about me

 

On photography…

I consider myself one of the lucky ones. I really love what I do. And my clients feel that.

I’m driven to document life. The movement, the emotion, the expressions I capture, the quality of the light—I see images I want to capture, everywhere.

My photography style is authentic because I’m authentic. Real. Unassumming. Un-posed. I love to capture moments as they unfold naturally in front of me.

I adore lifestyle sessions. I want to capture you and your family as they are today— letting personalities shine through, not just “looking good.” The best shots are the ones where your kids are being themselves—whether that’s laughing, or sometimes even pouting.

I’m flexible. I’m fun. I’m easy to work with. And I want you to be totally thrilled with your images. Anything less, and I wouldn’t be doing my job.

I tear up at every wedding I shoot at some point. I can’t help it. I love love and people coming together to celebrate love and joy and special moments in time. I’m also likely to become best friends with the wedding party, if only for the day. It’s who I am and what I do. And I love it.

The secret behind the success of my images is how comfortable people are during my shoots. I love working with people of all ages, and I’m really good at making them feel comfortable. My clients are constantly telling me how easy the session was and how much fun they had. That makes all the difference in my pictures.

I’m so grateful for what I get to do. To be invited into the most meaningful (and even the most ordinary) days of my clients’ lives. To be one of the first to see a newborn baby. To be a part of the best day of their lives. It’s awesome.

Being a photographer is such an honor, and always an adventure.

On me…

My husband and I spent two years sailing around the world. It was incredible, and incredibly challenging all at the same time. But, two things got us through: our sense of adventure and our openness to new people and new experiences. I bring the same open and candid nature to my photography.

We have a beautiful daughter. But, it wasn’t always a given that we would have her, or any child. It was during the long, brutal road of infertility that photographing children became all that more precious for me. But we finally having this beautiful, incredible being in our life and she rocks our world. Photographing her and documenting her childhood is my favorite thing in the world to do.

When I’m not behind the lens or chasing my toddler, you might find me doing Bikram yoga, planning our next travel adventure or sailing out on Lake Michigan.

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