How I Print my Images - Shannon Mulligan Photography

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in Get to know me...

By now, you all know I am a huge advocate of printing images. I have ALWAYS printed my images in one way or another. I have canvases hanging on my walls, albums all over my house and prints that I can flip through. Tangible images are sooo important to me. I don't want my images sitting on my hard drive so when my laptop crashes, I lose everything. Not my idea of a good time. Today, I wanted to share with you the newest way I am printing and displaying my images.My last professional photo album created was... read more.

Getting to Know Me....and My Moments

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in Get to know me...

Let's pretend we've never met. For some of you reading this, it may be the case, for others, you might know more about me then I know about myself. As a photographer, I am always behind the camera, creating images I see through my eyes. But what if the roles were reversed. What if you were the one with the camera, documenting me and my life. What would you see? How much could you tell through a few images? Could you create a whole story within a few hours? I want to help tell that story for you. I want you... read more.

Inspire Photo Retreat - Time to be Inspired!

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in Get to know me...

Well Hellooo!!!!!!!!!  Long time to chat! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday season and a Happy New Year...I can't believe we are already heading into February! I've been quite here on the blog and just wanted to pop in and say HEY!I've been laying low, relaxing a whole lot, dreaming up creative session ideas, and prepping for another amazing year. January is always a super slow time for natural light photographers, especially in the Northeast. Our days are short and the sunlight is limited. And it... read more.

Heidi Hope Photography Workshop - Cranston, Rhode Island

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in Get to know me...

Last week, I spent three days at the Heidi Hope Photography workshop and it was honestly one of the best business decisions I've made since I've opened the doors to Shannon Mulligan Photography.Heidi Hope Photography is located in Cranston, Rhode Island and is owned by Heidi and her husband Shaun. To say they were the most gracious hosts would be an understatement. From the moment I walked through the doors of the studio, I felt comfortable, at home, and welcomed. Heidi and Shaun were so down to earth, I fe... read more.

Happy New Year from Shannon Mulligan Photography

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in Get to know me...

WOW! What a year it's been! I can't begin to express my gratitude and love for each and every one of my clients from this past year. 2014 surpassed all my dreams and goals....I had over 50 sessions...met so many new families, and worked with a lot of families I've already known. There is nothing more fulfilling then knowing you are capturing memories for families that will last a lifetime!Last year, I posted a very similar blog with my 2014 goals and I am so happy to say that I think I met each of those goa... read more.

Mayernik Garden - July 2014 - Shannon Mulligan Photography

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in Food Photography, Get to know me...

I can't believe we are already in August...this summer is just flying by. If you remember last month, I posted a blog on how our garden looked throughout the month of June....so here we have the Mayernik Garden from July 2014.The weather here in Northern New Jersey has been crazy. The nights are still cool and the days are not super hot. A few of our plants love the warm, warm weather so they are not turning/growing the way we wished they would. To date, we've picked 56lbs. It's been a lot less than last ye... read more.

Our Garden - June 2014 - North Haledon, New Jersey

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in Food Photography, Get to know me...

 "Weather means more when you have a garden. There's nothing like listening to a rain shower and thinking how it is soaking in around your green beans" . Ahh...my two passions; Gardening and Photography! I am so blessed to be able to capture some of my everyday life, as well as create memories for my clients. As we all know...photography is my passion! I take pictures EVERY SINGLE DAY....and yes some of those pictures may be with my iPhone but I am still capturing things that mean a lot to me. Wit... read more.

Vegan Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins - Food for Thought Friday

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in Food for Thought Friday, Food Photography, Get to know me...

 Well it's that time again...the Mayernik Garden is up and running and the first thing I was able to harvest was rhubarb. This was the first year we got to pick some stems so I was all about making something fresh and tasty. And of course, like always, I choose the hottest day to have the oven on! It never fails...first time it's in the 80's in Northern New Jersey, and I have the oven cranked to 400 degrees! But let me tell you...it was well worth it.    Everyone always thinks Straw... read more.

"Your Point of View: Water" Opening Night - Westwood, New Jersey

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in Get to know me...

WOW! What an honor...I was accepted into my first ever photography gallery at Bergen County Camera located in Westwood, New Jersey. There were 20 finalist picked out of over one hundred entries and I was one of them. The photo I submitted was taken in Napa, California in December 2012. Matt and I were on our third trip out there and our first stop; like always; was at Domaine Chandon; a champagne winery. It was a rainy day, but we were in Napa...nothing was going to hold us back. So after our tasting a... read more.

Happy 1st Birthday Shannon Mulligan Photography - North Haledon, NJ

By Shannon Mulligan, Posted in Events , Get to know me...

Happy 1st Birthday Shannon Mulligan Photography! Just one year ago today, Shannon Mulligan Photography went live! What an amazing year it's been! THANK YOU to everyone that has gotten me this far and that has given me the encouragement to keep on going! I am having SOOO much fun building my dream business!In just a short year, I've grown my Facebook Fan Page to 830+ likes, posted 79 blog posts and held 25+ sessions.  I plan on growing Shannon Mulligan Photography each and every day and I can't wait to... read more.