Retro Graphics

The first logo for balance photo was designed in Microsoft Word on my mom’s computer in December 2000. I spent less than 30 minutes throwing something together. Back in those days, websites weren’t a big thing and we shot headshots on black and white film. Never...

Helping Get to Home

Pretty much every week, a different charity group emails our company and asks for help. We can’t be there for everyone, we wish we could. But sometimes, we pick a group and devote our efforts to their cause. Our friend Denise volunteers with the Howard County Cat...

Memoriam x5

Good-byes are never easy. When friends pass, it takes time to collect, to move on. And we think of our clients as friends, always. I write this post with a heavy heart. In the span of about one year, we have seen five clients pass away. Emily Biondi Scott Zervitz...

All Wrapped Up

For those who know us well, you know we’re both fans of the plant-based diet. But what many don’t know is that I adopted this diet 21 years ago. Before cooking blogs, before faux cheese, before most veg cookbooks and way before Beyonce and Bill Clinton...

A year since…

May first will always be a meaningful day to Nathaniel and I. It’s the day last year when our greyhound, Lochrima, died. Though we had ten wonderful years with her, and she lived a long life – age 13 – it’s always too soon to say goodbye to...

The world is a beautiful place, and worth fighting for. ~ Morgan Freeman in Se7en Every April 22nd is Earth Day. A day when average people remember to recycle, pledge to try harder to remember their cloth shopping bags and reusable water bottles, and maybe even think...

With a Steady Heart

Lindsay Shields isn’t your everyday stylist. Sure, she’s mega talented and can make your make-up and hair look like you belong on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar. She directs the Academy of Make-up in Cockeysville and also is an artist at the Maryland...

Healthful Headshots

Over the years, we see trends in our clientele. In the last year or so, we’ve seen some seriously healthy types come through the door. In fact, we’ve done headshots lately for quite a few dieticans and nutritionists. These folks all have different points...