"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

In April I had the opportunity to head to Vegas again for an earned trip with some amazing friends. This year was so special as there were more women that also earned this trip and I treated them to a day of photography in some pretty beautiful locations. More about our small but amazing team […]

Vegas with my squad


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


Our family traveled to Clarksdale, Mississippi over spring break to volunteer for the Clarksdale Area Fuller Center, The Care Station, and I was also able to partner with Spring Initiative. We have dear friends from our college days that live and work in the Mississippi Delta and were grateful to have the opportunity to partner […]

encouraging vibrant communities in Clarksdale, Mississippi


These gorgeous women and the gorgeous color needed to be photographed. These friends traveled to Mexico together and I met them on the beach. I am thankful I can choose to bless people with images that help them feel as beautiful as they are- love that I travel with my gear for just such moments! […]

the sea & sarees


Eeeeek Friends!! I’m so excited how this video project turned out. I have been envisioning this for years & we finally made it happen! Special shout outs to my amazing clients who are featured and Peter Heald from Sidekick Media for helping my vision come to life! I feel so grateful to do this work […]

The Hawa Images Experience- Behind the Scenes


So much of our travel plans over the last two years have been disrupted but I am so thankful I was able to visit Dominican Republic this October and had the opportunity to photograph friends that are also influencers for our favorite vegan haircare and skincare. The beauty of the beaches and of these gorgeous […]

beautiful friends in Dominican Republic


We headed to Virginia Beach with family for a week to celebrate my sweet niece’s 2nd birthday and squeeze her because we do not get to do it nearly enough. My parents just moved to this amazing house and welcomed our crazy crew to crash it! Jason and I also celebrated 20 years of marriage […]

Dear Family in Virginia Beach


Once I knew I was traveling to Las Vegas for a work trip I knew I had to set up a styled shoot at the Neon Museum in Las Vegas with some fabulous women. Janay and Annalea were on board with the vision of an encouraging women empowerment session- we had a soundtrack and offered […]

Vibrant women in Vegas


History matters. When I was an 8th grade history teacher a quote by James Baldwin always hung in our classroom, “American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful, and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it.” This quote reminds us that the narrative of history continues and we must reckon with […]

Black History Month now & always