Author archives: Julie Ulstrup

  • Family Reunion Portraits

  • Family Reunions – Creating Gifts of Love to Last (Many) Lifetimes Family Reunions are a great time for portraits. The following are a few tips so you can get the most out of your photography experience, have a good time and have gorgeous portraits to last forever. 1. Communication - Let everyone who is go [...]
  • Be Mine - LOVE is in the Air!

  • Be Mine, LOVE is in the Air! It’s the time of year when our attention is turned towards our sweetheart and love that seems to warm up our frosty winter temperatures. Yesterday I had the beautiful opportunity to talk with three different women entrepreneurs about LOVE in a different way, in a way that we might [...]
  • Winter Solstice - Let Your Light Shine

  • This season of celebrating light is a favorite of mine for many reasons. As the earth reminds us to slow down with her long nights and short days, we choose to let our light shine. Candles, twinkling white lights and the warm glow of candles help us to celebrate the season. Even the suns bright reflection on the [...]
  • Make a Decision to Make a Difference

  • For those of you who know me, gratitude is the way I choose to live my life and when I learn about others who are making a difference in our community, I love to celebrate them! Brendan Kelley is a young man who made a decision to make a difference then went into action. Last year he an [...]
  • Senior Portrait Season - Kaytlan

  • Senior Portraits are always a special rite of passage, Kaytlan's senior portrait session was especially fabulous! She is artistic and creative as well as being a Colorado native, who loves and looks beautiful outdoors. We decided to make her portraits in our outdoor studio and as you can tell - she is stunning! Kaytla [...]
  • Call to Action

  • Join us for Veterans Stand Down, Friday, November 4, 2016 from 9:00 am - Noon at Catholic Charities of Northern Colorado, 460 Linden Center Drive in Ft Collins. In addition to Breakfast, Coffee and a hot meal at lunch, many services will be provided free of charge. Legal services, free haircuts, acupuncture, basic clot [...]
  • Gratitude is Shown in Acts

  • When my daughter was a high school freshman, she was awarded a scholarship from the VFW to recognize her service in the community. She, my son and I attended the celebration of mostly elderly men who honoried my daughter that day. I reflected to my teen aged children, "these men and women have given so much, serving ou [...]
  • What is Your Beautiful?

  • I use all of my experience, skills and wisdom to capture the best most beautiful you, whether we are making a family portrait, high school senior, professional headshot or wedding and engagement images. As a photographer I help you look fabulous in your portraits. Photographs capture our memories for the ages that b [...]
  • 9 Ways to Nail Your Headshot

  • “I love having my headshot taken”, with a bit of planning and a few tips, this will be your reaction! Whether you need a headshot for your Linkedin profile, business website or a new board position, taking a mindful approach and a bit of preparation will help. You’ll feel great to bring out the best in your profe [...]
  • Gratitude

  • When we were kids our parents taught us to say “thank you”. More than good manners, expressing and feeling gratitude has powerful effects in our lives. It makes sense, but neuroscience has now proven the benefits of a gratitude practice. Here are just a few benefits you’ll experience from starting a gratitude pract [...]
  • Senior Pictures Four Great Portrait Tips

  • Senior Pictures Four Great Portrait Tips Fort Collins and Northern Colorado is a great place to live and beautiful for senior pictures. Julie Ulstrup Photography has a few tips to make yours stunning. 1. Hire a professional photographer - sure you can have a friend snap a few shots on your cell phone, but you've [...]