Do you ever look at old photographs and feel grateful for the snapshots that are true? The ones where you don’t remember the details but the picture takes you back to a feeling. When I think about making family work, it’s always the real life stuff that I want to give others. Like images of […]

When your baby’s brand new, the best place for you and your family is usually at home. These sessions allow you to stay where you’re most comfortable. Instead of packing up and heading to a studio, I come to you. I want you to feel relaxed, comfortable and for the images to be a reflection […]

Why do I use the word Storytelling to describe my family sessions? It’s simple. I want your images to be a reflection of your story. I believe that your session should be laid-back, comfortable and translate the true spirit of your family. I like to give some guidance, but also let you and your children […]

We’re so lucky to have the most beautiful backdrops here in Olympia, WA. Whether on trails through the woods, along a river, or the Sound, there’s never a shortage of magic. Family sessions are laid back, so your images reflect your true spirits. I’ll always guide you and do my best to make you feel […]

So many things have changed lately, but the type of imagery I’ll make for your family remains the same. Because of COVID -19 and the importance of everyone’s health and safety, I’ve moved all storytelling sessions outdoors. We’re so lucky to have endless locations around the South Sound! Whether it’s your favorite Olympia trail, beach, […]

Today I’m bringing you this very simple and delicious winter soup with Muir Glen. During the colder months, when tomatoes are no longer ripe on the vines in our own backyard, I love to use Muir Glen to maintain that sweet summer taste.  Their organic tomato products are grown in the Sacramento Valley of California […]

Why an in home storytelling session? I love in home sessions for so many reasons! Home is where families are most relaxed and it provides the perfect intimate and safe setting for newborns and little ones. In home photography is so simple because you don’t have to pack anything or load your little ones into […]

Today I’m bringing you this very simple and delicious one skillet vegan quinoa recipe with Muir Glen…plus a few helpful tips on photographing food using just natural light. Our family loves to grow our own tomatoes but during the colder months, I know I can use Muir Glen and still maintain that sweet summer taste. […]

This is where it all started…I first lifted my camera because of them. At the end of every year, I take time to reflect on my personal work. I sift through the photographs and remind myself of what’s important. My day to day work is where inspiration grows. This was the first year since 2014 that […]

2018 was a year of growth, both personally and for my business. We brought one of our children home from public school and I’m re-learning how to balance my business, while also having a little one working alongside me. In the spring, I expanded in a few different directions. I began teaching Food as Art, […]