We all have to do our part – REGISTER & VOTE

My good friend and fellow photographer Tiffany Hix posted these videos on her blog, and I was so moved by them, I wanted to share them here too.    In the state that the world and the United States is in today, how can you not vote?

The first video is funny, but has a good message!    Lots of famous faces!

This second video gave me chills.  

Broken Washing Machine + 3 kids + Laundry Mat = Fun?

So our washing machine has been out for two weeks now.  I know there are people out there that can sympathize with this… a family of 5 makes a lot of dirty clothes, in my calculations, one load of laundry a day (if not more).      So what’s a girl to do when faced with the joys (insert sarcasm) of hauling loads and loads of dirty clothes, 3 kids, and one less enthused husband to the  local laundry mat?  Turn it into a photog day, of course!   It was a great way to pass the time in between loads.    So 2 1/2 hours later, and I dont know how many loads of laundry later, this is what I came up with!










Rae Pulver - October 5, 2008 - 5:30 pm

ILoveMeSomeMe Who is that dude he is super sexy!

Dani - October 6, 2008 - 5:40 am

Wow…you got me wanting to take a trip to the laundry mat. These are awesome Rae. Love your processing, it’s absolutely perfect. You even managed to make a gunky hair ball look amazing. Fantastic. Hope your laundry situation gets resolved soon! 🙂

Ryan - October 10, 2008 - 5:33 pm

Wow! Those are great! I hope the washing machine is fixed soon!

shannon martinez - October 20, 2008 - 7:25 pm

I absolutely must know what processing technique you used on these… lovely lovely

Friday Freebie: Thanksgiving Card

Finishing up my family photo session, and I was inspired to make a Happy Thanksgiving card.  Thanks to the wonderful designers at Pixels and Ice Cream for their retro flower pattern, I was able to construct a cute little 5×5 card!    And it’s your for the taking, download here. and here.  (one link for the front and one for the back).   

*Regular rules apply, dont claim as your own and do not sell template.


Beautiful 8×8 Coffee Table book

I had a recent boudior session a few weeks ago, and my client ordered an 8×8 coffee table book with all the images from her gallery put in it.    She gave it to her husband as a birthday gift!    This book is gorgeous!   When the client saw it, she loved it.  When her husband saw it, he called me on the phone to tell me how much he loved it too!       This book is beautifully made with a leather cover, which comes in a deep red (pictured), a chocolate brown, or a classic black.


When you open the book, there is a black linen cover page,  then your cover page follows.

The corners are nicely folded with a black linen paper cover.



Every page is bound nicely and neatly in the center.  It’s construction is sturdy and will last for many years to come.

For now, I have a 10×10 and an 8×8 book available.

55 Glorious Inches of Portrait!

My husband has been busy setting up our high definition television so that I can show clients’s their portraits on it.    We tested it today, and let me tell you, it is going to blow your socks off!   I thought that my 20 inch computer monitor was great when I had my clients over to review their gallery and place print orders, but now, I’ve got 55 glorious inches of viewable portrait space!!!    Although not every client opts to come to my home office for their gallery viewing – schedules are busy, too far to travel, etc.   Here is one more reason to choose this.    There is no extra charge for this service, just requires a bit of your time to come by.    Along with this service, you will be able to view the different types of portraits I have displayed through out my home from storyboards to linen textured black and whites, to full color wall portraits, to stunning 20×30 canvas prints.   All of this, is to help you make a better decision when it comes to the prints you need for your home!   This option is available to everyone who books a custom photo session with Rae of Light Photography.

And last, since I CANT post a thread without posting an image, here is my cutie patootie daughter getting ready for her Halloween themed birthday party next month.