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Allie and Conor were in town for just a few days, so making this Montana summer sunset engagement shoot happen was a must. Enter incredible Montana summer storm to try and ruin those plans. But just like always, Montana’s mother nature showed off for an hour, then left as quickly as she came. And just […]

Montana Summer Sunset Engagement Shoot

July 21, 2022

Engagement

Helena Montana Engagement Shoot

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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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  Champagne and a sunset? Check! It didn’t take long for me to recognize that these two are exactly my type of humans. You know the ones. They are immediately fun to be around, easy to talk to, and up for anything. And by anything, I mean willing to go off the plan and take […]

Champagne Sunset Engagement Shoot

March 6, 2022

Engagement

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Montana was showing off for this engagement session. I will admit that I lost feeling in my fingers about 20 minutes into the shoot, but thank goodness for warm cars–especially those with steering wheel heaters. When my camera was having a hard time focusing, I knew it was rather cold! Although you could never tell […]

Montana Snowy Engagement Shoot

December 20, 2021

Engagement

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When I first met Kodi and Jake at a busy Starbucks in downtown Helena, Montana, I immediately knew these were my people. They were exactly what I look for in a future KV Bride & Groom—kind, fun, and genuinely in love!   From the way Kodi smiles at Jake, and the way he’s quietly plays […]

Helena Sunset Engagement Shoot

October 10, 2021

Engagement

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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