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This is where I share more of my weddings, engagement, portrait and lifestyle sessions along with some behind-the-scenes of all the magic.  When I'm not working I'm still taking my camera around with me to document the travels, my family, and life as I see it.   

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This year has thrown us all immeasurable hurdles. For the wedding community, it’s no different. More likely than not you’ve heard of a friend, family member, loved one or colleague who was forced to postpone or cancel their celebration of love entirely. For Janet and Craig, they took the well-known phrase “island time” and made […]

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As a former Air Force pilot myself, having the opportunity to capture Emma and Chris’s Vail Mountain micro-wedding held a very special place in my heart. The pilot pair were originally introduced by mutual friends years prior but their relationship slowly and steadily grew into a romance that finally reached new heights at the beginning […]

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More often than not, when you see a portrait of me it’s usually taken by myself or my husband.  I’m big on self-portraits because if I have a particular concept in mind, it’s often easier to create it myself rather than be the controlling, demanding, and tyrannical client to someone else.  So naturally, when it […]

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On March 10th, I gave birth to a beautiful and perfectly healthy baby girl.  This was my second pregnancy so I knew quite well how I’d be handling my wedding photography business this year.  Particularly, during the early months of morning sickness (this phase is always quite cruel for me) and during the latter end […]

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If you asked my 21-year-old self to define success, here is what she would say: A six-figure income Manger/Leader/CEO of _______. Consistent awards + accolades Being the top performer Having the financial freedom to buy anything I want whenever I want If you’re looking at this list and you’re thinking, Hey, that’s my success list, then that […]

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A little rain added a lot of magic to Kristina and Sam’s celebration of love one year ago today at their coastal wedding in southern California. Their story solidifies you can’t plan for the unexpected – in life or in love. Which the weather proved to be on their special day, utterly unexpected.  So much […]

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As we leap into the new year, we’re quick to focus on what is to come–setting intentions, curating resolutions, giving our imagination to all that awaits.  But in our enthusiasm for the unknown we overlook a simple truth–the beginning of a new year marks the end of another. And while we face the lure of […]

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For many of us, taking a photos is as easy as pulling out our iPhone’s and tapping our screen—if that at all. But for the clients I’ve been serving, snapping the photo is only part of the process; it’s making the memories tangible, with aesthetic quality that truly completes the act. These are the kind […]

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It never really feels like the holidays until you see the holiday family portraits sessions of loved ones start popping up all over your social media feeds. After all, it’s more than just a holiday card. It’s a nod to time-honored traditions: it’s a recap of another beautiful year gone by and shared with the […]

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There’s so much power to picking up your camera when you do–saying ‘yes’ to creativity and exploring ways to be a better artist.  Whether you’re just dipping your toes into the art of photography or you’ve been in the business for years, there are multitudes of elements of the craft that require special attention, practice […]