my Journal

**Just a bit of a disclaimer, the post below is talking about female health, in particular, a pain disorder called endometriosis. I in no way want to offend anyone so please note I will talking plainly about female anatomy and other sensitive subjects** I’ve been 30 for awhile… But this story doesn’t start last week, […]

Life has an awesome way of introducing you to some of the most amazing people ever. Alivia is one of those people. She is a bubbly, energetic, concert fanatic who has the best room ever! We did two sessions for Alivia’s senior portraits, the first was in her bedroom because I know how much she […]

Steevi, such a wonderful little newborn. She was so excited to meet everyone that she came a little earlier than planned! Steevi happens to be one of my many adopted nieces. I met her mom when we worked at Amazon together and basically became best friends over neature videos and being weird. Steevi’s session was […]

For this child, I have prayed Samuel 1:27 I have to say that marrying into my husbands family brought a lot of new family members who are all going through such amazing times in their life. Kristin and Michael now have two babies, but just two short years ago they were expecting their first little […]

Whatever souls are made of, his and mine are the same. – Emily Bronte I love simplicity when it comes weddings, especially like Ananias and Amy’s wedding in May of 2016. There were three things they wanted their wedding to focus around; God, their love, and their families. They chose a simple backdrop of the […]

I have found the one, whom my soul loves When I offered a posing class in Fargo, these two were the first people I asked. I just knew that they’d be the perfect fun loving couple for a bunch of photographers to work with. Miquela and Devon are one of those couples that you look […]

Take my hand and grow old with me, the best is yet to be Even though I am kind of bummed that my blog didn’t completely transfer over when I changed names, but I’m also excited because I get to re-live gorgeous weddings like this! Maggie and Brandon were one of my favorite weddings of […]

When you meet people who have a wonderful story of love and adventure, but also give you coffee, well that means you have met some wonderful people. That’s exactly what happened when I met Wendy & Josh. Their maternity session was scheduled for a Sunday morning in June. We spent the first part of the […]

About once a week I’ll receive an email about what exactly lifestyle newborn photography is. I wanted to answer this question here, but also offer some tips for prepping for your lifestyle newborn session. For me a lifestyle newborn session means one thing: I get to focus on you, and your baby’s, story through photographs […]

Of all the things my hands have held, the best by far is you. This was one of my most favorite sessions of 2016, to date! I loved working with Natalie and her parents Cyndi and RJ for their daughters newborn session. Natalie was such a sweet and easy going newborn, it was just so […]