"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

Be inspired by my beautiful friend Davin to get a Creative Portrait Session celebrating YOU on the schedule soon! She came into town from Texas and we headed to Chicago for some images celebrating her right now. Need updated portraits- why not make it more fun? Let’s chat about what would help share your story! […]

Summer is the perfect time to celebrate YOU!

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Laura Coyle has more than 25 years of leadership experience and is dreaming big and launching her new company LTC Strategies. She blends strategy, creativity, and empathy in her work and life and shares, “I am inherently a risk taker that believes big results come from being bold. I am inspired by advocates and change […]

“Big results come from being bold”

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Laura reached out to invite me to photograph her family again as her daughter Jenna is about to turn 16. I love partnering with this mother and daughter duo to document their close bond. We wanted to photograph Jenna at this milestone age with fun and some serious images as well and then lots of […]

“our close bond”

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Maddie is an outgoing senior who ends her high school career this week and then she is ready to head to Iowa for college. Her mom Shannon was such an encouragement to her as we waked, laughed, and photographed her together for her Senior Creative Portrait Session. They have such a special bond so it […]

“I love my life & am excited for the future”

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Spring Initiative “empowers young people in the Mississippi Delta to beat the odds; access the opportunities they deserve; and build successful, happy, and hopeful lives for themselves. Spring believes in the transformational power of relationships and education. Spring provides holistic opportunities and steady support; it is the students who do the hard work to make their dreams […]

Spring Initiative in the Mississippi Delta

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Chloe wanted to celebrate her right now with ‘elegant and vibrant’ photos for her Senior Creative Portrait Session. We included her love for the outdoors and nature, reading, and gymnastics. She is a National titled tumbler and gymnast! Chloe shared, “I want to celebrate the person I am, because I have worked so hard for […]

“elegant & vibrant”

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Mikayla is a senior at Westmont High School and she works so hard in academics and athletics. She shares, “I love hiking and doing active things- I love visiting new places and spending time in nature.” She is a student leader in Cross Country and Track where my oldest daughter has the privilege of running […]

adventurous, excited, & competitive

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I had the privilege of photographing Megan’s older sister’s Senior Portraits and now it was Megan’s turn. She wanted images that showed her confident, joyful spirit with no “diva poses.” I love that she wanted to celebrate her right now and she trusted me and leaned into the experience and the result was a fun […]

fun, confident, & joyful

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“You can find Kye everyday playing music in the band room and Kye plans to study Music Education in college,” Dawn, Kye’s Mom shared that she wanted to photograph “Kye in the moment.” It is so clear that Kye is passionate about music, especially playing the marimba. It was a perfect opportunity to work with […]

“Kye in the moment”

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