"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

Haley Grimm invited me to create some images of her recent gig at the Taste of Westmont. She performed original songs to a crowd at the local street fest in her home town. She shared with the audience that growing up in Westmont she always hoped to perform in her hometown. She has since moved […]

Haley Grimm at The Taste of Westmont


The second Joy & Justice Conference Rise Up & Flourish was held at Lilydale Baptist Church June 23-24th. The first conference in 2019 was a powerful gathering of Black Christian leaders. It is a privilege to learn from these leaders and witness a space created with Black Christians at the center so they can be […]

It is time to Rise Up & Flourish-June 2023


What a gift to see a a precious baby girl grow into a beautiful, wise, and discerning young woman. I have had the privilege of knowing Ava since she was born because her mother Kim is a dear friend. I adore their family and when we met a coffee shop before our session I teared […]

“Joyous Excitement”


Laura reached out to photograph their family at a beach near their home and it was a beautiful night. She shared, “we are aware that we only have a handful of years left with both kids living at hoe (gulp!) so we want to capture this time together.” MY mama heart. I get it and […]

McGowan Family at the beach


Annie and Mary Ellen are entrepreneurs and friends who run multiple times a week together. They wanted updated images to help share their story. Annie and Mary Ellen have both run many marathons and help women build activewear businesses on their terms. Annie Schumacher shares her favorite activewear: Zyia Active. Mary Ellen McInerney also launched […]

Annie & Mary Ellen Branding Session


I absolutely do not take it for granted that I am invited in to your stories again and again. It is a gift to see your family grow and change. I was able to photograph the Dee family again- last time sweet Colin was only a few weeks old and this time I was chasing […]

Dee Family- “Embracing play is the magic”


This family is dear to me because they are family and I feel so grateful to be invited to photograph these kids as they grow. These images also tell the story of why it is so important to my approach to storytelling to allow time for kids to feel comfortable and photograph them being them! […]

Schumacher Family Fun


Mary & Mitch were married just over two years ago in a small ceremony and they invited me back to photograph their reception celebration this past weekend. They both looked absolutely fabulous (hello gold sparkles – I see you Mary!). Their friends and family came out to celebrate their marriage for their reception at the […]

Celebrating Mary + Mitch


I just returned stateside from almost two weeks exploring Costa Rica with my family. It is a gift to travel with our kids and I am grateful for this time of exploring and of course documenting with my lens. Happy Summer Adventuring friends! This was my first trip documenting and experimenting with my new mirrorless […]

Costa Rica with my family