Pieces of February

The real things haven’t changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong. ~ Laura Ingalls Wilder Some of my favorite pieces of February… 1. Unseasonably warm weather meant bringing out as much office…

The Wonderful Inbetweens of January

“Beginnings are usually scary, endings are usually sad, but it’s what’s in the middle that counts. So when you find yourself at the beginning, just give hope a chance to float up. And it will.” ~Hope Floats (movie) The wonderful inbetweens of my life lately… A spontaneous weekend roadtrip to the coast. Just a random…

Happy Hearted >> Adventure Portraits

I have been waiting to share this collection of photos until after Christmas, as not to spoil any gifts. My sister, Linda, her boyfriend, Curtis, and I recently ventured through the forest and mountains to capture some photographs of them together for Christmas cards and some wonderful Keepsakes. Since Linda wanted an adventure, we drove…

Behind A Bridal Shoot

My absolute favorite part of being a photographer is exploring and finding beautiful places. This summer as I dove into wedding photography, I discovered the challenge and entertainment of exploring while someone is in a wedding dress. Luckily, this someone was my now sister-in-law Rachel (yep same full name now). She is the perfect person…

It’s The Little Moments

It’s easy to get caught up in the idea that we have to do everything all at once and stay busy busy busy. Schedules and skewed priorities can quickly take the place of what’s really important. October was a stressful month full of editing, deadlines, photographing and not enough hours in each day. Loving what I…