A Day In The Life with the Allen Family

When Lauren came to me with her vision for family photos, I immediately loved her idea. She was expecting a new baby soon, and wanted to document a day in the life both before and after his arrival. There’s so much excitement for what life will be like after baby comes, but also a touch…

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Hour By Hour, October 24, 2017: A Day In My Life

After failing a 365 personal project (one photo a day for a year) twice, I came to a realization. Well, a couple: I’m not the type of person who should do a 365. The first year I tried this I really needed the technical practice – how to deal with different types of lighting situations…

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A Day In The Life with the Taylors

This was such a great day hanging out with the Taylors. Here are some of my favorite images from their Day In The Life session. Watch the video at the bottom to see more. If you enjoyed these photos, be sure to let us know and leave a comment below 🙂

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Our Trip to Boulder, CO

I kind of hate traveling by plane, so when we had the opportunity to go on a road trip to Boulder, CO, I could not have been more excited. I’m not afraid of flying, but I just get so anxious about getting to the airport on time, getting through security, ending up in the same…

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Beautiful Breastfeeding Lifestyle Photo Session in Overland Park

The heart that gives, gathers. – Tao Te Ching When Allie first contacted me about a breastfeeding lifestyle photo session, I could sense that she was a little apprehensive, even though it was something she knew she deeply wanted. I was beyond thrilled to start planning with Allie. Though this lifestyle session was styled, we…

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Personal Photojournalism: Homemade Ice Cream on a Summer Night

“Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.” Long shadows, fading sunlight. Kids of all ages. From the youngest, totally oblivious to the sweet dessert in the making… to the oldest, who never fail to find joy in the process, even though they end up doing the bulk of the…

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New Meetup Group & Workshop Announcement!

I’m so excited to make the announcement for my beginner photography workshop, right here in Overland Park! This is a great opportunity to get out, meet other local moms, make new friends over a glass of wine, AND learn photography – a skill that I’m sure you’ll use over and over and over again as your kids…

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Personal Photojournalism – Eddie at Roe Park

I shoot a lot of photos of Eddie on the playground, but somehow I don’t think I’ll ever get bored of shooting these everyday moments. Maybe it’s because at this stage of life, he’s always learning new skills. It’s just fun to watch him grow. So here we are at the park again, only this time…

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One Easy as Pie Trick for Better Photos

One simple-as-pie trick to taking better photos.   What makes a great photo? Well, a lot of factors, but on a semi-unconscious level, we enjoy photos when they’re easy to look at.   Here’s the thing: our eyes are lazy bums.   They don’t wanna have to work to figure out what the subject is.…

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