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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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Today, I want to share something that I learned later in my photography career that I wish I had learned much earlier–shooting with natural lighting. I quickly learned that my style of photography relied on a natural lighting source (daylight) versus an artificial lighting source (flash gear).  What took me quite some time to figure […]

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  Dear Sean, I’m sure the first two words in this post made you cringe a bit but trust me, I’ll make my point without embarrassing you too much.  If I have only a few days out of the year where public virtual ogling is reasonably acceptable, then thanks.  I’m going to take it. When […]

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    Exactly one year ago, I sat down to wrap up my thoughts from the previous year and wrote out plans for the new one. Revisiting this blog took me back to exactly what I had been feeling. What I didn’t realize then, that I of course know now, is that there is no […]

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This month is Pregnancy and Baby Loss Awareness month. I only learned of this by scrolling through feeds and seeing so many dear friends and their beautiful outpouring of openness, candor, and courage on their loss and heartbreak. It’s been two years since the loss of our first baby and I’ll never forget the pain—the […]

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  Hello blog world, I’m back. I’ve returned from my prolonged hiatus due to our permanent move from coastal Southern California to now the burbs of Centennial, Colorado. I’ve been away for quite some time so let me recap the last six chaotic yet eventful months: Baby June was born, Sean graduated with his MBA […]

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  Last week, my friend and fellow wedding photographer Molly with Molly and Co. asked me to make a special guest appearance on her blog and of course I happily obliged–1) because I adore the gal and 2) the topic was on the importance of taking photos of yourself.  Once I sent her my personal […]

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  Dear Sean, Last night, while you drifted away into a deep sleep within what seemed like milliseconds, I remained tossing and turning and doing everything I could to battle my insomnia.  After hours of this scuffle, I turned to you and held your hand.  I thought about how lucky I’ve been to have watched […]

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  Phew.  2017 threw me a curve ball and a fast one at that.  Early in the year, Sean and I were still recovering from our miscarriage.  By mid-2017, the ecstacy of our successful pregnancy news was quickly and negatively overwhelmed by my morning sickness.  I lost control of my life–my creative passions, my love […]