— If I could think of one way to describe this wedding, I would tell you it was a day full of complete and unadulterated joy. Outside the snow fell gentle and fluffy, one of those perfectly gray snow globe sort of days. Inside there was warmth and love and support so palpable I couldn’t […]
— When I was about 15 years old, I came across a book called “The Beauty Book.” It was a colorfully illustrative look at beauty through the ages. Page after page, it explored different cultures throughout various eras and painted a picture of what it meant to be an attractive woman at that time. I […]
On a little wood stoop of a tiny log church with a bright red door in a little tiny town, Mary & Allen said their wedding vows in the company of their families. Just outside of Denali National Park in Nenana, Alaska it was a far cry from their hometown of Chicago and just the […]
If you’re here and didn’t catch Part I of Kendall and Sean’s engagement session, go check it out here. All you other yay-hoos, welcome to Part II! One outfit change, a trip down Turnagain Arm and we were off to the second half of our engagement session with completely new looks, light, and scenery. (Side […]
There’s something so lovely about a bright yellow fall. It’s like living in a coloring book where a 5 year old has picked all the shades just because they are the most fun. I like the yellow that comes out in the fall and I liked getting to shoot in it with these two honeys. […]
There’s a lot of things to love about photographing weddings; the light, the decor, the scenery, the outfits. I am a sucker for good light and beautiful things. What fills my soul though is when I get photograph people with really beautiful hearts. Katie & Louis have really beautiful hearts indeed. And they’ve immersed themselves […]
Alike many of the great tales, Amanda and Blake’s story starts in a bar. A touch of annoyance and a hug in the parking lot gave way to hours on the phone and what started as perfectly timed friendship turned into serious devotion by way of life’s unexpected circumstances. Blake and Amanda’s love is kind […]
I love New Years. I love the designated chance to reflect and reset. I don’t think you can always see your life clearly in the moment. But when you stop to turn around and take a look at everything behind you, the haze lifts and in that pausing- there is clarity. Sifting through thousands of […]
It’s not hard for me to fall in love with the people who ask me into their lives to document their wedding day. From first dinner to engagement session, to chats on the phone and more, we spend a a lot of time together and my heart steadily grows for them.
I fell in love with Danielle and Michael almost instantly.
This past spring, I went down to California to visit my sister and followed that with a trip to Minnesota to see a few dear friends I hadn’t seen in years. I used to shoot a ton of 35mm film when I was in high school. To this day there’s something about it that remains […]