devoe creative

photographer + designer


Icy Stream

I headed down to the Bynum Run stream over the weekend to check out the water before the big thaw. It was pretty frozen and in some places nearly 4 inches thick! It was cool to see where the waterfalls normally are as they were frozen on the outer layer, but you could still see

Organizing Photos

Happy New Year! It’s the time of year where we reset and get organized and if your photos are all over the place (phone, computer, facebook, email…) then read on to get your photos organized for the new year! image source Cloud Based Storage, access from anywhere! First of all, I recommend a cloud based

Gift Certificates

Give the gift of creative services this holiday season! Available in any amount and redeemable for portrait or business services! A perfect gift for… a small business owner for a custom logo design or marketing design. a family for updated family portraits! an expectant mother for maternity or newborn photos! a business owner for a

Christmas Tree Minis

Christmas Tree Minis Still need a photo for your holiday card? Introducing Christmas Tree Mini-Sessions! These take place in your home, in front of your tree or other suitable location! There is limited availability so please inquire soon! Details below! Price: $150* (within 15 miles of Bel Air) $200 (up to 30 miles of Bel

8×10 Frame Clearance Sale!

Frame Clearance Sale! Free local pick up 21015 or please inquire for a shipping quote. All frame opening sizes are 8×10, outer dimensions vary. Sawtooth hangers are included for either vertical or horizontal orientation. Frames are $20 each. Frame 1: includes a chalkboard insert (no plexiglass) parchment/off white color Frame 2: includes plexiglass for image

Keep it Simple, Design Mantra

I’m a big fan of keeping it simple—especially when it comes to design materials. If you try to provide too much information, you’re likely to lose your viewer without getting your message across. When working on copy for your marketing, keep the following in mind: Is this info absolutely necessary? You will definitely include your

Aveda Institute of Maryland Brand Identity

I’m very excited to share a recent brand identity design project with you today! The Colorlab Academy of Bel Air is now the Aveda Institute of Maryland! It’s been a very exciting transition for them and I’m happy to be a part of it! Using the Aveda brand guidelines, all new materials were created to

Very Hungry Caterpillar

I was excited to see tiny caterpillars this month on my dill plants. They went to town and ate the whole thing! They got quite large, but as quickly as they appeared, they disappeared into the night so we didn’t get to see their transformation. 🙁 Here are probably the last bloom photos of the