I had the honor of photographing my Aunt Melanie’s (who I lovingly refer to as Tante) wedding in 2017 to Robert. The day was so relaxed and filled with love, family, and music! I know people talk about having a perfect day for their wedding, but really this day was perfect. The weather was just   Read More …

I am FREAKING OUT. But in a good way. [sorry for the ensuing caps and shouting that ensues…] Seriously. I AM GOING TO BE A PUBLISHED AUTHOR. My trilogy THE HAVLVES OF US (THOU) will be published by The Parliament House Press with my debut novel coming out in Winter 2018! [INSERT SQUEALS OF JOY AND JUMPING UP   Read More …

[Due to construction on my website and the blog transition, this is a summary of some of my favorite Senior Portraits in Fall of 2017. For more pictures, please visit my Facebook page] This was the year of FUN and interactive sessions – that include donuts – and body paint! Here are a few of my   Read More …

[Due to a switch over in my blog/website, this is a post from September of 2017 added to this site during the transition] Welcome to a new quarterly series [may change to monthly in 2018] on my blog where I review books I read the previous month! In August I read two amazing novels, and   Read More …

It was a beautiful Saturday morning when I pulled up to the Tilley house. There was a crispness in the air, and a slight breeze that made their American flag toss in the wind. I walked in to their home and immediately felt at home. They Tilley’s are like that – inviting you in to   Read More …

Weather is uncontrollable…and so are toddlers. Sometimes you have to talk about pizza, puddles of water and say you can do it better than they can to get them to participate in a photo shoot. But you know what you get? Priceless memories! I was going to just post a few…but then I fell in   Read More …

I have had the itch to get back to conceptual work for some time. Recently, Brooke Shaden (photographer) posted a challenge on her blog called White Wall Challenge – “It is about taking that blank and boring wall and making it work for us.” The challenge pulled at me because I have always wanted to   Read More …

Okay – so this is just not another vampire book…I promise. This is the latest in the Fred the Vampire Accountant series: Bloody Acquisitions. Haven’t read the others? That’s okay. Drew Hayes won’t hold it against you – well, I can’t speak for him – but I can speak for myself, and trust me, you want   Read More …

  I have been doing these writing challenges with a close friend of mine. The other day, one of the questions was to pick a single word that describes your personality – and tell why you picked that word. A single word swirled around in my mind – DETERMINED. I think that describes me pretty   Read More …

If you have ever met the Picket’s, you know that they invite you into their lives and into their family. So, when Megan first contacted me about photographing her wedding – I was beyond thrilled. I knew how much love was going to be at this wedding and I couldn’t wait to capture it. Texas   Read More …