"Stories have to be told or they die, and when they die, we can't remember who we are or why we're here.” 
Sue Monk Kidd

Stories that matter

Lidia and Jordan welcomed their first baby just a few weeks ago and it was such a joy to photograph them with their son David in their beautiful home. Lidia thrifts like an absolute boss and their home is so unique and fits them so well. It is a special gift to be invited to […]

Welcome baby David


September 24, 2022

Being invited to photograph and document your families year after year is such a gift. I seriously cannot believe how much the girls in the Meeks family have changed in just one year. Gina and Erik invited me to photograph their family again this year and it was such a blast to see the girls […]

Meeks Family


September 22, 2022

Michele reached out to partner to create images of their beautiful family and it was a joy to play and photograph their 3 year old twins; Faye and Ellis. The kids have so much energy and it was an absolute blast running around with them and photographing their real smiles. Real giggles and messy candids […]

Crowley Family


September 20, 2022

I absolutely adore this beautiful family and each time I see them I feel teary because I was present to photograph such sacred moments when their daughter Hadassah came into this world and when they were expecting their oldest daughter Nanyori. It is such a gift of this work to see your family grow and […]

Prince Family in Chicago


September 15, 2022

Sylvia had so many ideas for her Senior Creative Portrait Session and we made it happen. I was actually laughing so hard walking through the forest with a mirror and her mom Catherine carrying a big chair but IT WAS WORTH IT. Sylvia shared, “I want my images to show the creative and artistic side […]

Sylvia’s Epic & Magical Senior Creative Portrait Session


September 2, 2022

Learning in visual storytelling and developing my craft and increasing my ability to connect and honor people’s stories is vital for me in my work. Photographers Without Borders has been a community where I have been challenged, encouraged, and learned so much. I was able to complete their Ethical Storyteller Certification course ad participate in […]

Dreaming in Color with women in Guatemala


September 1, 2022

It was such a joy to partner with Dr. Bonnie last week to help her update headshots but we did way more than that with our Creative Portrait Session. Her company Xceeding The Mark goal is in “Helping Women Claim Their Place as Leaders — While Navigating the Blend of Home and Work.” Dr Bonnie […]

Dr. Bonnie is Xceeding the Mark


August 31, 2022

Leah & Tyler said “I do” and more importantly “I will” surrounded by family and friends at a beautiful venue in Hastings, Minnesota and they invited me to help photograph their love story and their day. Leah’s family has been through so much hardship in the last few years and seeing them celebrate this beautiful […]

Leah + Tyler’s Wedding Day

love stories

August 25, 2022

I have known Jason since he was a chubby sweet baby with white blonde hair and today he is starting his senior year! It goes so fast but I am so grateful the Jerozal family invited me to photograph their family and Jason to mark this season of their lives. I have been able to […]

Jason is a Senior


August 17, 2022