When planning engagement sessions with my couples, I always ask them for location ideas first, especially if they have somewhere special in mind. I want the locations to “fit” them as a couple and reflect who they are and what they like to do together. If a couple enjoys getting dressed up and going out Continue Reading

One day last week I found myself sitting in bed, editing on my laptop and waiting for the Today show to come on…well before sunrise. That was a JFP first. Sure I had gotten up before sunrise to do work before, but never was I able to do it while sitting in bed (thanks Apple Continue Reading




At this time last year, wedding season had already begun for me. It’s not often that I have March weddings, but when I do, it allows for a nice, gradual transition from 3-4 months of off-season to 8-9 months of busy season! 🙂 Kasey and Jay were married on March 23rd last year and it Continue Reading

I was particularly excited about Alyssa’s maternity session because it had been three months since I photographed a mama-to-be and her baby bump. And, maternity sessions have become one of my favorite things to photograph! There’s something about maternity sessions that just make me think of “beauty”, “warmth” and “glow”. Yes, there are beautiful, glowing Continue Reading

How many of you blog readers are moms? How many of you moms don’t have nice portraits with your kiddos? How many of you moms will be celebrating Mother’s Day this year for the first, fifth, even fifteenth time!? If you’re a mom (or someone who is looking for a Mother’s Day gift), read on. Continue Reading

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