May 25, 2019

Spend but one minute with her and you’ll discover something unique, something sweetly special inside her smile. It could be said that it was joy, it was spirit, it was innate about her…. And that’s probably true. But there was more. See when she turns, when she spins and spots someone–spots him, her future, her […]

May 24, 2019

In a small town, tucked back far into the rolling country, they would start their forever together. Skies spread a thick gray covering, stretching from one corner of the heavens to the other, but it didn’t matter. Today she would be his. The soft sounds of rain stopped as their day began. It was perfect. […]

May 19, 2019

If you’re just joining, be sure to click over and read THIS before you continue on with our adoption story. // We pick back up the story. The impossible stood before us. A payment to move to the live list we weren’t sure how we would make and the looming overhang of expenses we knew […]

April 25, 2019

I’ve started writing this more times that I can remember. I’d begin, write, re-write…and then feel this overwhelming sense of inadequacy in retelling the incredible workings of our God…then stop. But I know a few things so deeply inside of me. I know that our stories must be told. Because here’s the thing. When our […]

January 8, 2019

I love the space between the end of a year and the beginning of the next. It’s like this tiny breath of remembering what was and anticipating what will be. Each year has looked so vastly different, but the common strand connecting them all are the whispers of thankfulness to the Lord during these moments […]

January 1, 2019

As a part of my business workflow, after a family books me for a session I send out a variety of forms, contracts & questionnaires. I’ve created templates within the system I use so that it takes no time at all to get these essentials to my clients! One of the first things that I […]

December 25, 2018

I’ve said it before and you could probably bet money that I’ll say it again, but one of my absolute favorite things about my job is the relationships that I get to create and build! For me during sessions it’s not just about getting incredible images (although that’s certainly a part of it) but it’s […]

December 18, 2018

This post may seem silly, but I discovered it at a recent styled shoot and thought I was brilliant! (Am I allowed to think that?) It’s easy and so helpful especially on wedding days! One of the details that us as photographers continuously keep an eye on during wedding days is how the gown is […]

December 11, 2018

The years turned memories. The years of love, of laughter, of life. Years of children, of grandchildren. Years of daily I do’s and moment by moment I choose you’s. Years of smiles, of tears. Years of looks of stories read in each others eyes that only the other one knows the sights, smells, scenery to. […]

December 4, 2018

There is a ton of work that goes into organizing, planning and executing a styled shoot from start to finish. And if you’re a photographer, the end of the shoot is just the beginning of your work. But the community you’re creating, the quality of work you’re producing and the future clients you’re attracting makes […]

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