black for fashion this Spring! Toss in some signs of spring with soft hues of peach or pale pink and the warmth of gold along with a textured vest to keep you warm and VOILA - you're ready [...]

Cool Tulle

One of the most FAQ's I get asked by a High School Senior when booking her sesh is, "What should I wear?" It's the question that hovers around us day in and day out...we look at our closet full of clothes and accessories and shoes and still, sometimes, feel like we don't have anything to [...]