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Mikayla and Kyle met at Carroll College years ago, and when I heard their campus proposal story, I knew part of their engagement shoot had to happen there too! These two are without a doubt destined to be together. And just from hanging out with them on their shoot, I could feel the excitement and […]

Carroll College Engagement Shoot

July 24, 2022

Engagements

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Location, Location, Location! I’ll be honest…when my kids fall asleep in the car I take the opportunity to scout fun and new locations. I will also say that this is the one thing that stresses me out the most before a shoot! I’ve learned over the years to find great locations that fit my subjects, […]

Senior Week: Location Thursday!

March 24, 2022

Educational

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Light is Everything To the average eye, there is light looks pretty similar–especially to someone who doesn’t dapple in photography. But, I am here to tell you that light. is. everything. It can make or break an image, and the time of day has a lot to do with it! I always shoot during golden […]

Senior Week: Light Wednesday

March 23, 2022

Educational

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Senior Week: Style Tuesday!! If you’re like me…I need a few tips on being stylish. I wish I could say that I was born to see style and what goes together with what. Nope. This definitely doesn’t come naturally for me. However, over the years of photographing hundreds of people, I have realized that a […]

Senior Week: Style Tuesday

March 22, 2022

Educational

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So you have chosen your photographer, secured your date, picked out your outfits…but have no clue what to do with your hair and makeup! Well this blog is for you! Here are some awesome hair and makeup tips and styles! Professional Hair and Makeup Professional hair and makeup looks amazing on camera and removes all […]

Senior Week: Hair & Makeup Monday!

March 21, 2022

Educational

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I will be honest. I was an hour late to this shoot. That NEVER happens. Like–ever. But the sweet voice on the other end of the phone called to see if I was ok, hoping that nothing had happened to me. I’ve never been so embarrassed! My heart sunk, because it was totally my fault. […]

What Matters Most

January 21, 2022

Newborn

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When I noticed our out-of-state phone numbers were from the same home town, I knew meeting these new parents was going to be fun! Sure enough, Tessa and I grew up in the same small town in North Idaho, and we had so much in common! It was so fun to reminisce about our old […]

Lifestyle Newborn Session

July 16, 2021

Newborn

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There is something about shooting expecting mamas, especially the ones who are pregnant with their first child. The excitement of what’s to come is tangible and exhilarating! I remember being pregnant with my first. Everything was so fun to look forward to. The new baby furniture, all the new baby gear you were positive you […]

Helena Summer Maternity Session

July 11, 2021

Maternity

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This mama helped me deliver my baby girl in November. I don’t know if it is just me, but I feel a strong connection to all of my OB nurses that have helped me deliver my three children into this world. These incredible nurses have such important roles in delivering the most precious gift you’ve […]

In Home Newborn Shoot

July 11, 2021

Newborn

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Capturing families has kind of crept up on me these past few years. To be honest, I’ve been flirting with the idea of doing more family shoots this next year. I’ve always specialized in weddings and seniors, but as I get older and my family gets bigger, I’ve realized just how special and important family […]

Best of 2020: Families

January 24, 2021

Family