"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

I just returned from a work trip in L.A. and the BEST part was seeing some fabulous women that I am grateful to call colleagues as well in rep’ing for a vegan beauty brand we love. Of course the night of the Gala I had to create some portraits and we had so much fun. […]

L.A. with some amazing ladies!


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


Berta and Pao welcomed us to their home in Sololá, Guatemala. Pao attends The Collective of women at Mujeres con Capacidad de Soñar a Colores and invited us over to interview and photograph their family in their home. Pao’s mother is Berta and shares that she heard about The Collective from another woman in her […]

”She is affectionately open and everyone knows her in the community.”


Estela stands tall even as a woman with short stature. Her confidence and beauty is quiet and bold and as she shared her story it was clear just how hard fought this confidence in her abilities is despite an accident that threatened to steal her mobility and joy. She now inspires others to break barriers […]

“you are saying I can’t but I want to and I will”


That my kids love learning about other cultures is one of the greatest joys of parenting for me. Today we celebrated Lunar New Year in Chinatown & enjoyed the parade, Evy practiced her Mandarin, & we ate all the things. Grateful for this adventure.

Lunar New Year in Chinatown


”Now I’m confident I have rights and appreciate the opportunity to be a part of the Collective.” It is powerful to be in the presence of a woman who knows her value and worth. Vivian Cecilia Quisquina Coj greets us with a warm smile and an open door to her home. I was able to interview […]

”all women are able and given space to share equally”


From the first day with the women of the Collective Mujeres con Capacidad de Soñar a Colores (Women with the capacity to dream in color) in Sololá, Guatemala, it is clear this group invites community, vulnerability, authenticity, inclusivity, and healing. Every activity; even a sunset boat ride, mythical forest theater activity, and a dance party […]

“even dancing is a political act itself” Guatemala Assignment


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


Our family summer adventures took us out West to Colorado, Wyoming, and South Dakota this year. We explored Yellowstone together and camped in our pop up Opus camper. There was plenty of sibling arguing, laughing, seeing amazing sites, and memories made together. I am so grateful for this time and for me I adore photographing […]

Yellowstone & travels out West