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I got a text one evening from a good friend who wanted to surprise a colleague with a newborn shoot. I started asking questions, then quickly realized who she was talking about when she mentioned “newborn twin boys”. Uhm…absolutely!!! Kind of funny, I actually have already been invited in Brent and Ali’s home in the […]

Newborn Twin Winter Shoot

November 27, 2022

Newborn

Helena Newborn Photographer

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This sunset fall engagement session was gorgeous, but we paid for it with 457 mosquito bites. However, this shoot was full of that golden hour glow and it was totally worth itching for days. These images are the ones I dream about when it’s negative temperatures outside during the long cold winter months. Even though […]

Sunset Fall Montana Engagement Session

October 9, 2022

Engagements

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When I arrived at this newborn shoot, I was instantly intrigued with Beau and Madison’s historic Helena home. Built in the late 1800s, their home is nestled on a quiet street in Helena, where one can hear kids playing in the backyards and an occasional dog barking at a pesky squirrel. Beau opened the door […]

Historic Helena Home Newborn Shoot

August 13, 2022

Newborn

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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